Christy Lawson, MD, General Surgery, Knoxville, TN, East Tennessee Children's Hospital


General Surgery Knoxville, TN

Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Assistant Professor, Surgery East Tennessee State University

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Education & Training

  • University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville
    University of Tennessee Medical Center at KnoxvilleFELLOWSHIP
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville
    University of Tennessee Medical Center at KnoxvilleRESIDENCY
  • University of Tennessee Medical CenterINTERNSHIP
  • Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
    Medical College of Georgia School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Berry CollegeOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2018 - 2018
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 2010 - 2020
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Association of Anaesthetists: Anaesthesia and Peri‐Operative Care for Jehovah's Witnesses and Patients Who Refuse Blood  
    Christy Lawson, MD, Anaesthesia
  • Point of Care Thromboelastography Assays for Coagulopathy in Trauma Patients.  
    Carroll RC, Craft RM, Landgon RJ, Clanton CR, Lawson CM, et al, Translational Research
  • Tracheal Tumors.  
    Lawson CM, Daley BJ, Emedicine article update
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Hypocaloric Feeding in the Critically Ill obese.
    Lawson CM, Schumacher LK, Daley BJ, et. al, Fellow’s Research Day, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
  • Use of Human Acellular Dermis and Vacuum-Assisted Wound Closure in Complex Surgical Closures.
    Newbrough S, Lawson CM, Mancini M, Southeastern Surgical Congress, Orlando, FL
  • Perforated jejunal ulcer secondary to gastrin secretin by a peripancreatic lymph node: A rare presentation of sporadic Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome.
    Lawson CM, Mancini ML, Southeastern Surgical Congress, Atlanta, GA
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  • Trauma Systems Development. 
    Region II EMS Conference, Gatlinburg, TN
  • Protein Metabolism and Requirements in Critical Care. 
    A.S.P.E.N. Clinical Nutrition Week Post Graduate Course, Vancouver, BC
  • Does Permissive Underfeeding Promote Better Outcomes in Critical Illness. 
    Kentucky Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (KYSPEN)
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations