Dr. Ryan Patterson is originally from Whitley County and graduate of Columbia City High School. Dr. Ryan earned a BS in Chemistry from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne and a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis. In addition, he has received numerous honors throughout his educational career. Dr. Ryan is a member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association and the local Isaac Knapp District Dental Society. Additionally, Dr. Ryan is member of the Federation for the Handicapped, and has served on the Council for the New Dentist at the Indiana state level.
Locally, Patterson Family Dentistry, P.C. supports various charities including Whitley County 4-H, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, American Cancer Society, Columbia City Optimist Club, Columbia City Police Department and the Whitley County Community Foundation. Patterson Family Dentistry, P.C. also participates in the Columbia City High School student intern class. Support also extends into the classrooms where the doctors and their staff give presentations to students from elementary school to high school on many aspects of oral health.