Grand Rounds

Date: 12/18 & 25/2019
Time: 7:30 a.m.
2ACC Learning Center
Topic: No Conference
Facilitator: N/A

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

MSC10 5600
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: 505-272-2231 (clinic hotline) 505-272-4107 (academic office)
Fax: 505-272-8098

Andrew J. Paterson, MD (photo)

Name: Andrew J. Paterson, MD
Title: Associate Professor
Specialty: Adult Spine Surgery
Medical School: University of Louisville
Residency: University of New Mexico
Fellowship: Panorama Orthopedics and Spine Center in Golden, Colorado

Dr. Paterson specializes in adult Orthopaedic spine surgery. He performs routine and complex spine surgeries for a multitude of conditions including trauma, degenerative problems, deformity, and tumors. Dr. Paterson completed his medical education at the University of Louisville, and his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of New Mexico. He completed his fellowship in Spine Surgery at Panorama Orthopedics and Spine Center in Golden, Colorado.

His memberships include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, North American Spine Society, and the American Medical Association. He is Board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.


  • J Youssef, S Forsythe, N Glover, A Paterson. Rheumatoid Arthritis. In: Vaccaro A, Anderson P, ed. Cervical Spine Trauma. Philadelphia, PA: Rothman Institute, 2010:459-465.
  • J Wills, RM Schwend, A Paterson, MS Albin. Intraoperative visible bubbling of air may be the first sign of venous air embolism during posterior surgery for scoliosis. Spine. 0515;30(20):E629-35.
  • AJ Paterson, AO Agarwala, CW Brown, DH Donaldson, DC Wong. Intraoperative radiographic assessment of thoracolumbar fractures using the ISO-C3D C-arm. 12th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques. Banff, Alberta, Canada. 7-9, 2005.
  • D Seligson, A Paterson. Hand transplantation efforts are misguided. Orthopedics Today. 1998; 18(10): 8.
  • CC Silliman, AJ Paterson, WO Dickey, DF Stroneck, MA Popovsky, SA Caldwell, DR Ambruso. The association of biologically active lipids with the development of transfusion-related acute lung injury: a retrospective study. Transfusion. 1997; 37:719-726.
  • CC Silliman, WO Dickey, AJ Paterson, GW Thurman, KL Clay, CA Johnson, DR Ambruso. Analysis of the priming activity of lipids generated during routine storage of platelet concentrates. Transfusion. 1996; 36:133-139.