Michael Patterson, D.O.

Michael Patterson, O.D.
  • Cataract Surgery with Premium Intraocular Lens
  • Laser Vision Correction (LASIK and PRK)
  • Surgical and Medical Treatment of Glaucoma (iStent, ECP, Ahmed and Trab/Express)
  • Ocular Surface Disease
  • Cosmetic and Functional Procedures of the Eyelids including Ptosis, Upper and Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasties, Entropion and Ectropion

Dr. Michael Patterson has written numerous scientific articles, papers and posters for national publications. He has been invited to meetings around the globe to help further education abroad. He received his medical degree from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Palmetto Health / University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He served as the chief resident from 2014-2016. He served six years in the Army National Guard where he earned the rank of Captain and currently is in the United States Army Reserve. He is married and has four children.

Crossville and Cookeville Offices

  • Ophthalmologist
  • Eye Centers of Tennessee House Staff Physician
  • Cumberland Medical Center Consulting Physician
  • Cookeville Regional Medical Center
  • Editorial Advisory Board Ophthalmology Management
  • Captain, United States Army Reserves
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • Upper Cumberland Medical Society
  • South Carolina Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • Alpha Chi Honor Society

Dr. Michael Patterson's interests include playing with his children and family, trail running, swimming, whitewater kayaking, rappelling, hiking, wood splitting, UT Sports, Tennessee Titans, and supporting local youth sports leagues. He enjoys spending time with his church family and song leading. He regularly goes on mission trips to Guatemala to help restore sight to the blind.


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