Dr. Christopher Dawson, MD

Dr. Christopher Dawson, MD

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Age 46
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Dr. Christopher Dawson, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 2005 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine, and more.

860 Omni Blvd Ste 115

Newport News, VA 23606

Contact Information

(757) 232-8844

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Dawson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Coccygeal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dawson treats Coccygeal Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Dawson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sacrum Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dawson treats Sacrum Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Dawson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dawson treats Spondylosis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Dawson treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Dawson's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Pain
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Hand Conditions
Headache
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Pain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pain Management
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

Enhance function while decreasing the need for pain medication through interventional procedures.
Not accepting patients who are solely interested in opioid/pain medication refills.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

  • 2011
    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    2011
  • 2010
    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2006
    University Of Virginia Health System
    Internship Hospital
    2006
  • 2005
    West Virginia University
    Medical School
    2005
  • 1994
    College Of William & Mary
    Undergraduate School
    1994

Awards

Dr. Dawson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dawson

3.5

Based on 85 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
2.3529411764705883%
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3 Stars
1.1764705882352942%
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2 Stars
2.3529411764705883%
(2)
1 Star
35.294117647058826%
(30)

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Dr. Dawson is excellent! I really like the way he takes the time to explain the procedure and what happens next.
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Very knowledgeable and helpful. Explains everything very well. I believe he really cares about his patients.
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Excellent experience!
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Listens really well and genuinely cares. Highly recommended.
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My pain started 41 years ago with a broken back from a helicopter crash and in the last 7 years I have diabetic neuropathy. I'm a carry-over patient from Dr Costello. Dr Dawson listened to what was wrong with me and he burned the nerves on both sides, changed my medication. He did two of three...Read More
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CHAMPVA
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
MedHealthInsurance
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medico
National Heritage Insurance
POMCO Group
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
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