Dr. Elliot T. Dawson, MD

Dr. Elliot T. Dawson, MD

Languages: English
Fax: 443-777-8320

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Specialties
  • Neurology
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal reflexes
  • acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • alzheimer's disease
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • arm weakness
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Procedures I Perform
  • angiography
  • avm embolization
  • botox for dystonia
  • botox for hemifacial spasm
  • botox for spasticity
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About the Provider

Elliot Dawson, MD, serves as director of the division of neurology, director of the vascular neurology program, and director of the stroke program at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. Under his leadership, the hospital is working to expand its stroke program, with a goal to upgrade from a Primary Stroke Center to a Comprehensive Stroke Center, in accordance with regulatory requirements from The Joint Commission. This designation will allow Dr. Dawson and his colleagues in the division of neurology to deliver a more sophisticated level of acute care for stroke patients, capable of performing interventional procedures both in the emergency department and intensive care unit.

Dr. Dawson joined MedStar Health after serving as an adult neurohospitalist and vascular neurologist at the Neurovascular Institute of Thousand Oaks/California Institute of Neurosciences. In tandem, he worked for Northridge Hospital Medical Center, serving as medical director of both the department of neurosciences and the stroke program. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Society for Vascular and Interventional Neurology, and the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery.

In addition to his administrative leadership roles at MedStar Franklin Square, Dr. Dawson provides comprehensive care for stroke patients admitted to the hospital.

“Neurology is a cherished practice that allows me to offer explanations, solutions, and life-saving treatments that were not available years ago. With each patient I see, I learn about a member of our community, listen to what is most important to him or her, and determine how to meet their needs. I love that every day presents new opportunities to offer hope, promote wellness, and practice generosity.” —Dr. Elliot Dawson

Education
  • Fellowship Program: Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education (2018)
  • Residency Program: Mayo Clinic of Rochester (2017)
  • Internship Program: University of California Irvine Medical Center (2014)
  • Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine (2013)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.
Practice Locations
  • 9000 Franklin Square Drive
    Suite 2CB
    Baltimore, MD 21237
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    Phone: 443-777-7320
    Fax: 443-777-8320

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