Dr. Eddie Patton is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has additional training and expertise in neuromuscular disorders. He is currently the Chief Medical Officer at Vyripharm Enterprises. Past appointments include Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the University of Texas Neurosciences in Houston, Texas. He has 10+ years of experience in inpatient and outpatient care. He went on to graduate from the Jones School of Business at Rice University with a Master of Business Administration (MBA).
He has vast experience in health care leadership and policy that allows him to identify potential game-changers in health care and help guide them through the process from establishment to exponential growth. He currently serves on the board of the Texas Neurological Society and is a past president of the Harris County Medical Society-Southwest Branch, a member of the Government Relations Committee of the American Academy of Neurology (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.
Over the course of his dynamic career, he has honed his skills in financial modeling/forecasting, strategic planning, and operational management to perform company evaluations and assist clients in raising capital, maximizing ROI, and improving marketing impact. He has served as an advisor at TMCX, a local medical start-up accelerator system located in the Texas Medical Center. His experience in the field of neurology combined with his executive MBA will enable him to apply universal business development methodologies, such as process improvement, operations management, and pricing model strategy to reduce costs, leverage data analysis to redefine the healthcare industry, and enhance customer/patient relationship planning.