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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 61

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Leconte Medical Center
742 Middle Creek Rd
Sevierville, TN 37862
Physicians Regional Medical Center
900 E Oak Hill Ave
Knoxville, TN 37917

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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East Tennessee Eye Surgeons Advanced Medicine and Surgey of the Eye
John T. Dawson, MD
7800 Conner Rd
Powell, TN 37849
John T. Dawson, MD
744 Middle Creek Rd Ste 200
Sevierville, TN 37862
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    Dr. Dawson's Experience

    Dr. Dawson's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • YAG Iridotomy
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Esophoria
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Disorders
    • Eye Melanoma
    • Eye Trauma
    • Floaters
    • Foreign Body in Eye
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
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    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Heterophoria
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College of Georgia
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    Medical College Of Georgia Hospital and Clinic

    Fellowship Hospital

    Wilmer Inst/Johns Hopkins U
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Dawson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Dawson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Leconte Medical Center

    • Physicians Regional Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Dawson

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.5
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    4.5 out of 5

    Dr. Dawson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    8 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    8 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    8 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Dawson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.8 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    East Tennessee Eye Surgeons Advanced Medicine and Surgey of the Eye
    John T. Dawson, MD
    7800 Conner Rd
    Powell, TN 37849
    (865) 546-1464 (Office)
    (865) 546-0470 (Fax)
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    East Tennessee Eye Surgeons Advanced Medicine and Surgey of the Eye
    John T. Dawson, MD
    744 Middle Creek Rd Ste 200
    Sevierville, TN 37862
    (865) 908-7008 (Office)
    (865) 429-1377 (Fax)
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