Dr. Abigail Patterson was born and raised in Wisconsin. She attended college at the University of Loyola in Chicago, and returned to Wisconsin for medical school at the University of Wisconsin.  She moved to Dallas for her pediatric residency at UT Southwestern and has stayed on as faculty in the Newborn nursery.  In addition to her interest in newborn medicine she is interested in global health and global health research, specifically in Haiti.


Medical School
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine (2012)
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2015), Pediatrics

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Pediatric Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
  • Research Interest

    • Care of the well newborn
    • Global health

    Honors & Awards

    • Global Health Award
      UT Southwestern Pediatric Residency Program (2015)
    • Departmental High Honors – Biology
      Loyola University Chicago (2008)
    • Undergraduate Research Award
      Loyola University Chicago (2008)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American Medical Association
    • Catholic Medical Association