Dr. Gerald M. Patton


Dr. Gerald Patton joined the vascular team in 1996 after retiring from the United States Army where he held the rank of Major when stationed at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the University of Miami before completing his general surgery residency at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Patton completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of Kansas before joining the U.S. Army Medical Corp.

Throughout his career, Dr. Patton has been the recipient of many awards and has been admitted to several national honor societies. He has lectured extensively on vascular disorders.  Most recently in 2017, Dr. Patton was named Top Doctor in vascular surgery in Main Line Today.

Along with Dr. Hayes and Dr. Ryan, Dr. Patton serves the vascular needs of patients at four hospital locations, the Brandywine Hospital, the Bryn Mawr Hospital, where he serves as the Chief of Surgery, the Paoli Hospital and the Chester County Hospital. A skilled vascular and endovascular surgeon, Dr. Patton has a special interest and expertise in arteriography and endovascular surgery and venous disease.


B. S.          Furman University, Greenville, S. C. – l978 -1981
Cum Laude
B. S. E.    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA – 1981-1983
Highest Honor – Chemical Engineering
M. D.       University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida – 1983-1987
AOA Honor Society

Post Graduate Training

General Surgery Residency:
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA – 1987-1992
Vascular Surgery Fellowship:
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas – 1992-1993

Academic Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery: MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Hospital Appointments

Attending Surgeon: The Brandywine Hospital
Attending Surgeon: The Bryn Mawr Hospital
Chief of Surgery: The Bryn Mawr Hospital
Attending Surgeon: The Paoli Hospital
Attending Surgeon: The Chester County Hospital

Frequently Performed Procedures

Arteriograms, Endovascular revascularization, Open bypass surgery for peripheral arterial disease, Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), Open repair of AAA, Carotid endarterectomy, Carotid stenting, Dialysis access surgery for end stage renal disease (ESRD), Endovascular intervention for ESRD, Placement and retrieval of inferior vena cava filters (IVC filters), Minimally invasive and surgical intervention for varicose veins treatment, Amputations, Temporal artery biopsies, and other procedures.