Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, Patrick completed his undergraduate education summa cum laude at the State University of New York at Buffalo with a degree in the Biomedical Sciences. He continued on to complete his medical school education at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences graduating with his medical doctorate in 2015. During his medical school years, he was selected for a research internship at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, where he studied the impact of tumor microenvironment on tumor evolution. He has a wide range of clinical interests including vascular neurosurgery and brain tumors. During his free time, he enjoys biking, volleyball, and snowboarding.