Profile Photo of Dr. Derek J. Dawson, MD

Dr. Derek J. Dawson, MD http://cdn.hgimg.com/img/prov/X/R/B/XRB7Q_w120h160.jpg Get a Free Background Report on Dr. Derek J. Dawson, MD. Malpractice, medical malpractice, sanctions, misconduct, credentials, and penalty or negligence information.

Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 60

8256 Hohman Ave
Munster, IN 46321
OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices
Healthgrades

10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

Dr. Dawson's Experience

Dr. Dawson's Care Philosophy

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
1
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Examination
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Photocoagulation
  • Pterygium Excision
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
2
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Lupus Erythematosus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
More
  • Stye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
Less
3

Background Check for Dr. Dawson

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
4

Awards & Recognitions

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Most outstanding Resident, 1984
  • drdjdawson.com
5

Education & Training

Medical School

Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1980

Internship Hospital

Howard University Hospital
Complete in 1981

Residency Hospital

Howard University Hospital
Complete in 1984

Undergraduate Schools

University Of Southern California
Graduated in 1976
6

Languages Spoken by Dr. Dawson & Staff

  • English

Find the Right Doctor For You.

  • Ophthalmology
Dr. Ann K. Williams, MD
Ophthalmology
1.75 miles away
Dr. Christian S. Klein, MD
Ophthalmology
0.9 miles away
Dr. Jason A. Brooks, MD
Ophthalmology
1.72 miles away
Dr. Rand Diab, MD
Ophthalmology
0.9 miles away
Dr. Christopher D. Pelzek, MD
Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
0.89 miles away
Dr. Daniel P. Taglia, MD
Ophthalmology
1.81 miles away
Dr. Serge de Bustros, MD
Ophthalmology
2.25 miles away
Dr. Yana Tyler, MD
Ophthalmology
0.9 miles away
Dr. Suzanne Y. Lee, MD
Ophthalmology
1.72 miles away
Dr. Kourous A. Rezaei, MD
Ophthalmology
2.25 miles away
The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.
Connect With Us
Our User Agreement and Privacy Policy Have Changed

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and User Agreement.

© Copyright 2015 Healthgrades Operating Company, Inc. Patent US Nos. 7,752,060 and 8,719,052. All Rights Reserved. 
Third Party materials included herein protected under copyright law.

Use of this website and any information contained herein is governed by the Healthgrades User Agreement.