Patten, M.D.

Thomas Patten, M.D.
Primary Care - Adult, Family Medicine

Phone: 629-255-2138
Fax: 629-255-4045
Not Accepting New Patients


University of Tennessee in Memphis, TN


University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN


American Board of Family Practice


American Medical Association, Nashville Academy of Medicine, TN Medical Association, American Academy of Family Practice

A native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Dr. Patten went into practice in 1985 in the Rivergate area before moving his practice to Heritage Medical Associates in 1998.  Dr. Patten completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, and earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee, Memphis.

He interned at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, and was chief family practice resident at the University of Tennessee Hospital in Knoxville. Dr. Patten is board certified in Family Practice and is a member American Medical Association , Tennessee Medical  Association, Nashville Academy of Medicine, and the American Academy of Family Practice.

He also serves as Medical Director of Richland Place Health Center. Reading, tennis, playing music and travel are among Dr. Patten’s hobbies. He and his wife Kathy have two children.


Dr. Patten collaborates with Nurse Practitioner, Jennifer Jones, to provide high quality care in an efficient manner. As a member of your healthcare team, Jennifer can provide a full range of services, such as:

• Ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests

• Implementing treatment plans for acute and chronic conditions

• Prescribing medications and treatments

• Educating on prevention and positive health choices

Click here to learn more about Jennifer Jones.