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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (0)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melissa Lawson is Excellent. Dr. Lawson has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Melissa Lawson, MD is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Adolescent Medicine.

  • She has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Lawson graduated from University of Missouri at Kansas City. She has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Lawson has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Columbia Regional Hospital 
  • Capital Region Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Melissa A Lawson MD is a female Internist, has 19 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics, Pediatric Adolescent Medicine, and Adolescent Medicine.
Where does Dr. Melissa A. Lawson practice?
Dr. Melissa Lawson has 2 office locations.
Dr. Melissa Lawson practices Pediatrics, Pediatric Adolescent Medicine, and Adolescent Medicine near Columbia, MO.
See Columbia Pediatricians and Columbia Adolescent Specialists.