Dr. M Shane Dawson, MD

Dr. M Shane Dawson, MD

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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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Top Care Areas

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

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

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dawson to family and friends
83 total reviews (42 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (83)

  • 5
    (79)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (42)

We were referred to Dr. Dawson by our gastroenterologist who recommended surgery. He concurred and scheduled the surgery as promptly as possible. His office and bedside manner was professional, warm and thorough.
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I recently visited Dr. Dawson for a hernia, and found him to be an excellent doctor. He was friendly and patient, and explained my condition and necessary surgery with tremendous thoroughness. On the day of my surgery he once again told me what to expect during and post surgery. His demeanor was...more
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Dr Dawson was very helpful, friendly, and answered all my questions. I was very comfortable leading up to, day of, and after the procedure.
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I recently had a colon resection with Dr. Dawson. Everything went perfectly. His skill, kindness, and attentiveness were overwhelming. He turned a potentially frightening experience into a very positive one. I can not recommend him more highly.
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Excellent experience! Dr. Dawson is professional with great bedside manner. My entire experience was great as a result and would highly recommend him.
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