Dr. John T. Dawson, MD

Dr. John T. Dawson, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 62 years old

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!Read more

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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!Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dawson to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total surveys (1 with a review)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Dawson
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (9)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (9)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Dawson's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (10)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (9)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (9)
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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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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • 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
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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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Dr. Dawson's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Dawson

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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!