Francis R. Patterson, MD

Musculoskeletal Oncology

Specialty

Musculoskeletal Oncology


Contact

Tel: 973-972-1993

Francis R. Patterson, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon at Rutgers North Jersey Orthopaedic Institute (NJOI) and a professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). In addition to his positions with the school and practice, Dr. Patterson is also an attending physician at:

  • Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Overlook Medical Center
  • Morristown Medical Center
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  • University Hospital in Newark, NJ

Along with his numerous publications on various orthopaedic topics, Dr. Patterson is the recipient of several awards and honors, including:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award
  • Orthopaedic Departmental Award
  • Two Golden Apple nominations

Dr. Patterson is professionally affiliated with:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Children’s Oncology Group
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society

Contact Doctor: 973-972-1993

Dr. Patterson completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal oncology at the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery and a general surgery internship at State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University. He graduated magna cum laude with a medical degree from the University at Buffalo–SUNY, and a bachelor's degree in biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Refereed Original Article in Journal

  • Patterson FR, Rooney MT, Damron T. Sclerotic Lesion of the Tibia without Involvement of Lymph-nodes.:  An Unusual Presentation of Rosai-Dorfman Disease.  J Bone Joint Surg, 79-A, No 6.  Pp. 911-916.  June 1997.
  • Patterson F, Peabody TD: Operative Management of Metastases to the Pelvis and Acetabulum, Ortho Clinical North AM; 31(4):623-31, October 2000.
  • Barbashina V, Hana Aviv, Benevenia J, Patterson F, Tsai J, Cohen S, Aiser S, Fernandes H, Skurnick J, and Hameed M:. Oncoproteins and Proliferation Markers in Synovial Sarcomas: A clinicopathologic study of 19 cases.  Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology:   128(11):610-6, Nov 2002.
  • Barbashina V, Karabakhtsian R, Aisner S, Bolanowski P, Patterson F, Hameed M: Desmoplastic Fibroma of the Rib”, Arch Pathol,Lab Med, Vol 126(6):721-2, June 2002.
  • Das,K, Hameed,MR, Heller,D, Miriani,N., Foty,N ,Benevenia,J, Patterson,F, Aisner,S,: “Liquid-Based vs/Conventional Smears in Fine Needle Aspirations of Bone and Soft-tissue Tumors”, Acta Cytologica, May,2002.
  • Barbashina V, Aviv,H, , Benevenia, J, Patterson, F, Tsai,J , Cohen,S, Aisner,S, Fernandes,H., Skurnick, J, , Hameed,M.: Oncoproteins and Proliferation Markers in Synovial Sarcomas: A clinicopathologocic study 19 cases. Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology,2002.
  • Uppal S, Aviv H, Patterson F, Cohen S, Benevenia J, Aisner S, Hameed M: Alveolar soft part sarcoma--reciprocal translocation between chromosome 17q25 and Xp11. Report of a case with metastases at presentation and review of the literature. Acta Orthop Belgica.;69(2):182-7, April 2003.
  • Benevenia J, Patterson F, Beebe K: Rotationplasty using intramedullary nailing for osteosarcoma of the distal femur. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Video Technique Library Series, 2004.
  • Benevenia J, Patterson F, Shu, B, Solt K: Mastering Knee Injection. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Video Technique Library Series, 2004.
  • Blacksin MF, Benevenia J, Patterson FR:  Complications After Limb Salvage Surgery, Curr Probl Diagn  Radiology;33(1):1-15, Jan-Feb, 2004.
  • Patterson F, Evaluation of Soft Tissue Masses, CME Article, NJMS Pulse, January 2004.
  • Weiner M, Damron TA, Patterson FR, Werner FW,  Mann KA.: Biomechanical Study of Pins in Cementing of Contained Proximal Tibial Defect:, Clinical Orthopaedic and Related Research Number 419:232-7,  2004.
  • Tsai JY, Aviv H, Benevenia J, Chang VT, Patterson F, Aisner S, Hameed M;HER-2/neu and p53 in osteosarcoma: an immunohistochemical and fluorescence in situ hybridization analysis. Cancer Investigation, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 16-24, 2004
