Dr. Dawn Lemanne, MD

Dr. Dawn Lemanne, MD

Integrative Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Dawn Lemanne, MD is an integrative oncology specialist in Ashland, OR and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of California At San Francisco in 1988 and specializes in integrative oncology, oncology, and more.Read her story

1801 Highway 99 N # 2

Ashland, OR 97520

Contact Information

(541) 488-6261

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Cancer
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more than 17% of peers

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Dr. Lemanne's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lemanne "Dr. Lemanne, a Stanford-trained medical oncologist and recognized authority on integrative oncology, has treated thousands of cancer patients using conventional, functional, and integrative approaches. She enjoys working with patients who insist on the best in both conventional and complementary cancer treatments, and who also desire to use precisely-targeted diet, exercise, supplement, and lifestyle interventions to enhance treatment response and survival. OVERVIEW Dr. Lemanne is a rarity, a conventionally-trained medical oncologist and a renowned authority in integrative and functional oncology. She has completed the University of Arizona's flagship 2-year integrative medicine fellowship. Over the past two decades Dr. Lemanne has practiced in both community and academic settings. She was the first medical oncologist appointed to the integrative medicine faculty at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. MEDICAL EDUCATION Dr. Lemanne decided to become a physician at age seven, following the deaths of several playmates from cancer. Her premedical undergraduate work was in biophysics. She graduated with academic distinction from UC Berkeley, and upon entering UC San Francisco for her medical education, Dr. Lemanne was appointed Regents' Scholar, the highest academic honor in the University of California system. While working toward her MD degree at UCSF, she concurrently earned a masters degree in public health (MPH) from UC Berkeley. The focus of her MPH work was nutritional epidemiology. Following medical school, Dr. Lemanne completed a three-year internal medicine residency at Henry Ford Hospital in inner-city Detroit. The next step in her training was a medical oncology fellowship at the prestigious Stanford University Medical School, completed in 1993. Dr. Lemanne is a 2011 graduate of the University of Arizona's renowned 2-year integrative medicine fellowship. In 2012 Dr. Lemanne earned her fourth degree, a masters in science writing from Johns Hopkins University. She was awarded the "Outstanding Graduate Student" prize by the faculty. AUTHOR AND LECTURER Dr. Lemanne writes works for popular audiences and has published peer-reviewed scientific journal articles and textbook chapters. She continues her association with the University of Arizona, developing curricula in integrative oncology for postgraduate physicians. She has a busy lecture schedule, speaking internationally on integrative oncology. Dr. Lemanne is the founder of Oregon Integrative Oncology in Ashland, Oregon. Her unusual practice attracts proactive patients from around the world. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lemanne "The most important decision you'll make about cancer treatment is your choice of physician. In my opinion, the best oncologists are gritty explorers. They use science to go beyond the standard treatment protocols. They've read the research showing that nutrition matters, for example. 

What's more, these docs prepare for your appointment. They look at you, not a screen.  They respond to your questions with respect. 

My practice is strictly science-based. But science can't answer everything. I encourage my patients to bring in articles or questions about alternative or complementary cancer treatments they're interested in.

I study intensely every day, and have for decades. Even so, if a patient finds new information that sounds promising, I am excited to explore it together. 

For me, questions are never an irritation to be rushed through or dismissed as unimportant.  For me, questions are exciting, a chance to find better treatments."

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7  Specialties

  • Integrative Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Functional Medicine
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
  • Prostate Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

75  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

  • Chemotherapy
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Genetic Testing
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Mind-Body Focused Therapy
  • Nutrition Support for Cancer Patients
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of California At San Francisco
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Michigan / Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Arizona
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • The Johns Hopkins Univ
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lemanne has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lemanne's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lemanne to family and friends
13 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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Dr. Lemanne's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Lemanne Says:
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We are not for everyone. We are only for the proactive, those who gain comfort from being in control of their cancer care.

You are a proactive cancer patient if:

  • You want an oncologist who'll interact with you as an equal, with whom you can discuss relevant articles you've found, or treatment ideas you're interested in.
  • You think oncologists should not only be expert in anticancer
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Patient Comments (9)

I feel fortunate to have met Dr. Lemanne. She expressed interest in and knowledge about my cancer which is quite rare. She reviewed all of my medical records before our first meeting, clarified many of my concerns and advised me about a number of lifestyle changes which I’m looking forward to...more
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I couldn't say enough about Dr. Lemanne. She was a breath of fresh air in my otherwise frightening situation. The feeling you get when told you have cancer is very hard to explain and I knew so little about it until I sat with Dr. Lemanne. She was very clear when answering all my questions and then...more
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Dr. Lemanne is a brilliant physician & a great communicator. I wanted to see an integrative oncologist & she is one of only 6 in the nation. I have a slow growing cancer which is not treated until symptoms become difficult to manage. My conventional doctors are "watching and waiting". Dr....more
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Dr. Lemanne is a very caring and capable doctor. She's very smart, and she stays current on the latest research. She's very pleasant, too. She has the respect of other doctors, and she helped me in ways that other doctors did not. I'm very glad and grateful that she is my oncologist.
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I'm very grateful to have been referred to Dr. Lemanne by another knowledgeable physician at the time I needed to be guided in the right direction. Thanks to her excellent medical expertise I'm doing well and believe without her caring approach I would have been in a very difficult place in my...more
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