Dr. Patton is a radiation oncologist and practice president of Compass Oncology. He has been in practice for thirty years.
Dr. Patton treats all types of cancer with a special focus on breast cancer. He has advanced expertise in Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery and brachytherapy.
His multidisciplinary approach to care centers around the belief that collaboration among the different medical specialists leads to the right answer for treatment. He incorporates the results from patient evaluation (examination, imaging, laboratory, surgery) together with current medical evidence to offer treatment options reflecting the concerns and preferences of the patient and family.
Dr. Patton has a wife and two children including a son who is a cancer survivor. He enjoys flat water kayaking and taking adventure travel excursions.
Areas of expertise
Breast cancer, brain tumors
Medical school: Doctor of Medicine Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, Houston, Texas
Additional graduate study: Master of Science in administrative medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
Master of Science in medical informatics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Master of Business Administration, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Board certification: American Board of Radiology (therapeutic radiology)