(Frank) K.Franklin Patton, M.D.

Dr. Patton graduated in 1982 from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Sciences degree in biology and then attended the University of Michigan Medical School where he received a doctorate in medicine (M.D.). In 1987, he completed an internship in surgery at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor Michigan. From 1987 until 1990, he trained in an anesthesiology residency program at State University of New York at Stonybrook. During his training, he subspecialized in cardiothoracic anesthesiology and chronic pain management. He is a distinguished recipient of the Robert Dripps, M.D. Award. Following completion of his residency, he was appointed as a Assistant Professor in the department of anesthesiology at the State University of New York at Stonybrook. He wrote one of the chapters in the anesthesia textbook, Pharmacology of Therapeutic Agents used in Anesthesia. He is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Patton has been practicing anesthesia with Rockdale Anesthesia Services, P.C. since 1991 at Rockdale Hospital in Conyers, Georgia.