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Michael Dawson, Jr., MD


  • Undergraduate
    University of Miami, (Miami, FL)
  • Medical School
    University of Miami, (Miami, FL)
  • Residency
    Internal Medicine, Naval Hospital (San Diego, CA)
  • Fellowship
    Gastroenterology, Naval Hospital (San Diego, CA)
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine 1984, Gastroenterology 1989

Dr. Dawson consults with Internal Medicine Hospitalists on patients at Sanford Medical Center. He sees patients hospitalized with: Acid reflux, Celiac disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Cirrhosis, Diarrhea, Chronic Constipation, Gallbladder disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Pancreatitis, Biliary Cancer, Liver Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Cholangitis, Abdominal pain, and GI Bleeding.

Dr. Dawson strives to provide excellent GI care to hospital patients, working within a diverse interdisciplinary team to provide an exceptional patient experience.

Dr. Dawson served his country here and abroad as a military physician, and then practiced Gastroenterology/ Hepatology for 24 years in private practice.



Dr. Dawson enjoys reading and traveling, and his full-time role as grandfather

Numerous Military Decorations & Commendations
Primary Practice Location

Sanford USD Medical Center

1305 W 18th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5039

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(605) 333-1000