Dr. John Dawson, MD
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Ophthalmology | Male

East Tennessee Eye Surgeons 744 Middle Creek Rd Ste 200 Sevierville, TN 37862 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

At East TN Eye Surgeons, we're committed to providing exceptional healthcare for all patients specializing in cataracts, cataract surgery, ocular surgical procedures, eye diseases & injuries including macular degeneration, diabetes, & glaucoma, routine eye exams, contact lenses & our own optical dispensary. We participate in most medical insurance plans, including secondary insurance plans with Medicare. We do not participate with any routine vision plan. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Biography

Dr. John Dawson, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Sevierville, TN. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Dawson is affiliated with Leconte Medical Center and Physicians Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Dawson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in Knoxville, TN |
My husband and I have been patients of Dr Dawson for many many years. He has always taken care of our eye issues with careful listening and deliberation, appropriate concern and care. We always feel that we are in very good hands.
in Knoxville, TN |
Very good bedside manners. Explains in detail meds. I am impressed with the awards for doctor of the year so many times.
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Dr. Dawson's Care Philosophy

At East TN Eye Surgeons, we're committed to providing exceptional healthcare for all patients specializing in cataracts, cataract surgery, ocular surgical procedures, eye diseases & injuries including macular degeneration, diabetes, & glaucoma, routine eye exams, contact lenses & our own optical dispensary. We participate in most medical insurance plans, including secondary insurance plans with Medicare. We do not participate with any routine vision plan. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Dr. Dawson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
  • Residency Hospital
    U Calif
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wilmer Inst/Johns Hopkins U

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening