Dr. Elizabeth Dawson, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Dawson, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Elizabeth Dawson, MD is a dermatologist in Vancouver, WA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 2004 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

8614 E Mill Plain Blvd

Vancouver, WA 98664

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Dawson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dawson "Dr. Dawson is certified by the American Board of Dermatology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Dawson’s primary focus is general medical and surgical dermatology, including diagnosing and treating skin cancer. She is licensed in Oregon and Washington and is a member of the Oregon Dermatology Society, Washington State Dermatology Association, Washington State Medical Association and the Women's Dermatologic Society. Dr. Dawson graduated from Yale University and completed a Master of Science degree at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. She then attended Cornell University Medical College and completed her internship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. In 2005, Dr. Dawson relocated to Portland for her dermatology training at Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Dawson joined the Dermatology Associates of SW Washington team in 2009.Outside of the office, Dr. Dawson enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, trail running and hiking."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dawson "Dermatology Associates of SW Washington has a long-standing history with the residents of Portland and Vancouver. We’ve served these communities for over 30 years emphasizing prevention and education. Our board-certified physicians and highly trained staff are committed to providing expert yet personalized care for patients of all ages. We offer the latest in dermatologic treatments in a friendly and comfortable environment."

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

44  Conditions Treated


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17  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dawson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dawson to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dawson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have been seeing Dr Dawson for about 4 years. At my 1st visit she removed something that turned out to be a melanoma, potentially saving my life. I dillegently saw her every 3 months for a year. At each visit she removed 2-4 suspicious 'moles', fortunately they were all benign. At that point she...more
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Diagnosed with melanoma and wanted to see me every 3 months after surgery. At each appt. she wanted to remove 3 moles because that's the most amount insurance will pay her, and anything after 3 is just one price. But at each visit, she wouldn't remove them there, she'd have me schedule another...more
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