Dr. John Dawson, MD

Dr. John Dawson, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Dawson, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Sevierville, TN. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

744 Middle Creek Rd Ste 200

Sevierville, TN 37862

Contact Information

(865) 908-7008

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Dawson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cataract
very high
more than 97% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 96% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dawson "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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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • 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
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wilmer Inst/Johns Hopkins U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dawson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Dawson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Dawson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Dawson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dawson to family and friends
4.3
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Dawson'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (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 accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Network S
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Gold Plus Choice PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Dawson has admitting privileges

Leconte Medical Center
742 Middle Creek Rd
Sevierville, TN 37862
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Physicians Regional Medical Center
900 E Oak Hill Ave
Knoxville, TN 37917
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