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Dr. Clyde Dawson, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Dawson

Dr. Clyde Dawson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Joliet, IL and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1977 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.


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(815) 725-2277

Dr. Dawson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care of Illinois
Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
Health and Life PPO
Platinum PPO
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
Coventry Health Care of Missouri PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Pipefitters
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

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Dr. Dawson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dawson treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Dawson treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dawson performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Dawson performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Hernia Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dawson performs Hernia Repair more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Dawson performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Dawson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adequacy Testing for Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Breast Surgery
  • Amputation
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
  • Arterial Graft
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Graft Placement Surgery
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer Resection
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Popliteal Bypass Surgery
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemodialysis and IV Access Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intracranial Vascular Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Laparoscopy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Open Hernia Procedures
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Procedure
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vascular Shunt
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vasectomy
  • Vein Ablation
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Vein Treatment
  • Vena Cava Filter
  • Venography
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Zenker's Diverticulum

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to treat each patient with the care, respect and privacy that I would hope to receive myself.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1982
Wayne State University
Residency Hospital
1977
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1973
University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Undergraduate School
1982
1977
1973

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Dawson treated me with such care and was very informative of my condition. He listens and is very professional he did everything possible to get me back to health!!
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Dr. Dawson is not a quick in and out doctor. He is genuinely concerned about the care he gives his patients, and gives you his full attention without being in a rush. He took on our case when other doctors gave up and all went very well.
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