Eddie L. Patton, Jr., MD

Vyripharm Enterprises

Dr. Eddie Patton is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has additional training and expertise in neuromuscular disorders.

Dr. Patton received his medical degree at Wayne State University, where he was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award and the Marjorie Edwards Award for Scholarship and Community Service. While in medical school he was co-founder and co-director of the Young Doctors of Detroit High School and Middle School Mentoring Program. He subsequently completed neurology residency training and a neuromuscular disease fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. He went on to graduate from the Jones School of Business at Rice University with a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

He currently serves as President of the Texas Neurological Society and is a past president of the Harris County Medical Society-Southwest Branch, and past member of the Government Relations Committee of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). As a part of the Federal Advocacy Committee od AAN, he was responsible for aiding in the creation of the federal advocacy agenda for the American Academy of Neurology. He is currently a member of the Advocacy Engagement Subcommittee of AAN. He is a graduate of the Emerging Leaders Forum sponsored by the AAN Class of 2016. He is also a graduate of the Texas Medical Association’s Leadership College. He is a member of the Harris County Medical Society where he serves on the board as Chair of the Board on Medical Legislation.  He has been named among Texas Monthly magazine’s SuperDoctors® and Houstonia magazine’s Top Doctors. He was appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to the Texas Council on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders. In recognition of his continued service on this council he was re-appointed to this council by Governor Abbott in 2022. He has previous academic appointments including Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College and Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology/Neurosurgery at Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery University of Texas Health Science Center. 

Dr. Patton’s research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and he has presented on topics ranging from neuromuscular disease cases to new treatments and technologies for stroke to the effects of spirituality on end-of-life decision-making.

Dr. Patton is an independent healthcare consultant and has served as an advisor for TMCX, an innovation center for medical start-ups located in the Texas Medical Center. He enjoys working with companies that are innovative and have a positive impact on healthcare delivery. Dr. Patton is a fellow of the American Leadership Forum. 

Dr. Patton’s mission is to provide quality and compassionate neurological care to his patients. He strives to establish trust and good communication with patients and their families regarding care and treatment.


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