  • Benevenia J, Cyran FP, Biermann JS, Patterson FR, Leeson MC: Treatment of Advanced Metastastatic Lesions of the acetabulum Using the Saddle Prosthesis. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (426)23-31, September 2004.
  • Blacksin MF, White LM, Hameed M, Kandel R, Patterson FR, Benevenia J. Granular Cell Tumor of the Extremity: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Characteristics with Pathologic Correlation. Skeletal Radiology, 34(10):625-31, October 2005.
  • Hameed, MR, Lin, T, Coffman, F, Cohen, M, Fernandes,H, Aviv, H, Benevenia,J, Patterson, FR, Aisner,S, Cohen,S: Molecular Markers in Osteosarcoma- A cDNA Microarray and RT-PCR Analysis. Journal of Musculoskeletal Research, Vol. 9, NO.2,pp77-84, 2005
  • Hoy E, Granick M, Benevenia J, Patterson F,Datiashvili R, Bille B: Reconstruction of Musculoskeletal Defects Following Oncologic Resection in 76 Patients. American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Ann Plast Surg;57(2):190-94, Aug2006.
  • Knox K, Bitzos I, Granick M, Datiashvili R, Benevenia J, Patterson F: Immediate Reconstruction of Oncologic Hemipelvectomy Defects. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 57(2):184-189, August 2006.
  • Hameed M, Blacksin M, Das K, Patterson F, Benevenia J, Aisner S: Cortical Chondroblastoma: report of a case and literature review of this lesion reported in unusual locations.  Skeletal Radiology.35(5):295-7 ,May 2006.
  • Beebe K, Ross E, Song K, Tuy B, Patterson, FR, Benevenia, J: Functional Outcomes After Limb Salvage Surgery and Endoprosthetic Reconstruction with an Expandable Prosthesis: A Report of Four Cases. of Physical Med. and Rehab. August 2006.
  • Hameed M, Blacksin M, Das,K, Patterson,FR, Benevenia,J,Aisner,S: Cortical Chondroblastoma:report of a case and literature review of this lesion reported in unusual locations. Skeletal Radiology, 35(5):295-7, February 2006.
  • Kesani A, Benevenia J, Patterson FR, Beebe KS.: Single-Bone Forearm Reconstruction for Malignant and Aggressive Tumors.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research:464; 210-216, November 2007. 
  • Aisner SC, Blacksin M, Patterson F, Hameed MR,: “A Painful Tibial Mass in a 37-year-old Man”.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. May 2007.
  • Patterson F, Obafemi A, Tuy BE, Beebe K, Benevenia J,: Elevated Serum B-hCG Levels in a Woman with Osteosarcoma of the Distal Femur: A Case Report. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, published on-line, February 2008.
  • Tuy BE, Obafemi AA, Beebe KS, Patterson FR: Case Report: Elevated Serum Beta Human Chorionic Gonadotropin in a Woman with Osteosarcoma. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 466 (4) 997-1001, April 2008.
  • Tuy BE, John TK, Uglialoro AD, Beebe KS, Vives M, Patterson F.: Tumoral Calcinosis Presenting as Neck Pain and Mass Lesion of the Cervical Spine, The American Journal of Orthopaedics; 37 (11): E191-E195, November 2008.
  • Tuy B, Bhate C, Beebe KS, Patterson FR, Benevenia J: IVC Filters May Prevent Fatal Pulmonary Embolism in Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research; VOL 467, ISSUE 1 (2009), Page 239.
  • Tuy B, Bhate C, Beebe KS, Patterson F, Benevenia J.: IVC Filters and Mechanical Compression for Prophylaxis of Venous Thromboembolism in Musculoskeletal Tumor Surgery, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research:467;273-245, January 2009.
  • He M, Aisner S, Benevenia J, Patterson FR, Hameed A, Hameed M,: p16 Immunohistochemistry as an Alternative Marker to Distinguish Atypical Lipomatous Tumor from Deep-seated Lipoma. Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp51-56, January 2009.
  • He M, Aisner S, Benevenia J, Patterson FR, Harrison L, Lin TZ, Hameed M.: Epigenetic Alteration of p16INK4a gene in dedifferentiation of Liposarcoma. Pathology, Research and Practice, Volume 205, Issue 6, pp 386-394, June 2009.
