Dr. Steven A Patten MD Internist

Dr. Steven Patten is an internist in Decatur, Georgia and is affiliated with DeKalb Medical at North Decatur. He received his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Patten accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 61 doctors at DeKalb Medical at North Decatur who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: Geriatric Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

DeKalb Medical at North Decatur

Education & Medical Training

District of Columbia General Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984–1985

G W Hubbard Hospital - Meharry Col
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985–1986

Emory University School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Alvin C. York Vet Admin Medical Center
Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986–1987

Queens University
Other Training, Fiction, 2007–2009

Vanderbilt University
Other Training, Biomedical Engineering, 1976–1980


Other Training, 2007–2009

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Geriatric Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 2 years in Hospice & Palliative Medicine

GA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
1987

Spinxmen Club Alpha Phi Alpha, Vanderbilt University
1976

NSBE Achievement award, Vanderbilt University
1976

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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