Special clinical interests
General and breast surgery, colorectal (lower GI) surgery, breast oncology, breast surgery, pelvic floor surgery.
Current NHS post
Consultant General Surgeon, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust.
Profile for Mr Jonathan Dawson
Mr Jonathan Dawson qualified as a doctor in 1982, and since that time his post-graduate training has been in colorectal and breast surgery.
He was a lecturer at University College London for eight years, during which time he undertook research in the treatment of colorectal and breast cancer, publishing and presenting work on laparoscopic and hernia surgery, colorectal and breast cancer and photodynamic therapy. Mr Dawson was awarded the Blackwell prize and shortlisted for the Moynihan prize (Association of Surgeons Great Britain and Ireland), a travelling Fellowship by the Royal Society of Medicine and spent fellowships in Hong Kong and Cleveland Clinic, USA.
In 1996 Mr Dawson was appointed consultant general surgeon at Northampton General Hospital to undertake colorectal and breast surgery. He was the lead surgeon for the breast unit from 2000 until 2005, during which time techniques of sentinel node biopsy, mammotome excision and symptomatic ultrasound of the breast by surgeons in the clinic were introduced.