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Valerie Dawson, MD


Dr. Dawson went into healthcare for the fulfilling profession where she gets to make a positive impact every day by helping patients as well as something that would challenge her to continue learning. 

In her free time, she enjoys skiing, scuba diving, running, camping, and traveling. 

Board Certifications
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  • BS, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 2013
  • MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, 2018


  • Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, 2018-2019
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado, 2019-2022
Medical Interests Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Women in Ophthalmology
Clinical Interests
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Medical Retina
  • Glaucoma Management
Affiliations Professional Building