  • Beebe KS, Patterson F, Song K, Ross E, Benevenia J. Funtional Outcomes After Limb Salvage Surgery and Endoprosthetic Reconstruction with an Expandable Prosthesis: A Report of Four Cases. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  June 2009.
  • Uglialoro AD, Maceroli M, Beebe KS, Benevenia J, Patterson FR.: Distal Femur  Defects Reconstructed with Polymethylmethacrylate and Internal Fixation Devices: A Biomechanical Study  Orthopedics; 32:561, August 2009.
  • Tuy BE, Bhate C, Beebe K, Patterson FR, Benevenia J: IVC Filters May Prevent Fatal Pulmonary Embolism in Muscoskeletal Tumor Surgery. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, Volume 467, Issue 1, pp 239-245, 2009.
  • Beebe, KS, Uglialoro AD, Patel N, Benevenia J. Patterson FR: Mechanical Failure of the Rephiphysis Expandable Prosthesis.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery; 92: 1250-1253, May 2010.
  • Beebe KS, Benevenia J, Kaushal N, Patterson F. Uglialoro A, Patel, N: Evaluation of a Noninvasive Expandable Prosthesis in Musculoskeletal oncology Patients for the Upper and Lower Limb.  Orthopaedics; 33(6):386, June 2010.
  • Tuy B, Benevenia J, Beebe KS, Patterson FR.: Tibio-talar Arthrodesis by Distraction Osteogenesis with a Circular External Fixator Over an Intramedullary Nail. Current Orthopaedic Practice,22 (1):e7-e12, Jan/Feb 2011.
  • Husain Z, Benevenia J, Beebe KS, Patterson FR, Uglialoro AD, Hameed R, Cathcart C.: An Evaluation of Brachytherapy and External Beam Radiation in the Treatment of Extra-Abdominal Desmoid Tumors with Wide Surgical Resection.  The American Journal of Orthopaedics, 40(5) E78-82, May 2011.
  • Hwang JS, Beebe K, Patterson FR, Benevenia J: Infected Total Femoral Replacements: Evaluation of Limb Loss Risk Factors: Orthopedics, Volume 34, Number 11,pp 856, November 2011.
  • Benevenia J, Patterson FR, Beebe KS, Abdelshahed M, Uglialoro AD: Comparison of Phenol and Argon Beam Coagulation Used as Adjuvant Treatment of Stage 2 and Stage 3 Benign-Aggressive Bone Tumors.  The American Journal of Orthopaedics, Volume 35, (3) Page 194, March 2012.
  • Patterson FR, Hwang JS, Beebe KS, Uglialoro AD, Flynn J, Benevenia J.: An Innovative Approach to Concave- Convex Allograft Junctions: A Biochemical Study. The American Journal of Orthopaedics, April 2012.
  • Mehta A, Siegerman D, Beebe KS, Koerner J, Hwang JS, Patterson FR.: Septic Arthritis of the Hip Caused by Group B Streptococcus in a Post-Partum Patient. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Case Connector. 24(2):e62 1-5, October 24, 2012.
  • Capo JT, Husain Q, Beebe KS, Patterson FR, Preston JS, Shamian B. Reverse Sural Rotational Flap coverage of the Lower Leg after Musculoskeletal Oncologic Resection. European Journal of Plastic Surgery. Vol 36 (10), September 2013.
  • Goodman, H. J., Patterson F. R.: Surgical Management of Lower Extremity Metastatic Disease. AAOS Orthopaedic Knowledge Update 3: Musculoskeletal Tumors, Chapter 34, pp 345-364, 2014.
  • Benevenia J, Patterson FP, Beebe KS, Tucker K, Moore J, Ippolito J, Rivero S.: Results of 20 Consecutive Patients Treated with the Repiphysis Expandable Prosthesis for Primary Malignant Bone. SpringerPlus, 4:793, December 2015.
  • Crum RW, Lee ES, Patterson FR, Chaudhary SB, Baranski GM, Chokshi, RJ. Back-to-Front Hemicorporectomy with Double-barreled Wet Colostomy for Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of a Pressure Ulcer. The American Surgeon. 2015-12;81:400-402.
  • Benevenia J, Patterson FR, Beebe KS, Palma MJ, Rivero SM, Friedrich M, Kirchner R, Wirtz D.: Outcomes of a Modular Intercalary Endoprosthesis as Treatment for Segmental Defects of the Femur, Tibia, and Humerus.” Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 474: pp. 539-548, 2016.
  • Benevenia J, Rivero S, Moore J, Ippolito J, Siegerman D, Beebe KS, Patterson FP.: Supplemental Bone Grafting in Giant Cell Tumor of the Extremity Reduces Nononcologic Complications. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, On-line, March 2016.
  • Tuy BE, Patterson FR, Beebe KS, Sirkin MS, Rivero SM, Benevenia J.: Linea Aspera as Rotational Landmark for Tumor Endoprostheses: A computed Tomography Study.  The American Journal of Orthopaedics, E198-E203, May/June 2016.

