Meet the Friendly Staff at Neil A. Patterson M.D. P.A.
Neil Patterson, M.D., FAAFP
Originally from Frankfort, Illinois, Dr. Patterson attended the University of Illinois Medical School, graduating in 1988. He interned in Emergency Medicine at Orlando Regional Medical Center and completed a 3 year Family Practice Residency at Florida Hospital. Following residency, he practiced acute medicine for 3 years prior to opening his private practice in 1995. He has been board certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine since 1997. He is a member and fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, as well as a member of the Florida Academy of Family Physicians and the Florida Medical Association.
Dr. Patterson was also Medical Director of Alpha Medical Research overseeing pharmaceutical studies that resulted in the release of Eliquis and Uloric to the market. He was a long-standing volunteer physician with the Oviedo branch of Shepherd's Hope Community Health Clinic until it’s close in 2012, earning Volunteer of the Year in 2011. In 1994 he served as Assistant Medical Director for World Cup Orlando.
Dr. Patterson’s approach to patient care was greatly shaped by his personal experience as a patient diagnosed with Osteogenic Sarcoma, a form of bone cancer, during his 2nd year of medical school. He understands the frustration of migrating through the medical maze and the difficulty patients and families experience when faced with tough medical decisions. He strongly feels managing our patients to minimize these issues is a major goal for our practice.
Dr. Patterson along with his wife, Milana (our office administrator) and son, Christopher (Girls basketball coach at Boone High School) have resided in Oviedo since l989. In their spare time they like to travel and are avid sports enthusiasts.
Lucia Hamilton, APRN
Lucia Hamilton is a Nurse Practitioner who joined our practice in 2022. She attended University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. Lucia worked on various hospital units, as a Registered Nurse, including surgical, orthopedic, and neurologic. Lucia also worked as a Research Nurse, at the University of South Florida, on a study using a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program to improve cognitive impairment. While working as a Research Nurse, Lucia pursued her Master of Science in Nursing, specializing in Adult-Gerontology, from University of South Florida. Lucia is a Board Certified Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner and is licensed in the state of Florida.
Lucia has past experience as a Nurse Practitioner working with Hormone Replacement Therapy and Psychiatry. Lucia is passionate about assisting her patients achieve their health and wellness goals. Lucia takes pride in utilizing a holistic and comprehensive approach to care for her patients.
In her free time, Lucia enjoys spending quality time with her friends, family, and her two dogs. Lucia’s hobbies include outdoor activities, gardening, reading, and traveling
Natali Delgado, APRN
Natali Delgado joined our practice in 2019. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico she relocated to Oviedo in 2000. She earned her Associates of Nursing degree from Florida Hospital College of Health and Science then completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Central Florida to obtain her Registered Nursing education which she completed in 2014. She was employed by Winter Park Memorial Hospital as an RN in the Progressive Care Unit for 3 years before transferring to Florida Hospital for Children for 2 years on the Oncology floor and the Bone Marrow Transplant unit. At both hospitals she served a Clinical Preceptor for multiple nursing students. During this time she completed her Master of Science in Nursing at South University in Orlando, Florida, and became Board Certified as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in Family Medicine in 2018. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honors Society. She resides in Oviedo, FL with her husband and daughter and is fluent in English and Spanish.