Dr. M Shane Dawson, MD

Dr. M Shane Dawson, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. M Shane Dawson, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 1998 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

122 E 76th St Ofc 1B

New York, NY 10021

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Dawson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ventral Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dawson treats Ventral Hernia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Dawson treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dawson treats Inguinal Hernia more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Dawson treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Umbilical Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dawson treats Umbilical Hernia more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Dawson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Dawson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenalectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Testicular Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

"Dr. M. Shane Dawson received his bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University and his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA. He then completed his surgical training at Lenox Hill Hospital and fello...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2004
    Duke Umc
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2003
    Lenox Hill Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 1998
    La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School
    1998
  • 1994
    Louisana State Univ
    Undergraduate School
    1994

Awards

Dr. Dawson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dawson

4.8

Based on 98 reviews

5 Stars
94.89795918367346%
(93)
4 Stars
1.0204081632653061%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.0204081632653061%
(1)
1 Star
3.061224489795918%
(3)

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As the husband of a surgeon I am lucky to have insider knowledge as to how talented Dr. Dawson really is. He is the guy that doctors send their families to. Last week I had bilateral hernias repaired with mesh laparoscopically. Surgery went great. Near zero pain with very minor soreness for a few...Read More
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I had laparoscopic surgery: bilateral inguinal hernia repair with a mesh. Very thoughtful and caring doctor. Takes time to explain things. You don’t feel like he is rushing you through the system to get to the next patient. Surgery went really well on the Friday and I was back at on Monday....Read More
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Dr. Dawson is a magnificent physician. I experienced complete professionalism, skill and compassion under his care. His personal attention in advising family member after procedure was gracious. When I had an unrelated eye problem on a Saturday evening he personally returned my call. Every...Read More
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Dr. Dawson was great in every way- supportive, explained things clearly and most of all solved my gallbladder problem. One week after surgery I felt like a new person. I highly recommend Dr. Dawson.
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Awesome person, very efficient. He did a great job, thoroughly recommend
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Navigate POS
Options PPO
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