Dr. Matthew Lawson, MD

Dr. Matthew Lawson, MD

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Dr. Matthew Lawson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tallahassee, FL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 2004 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.

1401 Centerville Rd Ste 300

Tallahassee, FL 32308

Contact Information

(850) 877-5115

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Capital Healthplan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Cerebrovascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Lawson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

98  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Stroke
  • Amaurosis Fugax
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Bilateral Stroke
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brainstem Strokes
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arterial Stenosis
  • Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Intraventricular Hemorrhage
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Florida, Department Of Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Florida, Department Of Neurosurgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Florida, Department Of Neurosurgery-Endovascular Neurosurgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lawson's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lawson to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Lawson'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I got lost in the TMH complex and arrived 10 min. late for a first apt. to discuss surgical needs. It was agonizing to wait for this appointment. To be told I couldn't see him because he had no tolerance for my getting lost and being late makes me very leary of returning to see a Dr who has no...more
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