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Dr. Ian Lawson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
2.6 (37)
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Ian Lawson, MD

Dr. Ian Lawson, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Tacoma, WA. They graduated from University of British Columbia and is affiliated with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital.

Dr. Lawson works at MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Mountain in Tacoma, WA with other offices in Gig Harbor, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Carpal Tunnel Release and Trigger Finger along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lawson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mountain Orthopaedic Specialists Inc
    1550 S Union Ave Ste 210, Tacoma, WA 98405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 301-5150
  2. 2
    MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Gig Harbor
    4545 Point Fosdick Dr Ste 255, Gig Harbor, WA 98335 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (253) 459-6555

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital

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    • Molina Healthcare
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    2.6
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    Based on 37 ratings
    Patient Ratings (37)
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    Nov 10, 2018
    Surgery was a week ago today. Everything went exactly how he explained. I’m very happy with this procedure from start to finish.
    Barbara O’Brien in Tacoma, WA — Nov 10, 2018
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    About Dr. Ian Lawson, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1275699563
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Western Ontario
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of British Columbia
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of British Columbia
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Ian Lawson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lawson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lawson has an average wait time of 16 – 30 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Lawson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lawson has seen patients for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Carpal Tunnel Release and Trigger Finger, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lawson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    37 patients have reviewed Dr. Lawson. The overall rating for this provider is 2.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lawson.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Lawson, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Lawson appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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