Dr. M Shane Dawson, MD

Dr. M Shane Dawson, MD

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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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  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Incisional Hernia
very high
more than 94% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 91% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Dawson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dawson "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 fellowship training in Critical Care Medicine at Duke University. Dr. Dawson returned to New York in 2004 and began his surgical practice. He is board certified in both general surgery and critical care medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His areas of clinical interest include minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery and oncologic surgery. Please visit our website at: www.glsnyllp.com"

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

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59  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dawson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dawson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dawson

4.8

Based on 94 reviews

5 Stars
95.74468085106383%
(90)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
1.0638297872340425%
(1)
1 Star
3.1914893617021276%
(3)

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Awesome person, very efficient. He did a great job, thoroughly recommend
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David Bradley in New York, NY – Sep 14, 2018
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I have had two surgeries with Dr. Dawson: hiatal hernia repair and gallbladder removal. He is technically expert and thorough in explaining the procedures, and very compassionate.
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William in New York, NY – Sep 13, 2018
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I can't have asked for a better surgeon than Dr. Dawson. I had never been through surgery before, and from the moment I arrived at the hospital he was reassuring and put me at ease. He explained every step of the process thoroughly, and did everything he could to make me feel calm and unworried. I...Read More
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Joseph in New York, NY – Sep 04, 2018
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Dr. Dawson had been recommended to me, and I am so glad I went to him. Clearly highly intelligent, Dr. Dawson also had a sensitive bedside manner, followed up with me regularly post surgery, and took the time to answer my questions in a patient, understandable way. I always felt that I had his...Read More
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John Bloomfield in New York, NY – Aug 31, 2018
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Dr. Dawson has that rare ability of administering sound rational advice while securing one's confidence that he is securely aware of the extent of your specific need and the course timeline required to address it. There was no anxiety in entrusting my surgical treatment to his professional acumen.
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Duncan Isherwood in NYC, NY – Aug 08, 2018
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