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Daniel Dawson II, MD, Ophthalmology, Gainesville, FL, UF Health Shands Hospital


Ophthalmology Gainesville, FL

Anterior Segment Related, Cornea & External Disease, Retinal Disease

The University of Florida Department of Ophthalmology

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  • Dr. Daniel Dawson is an ophthalmologist in Gainesville, FL and is affiliated with UF Health Shands Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and has been in practice 20 years. He specializes in anterior segment related disease and cornea & external disease and is experienced in cataract surgery, cornea/external disease, general / comprehensive ophthalmology, corneal biomechanical engineering, and ophthalmic drug delivery.

Education & Training

  • University of Miami/Jackson Health System
    University of Miami/Jackson Health SystemFellowship, Cornea, External Diseases, and Refractive Surgery, 2005 - 2006
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    University of Wisconsin Hospitals and ClinicsFellowship, Ocular Oncology/Ophthalmic Pathology, 2001 - 2003
  • University of Michigan Health System
    University of Michigan Health SystemResidency, Ophthalmology, 1998 - 2001
  • Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation
    Gundersen Lutheran Medical FoundationInternship, Transitional Year, 1997 - 1998
  • University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
    University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineClass of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • NH State Medical License
    NH State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2005 - 2024
  • ND State Medical License
    ND State Medical License 2021 - 2022
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2001 - 2005
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012-2013

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