About Our Doctor

Derek J. Dawson, M.D.

Dr. D.J. Dawson has provided comprehensive, quality care since 1984. He received his premedical education from the University of Southern California, and his Doctorate degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. He then completed an internship in medicine at Howard University Hospital, where he also completed his residency in ophthalmology. He was recognized as the Most Outstanding Resident in the Department of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Dawson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the National Medical Association. He became Board Certified in 1986.