Books, Monographs and Chapters

  • Patterson FR, Peabody TA,: Surgical Management of Metastatic Disease of the Pelvis, Orthopedic Clinics of North America, Vol 31(4):623-31, October, 2000.
  • Patterson FR,: Oncology and Basic Science, Sarcoma Chapter: Osteosarcoma and Variants, Orthopedic Surgery Essentials Series, Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, publication, Fall, 2006.
  • Patterson FR: Damron TA, Oncology and Basic Science, Sarcoma Chapter: Principles of Limb Salvage Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery Essentials Series, Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, 2006.
  • Patterson FR: Principles of Biopsy-Soft Tissue Masses, Orthopedic Knowledge Update-Musculoskeltal Oncology 2nd Edition, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 2007.
  • Patterson FR.: Ewing’s Sarcoma Chapter, Orthopedic Knowledge Update-Musculoskeltal Oncology 2nd Edition, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 2007.
  • Patterson, FR, Goodman HJ. : Surgical Management of Lower Extremity Metastatic Disease. AAOS Orthopaedic Knowledge Update, Musculoskeletal Tumors 3, Chapter 33, June 2013.

View Publications

  1. Benevenia J, Patterson FR, Beebe KS, Palma M: Oncologic and Functional Outcomes of a Modular Segmental Endoprosthetic Device (Osteobridge) for intercalary diaphyseal resections for bone tumor: Submitted for Poster Presentation, AAOS Annual Meeting, Chicago,IL March 19-23,2013.
  2. Beebe KS, Moore J, Siegerman DA, Patterson FR, Benevenia J.: The Effect of Supplemental Bone Grafting in Benign-Aggressive Epiphyseal/Metaphyseal Tumors. Poster Presentation, MSTS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 3-5, 2013.
  3. Benevenia J, Himpe B, Friedrich M, Palma M, Beebe KS, Patterson FR, Kirchner R.: Early Results of Modular Intercalary Endoprosthesis used in Musculoskeletal Tumors. Podium Presentation, MSTS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 3-5, 2013.
  4. Benevenia J, Beebe KS, Moore J, Patterson FR.: Early results of a 73 Consecutive Noninvasive Prosthetic Expansions in Skeletally Immature Patients treated for Musculoskeletal Tumors. Podium Presentation, MSTS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 3-5, 2013.
  5. Benevenia J, Hwang J, Gorgy G, Patterson FP, Beebe KS.: The Epidemiology of Adamantinoma: An Analysis of Data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program. European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society (EMSOS) 2016 Annual Meeting, LaBaule, France, May 25-27, 2016.
  6. Benevenia J, Ippolito J, Rivero S, Patterson FP, Beebe KS.: Use of Rotating Hinge Segmental Prosthesis in the Salvage of Deep Musculoskeletal Infections of the Knee. European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society (EMSOS) 2016 Annual Meeting, LaBaule, France, May 25-27, 2016.