Dr. Sherfield Dawson III, MD

Dr. Sherfield Dawson III, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Sherfield Dawson III, MD is a general surgery specialist in Urbana, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Univ Of Il Coll Of Med in 1990 and specializes in general surgery.

602 W University Ave # Clinic

Urbana, IL 61801

Contact Information

(217) 383-3311

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 93% of peers
Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 91% of peers
Incisional Hernia
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Dawson III'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated


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40  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • 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
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

1 Sanction
  • Unprofessional Conduct (4/7/2015)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Dawson, Sherfield MD: License # 036119837: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in a breach of patient confidentiality. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s license.
    State: Illinois
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Univ Of Il Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • King-Drew Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • King-Drew Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dawson III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dawson III to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dawson III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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