William Paterson

William Paterson

Faculty Bio

Dr. Paterson received his MD from Queen’s University in 1979 and subsequently trained in Internal Medicine at Queen’s and the University of Western Ontario. Following a clinical GI fellowship at Queen’s, he was awarded an MRC Research Fellowship to study esophageal physiology under the mentorship of Dr Raj Goyal at Harvard University. He returned to a faculty position at Queen’s in 1986, where he is currently Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Biomedical and Molecular Sciences. His main clinical and research interests relate to GI motility disorders, with particular emphasis on the pathophysiology of the esophagus. His research program has been funded continuously by MRC/CIHR for 24 years. He holds a Queen’s University Research Chair, is a past President of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology, and serves on the advisory board for the CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes.



Last Modified: 2016-10-19