Dr. David Lee Dawson MD

Dr. David Dawson is a vascular surgery doctor in Sacramento, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of California, Davis Medical Center and VA Northern California Health Care System. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Dawson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at University of California, Davis Medical Center and one of 7 at VA Northern California Health Care System who specialize in Vascular Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Vascular Surgery

Clinical Interests: Veins

Hospital Affiliation

University of California, Davis Medical Center

VA Northern California Health Care System

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, General Surgery, 1985–1990

University of Washington
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 1990–1992

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Vascular Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

WA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Association between statin medications and mortality, major adverse cardiovascular event, and amputation-free survival in patients with critical limb ischemia.
Westin, G. G.,Armstrong, E. J.,Bang, H.,Yeo, K. K.,Anderson, D.,Dawson, D. L.,Pevec, W. C.,Amsterdam, E. A.,Laird, J. R.

Nitinol Self-Expanding Stents vs. Balloon Angioplasty for Very Long Femoropopliteal Lesions.
Armstrong, E. J.,Saeed, H.,Alvandi, B.,Singh, S.,Singh, G. D.,Yeo, K. K.,Anderson, D.,Westin, G. G.,Dawson, D. L.,Pevec, W. C.,Laird, J. R.

Endovascular recanalization of infrapopliteal occlusions in patients with critical limb ischemia.
Singh, G. D.,Armstrong, E. J.,Yeo, K. K.,Singh, S.,Westin, G. G.,Pevec, W. C.,Dawson, D. L.,Laird, J. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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