Dr. Mark Dawson, MD

Dr. Mark Dawson, MD

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Dr. Mark Dawson, MD is a family medicine specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 29 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

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
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Dr. Dawson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acidosis
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Bacterial Sepsis
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bird Flu
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bursitis
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Common Cold
Conduct Disorder
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dementia or Depression Screening
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Folliculitis
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Headache
Heart Disease
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
High Cholesterol
HIV Screening
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Impetigo
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Kidney Infection, Acute
Knee Disorders
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric Overweight
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Prostate Cancer Screening
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Scabies
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sepsis
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sore Throat
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Swine Flu
Syphilis Screening
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mark Dawson, MD is a family medicine specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1976 and specializes in family medicine and pediatrics.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Promise Healthcare, Chief Medical Officer

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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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Aetna
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American Republic
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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Navigate POS
Options PPO
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