Medical Advisors

Our recommended and endorsed medical advisors and consultants:

David Patterson, M.D.

David Patterson, M.D. is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a subspecialty in Brain Injury Medicine.  

He graduated from the Creighton University School of Medicine in 1994. The following year, he pursued his residency at the University Of California Irvine Department Of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation where he was designated Chief Resident in 1997. 

Dr. Patterson began as the Program Director for Casa Colina Hospital in 1999 and later assumed the role of Medical Director. He has served as the Medical Director across the physical rehabilitation continuum of care to include; long term acute care hospitals, post-acute rehabilitation, sub-acute rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, concussion clinics and home and community rehabilitation.

Dr. Patterson has been instrumental in advancing radiographic imaging through his work in diffuse tensor imaging and provides oversight to the imaging organization Brain Mapping Solutions. He has given lectures nationally to professional and community groups on rehabilitation education, stroke prevention and rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury, acute management of spinal cord injury, metabolic joint disease, and concussion. 

Dr. Patterson is an advocate of sports athletes who have sustained brain trauma. He is a participant with the Retired NFL Congress and provides sideline coverage for high school and collegiate level athletic programs.  Dr. Patterson’s efforts have been included in local, regional and national media coverage of treatment to soldiers with traumatic brain injuries. He is committed to ensuring that patients receive the highest level of medical and rehabilitative care available.  

 

 

Lawton W. Tang, MD 

 

Leadership Activities & Employment:

Stem cell and Exosome processing for treatment of Professional Athletes, etc NFL, NBA players. Randomized controlled prospective studies for Acute and Chronic pain

Cannabis based Research in randomized controlled prospective studies for Acute and Chronic pain in conjunction with the NFL Alumni league

Development of Food for Athletes with Collaboration with the NFL and Mcdonalds

Black MP & Zezel probiotic water, as well as formulation of Ketogenic Prebiotic and Probiotic hydration systems Li Medicals, Research and Development team-Jan. 1993 to June 2001, Architectural Design coordinator for the Ultrafix, Micromite bone anchor:  1.5mm titanium bone anchor for the repair of Hand/Scapholunate ligament injuries.  Contributed to the patent of *US 5,372,604 and other patents pending.  Currently  distributed by Linvatec.

National Medical School Review-Program Coordinator, June 1997

Responsibilities:  Program Coordinator for USMLE step I and II, including tutoring and assimilating program materials for US and international medical students.

Co-dependent Detoxification Unit-Jackson Park Hospital, April 1997-June 1997

Responsibilities:  Admitting , co-managing, and discharging polysubstance abuse patients.

University of South Florida-Researcher, May 1990-June 1991

Responsibilities:  Research in the Tobacco Mosaic Virus effects on Citrus Plants and Human Dengue Fever Virus proteins in post-transcriptional G-cap processing.

University of South Florida-Resident Coordinator, June 1989-May 1992

Responsibilities:  Providing and managing academic and social functions for students acclimating to life on-campus.

University of South Florida-Taekwon-Do Instructor, June 1989-May 1991

Responsibilities:  Teaching martial arts to students and University Police Officers.

Ranked top 25% at Olympic Nationals, Colorado Springs

Licensure and Certification:

 

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  • Florida 
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

 

USMLE step I, June 1995-passed                                                ACLS, April 1997-passed

USMLE stepII, August 1997-passed                                            BLS,   June  1998-passed

USMLE stepIII, September 2004-passed                                    ATLS,  April 2002-passed

 

American Board of Surgery In-Service Training Exam:

PGY1-99% PGY2-98% PGY3-96% PGY4-90% PGY5-85%

 

American Society of Plastic Surgery In-Service Exam:

PGY6-98% PGY7-98% PGY8-99%

 

Community Service:

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  • Annual International Black Belt Center Fund-raiser for Muscular Dystrophy Foundation, Broward County, Florida

 

David Braunreiter, M.D. is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.

He graduated from the The Medical College of Wisconsin in 1992, completed residency in family medicine in St. Louis in 1995 and fellowship in sports medicine at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 1996.

Since then, he has served as a team physician for many professional and collegiate organizations, most notably in the NFL with the Houston Texans from 2002-2009, in Major League Soccer with the Houston Dynamo from 2006-2019, and the University of Houston from 2001- 2009. During his time with the Houston Dynamo, he was a charter member of the MLS Concussion Protocol Committee from 2011 through 2019, helping formulate the MLS Concussion management and return to play policy.

He has served as a team physician for an estimated 37 professional and collegiate sports seasons and continues to provide event coverage for local high school sports along with his clinical practice of general family medicine and sports medicine. He serves as a medical advisor for the Concussion Oversight Committees for several school districts in the greater Houston area.