Dr. Mark Dawson, MD

Dr. Mark Dawson, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Mark Dawson, MD is a family medicine specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1976 and specializes in family medicine and pediatrics.

1525 Oak Park Blvd

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

(337) 494-2023

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • 10 More

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Dr. Dawson's Experience

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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 Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice and Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Pediatrics

2  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

131  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Lsu
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Walter Olin Moss Regional Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Earl K. Long Hospital Pediatric Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wo Moss Regl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Lsu Mba
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dawson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Promise Healthcare, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Dawson's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dawson to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Dawson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He's probably the worst pediatrician we ever seen. Doesn't listen to parents at all. Every time we go he walks in says it's viral and walks out before even looking or Touching my baby. Definitely wouldn't recommend him at all
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