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Dr. Shawn Putman Is this you?

About

Dr. Shawn Putman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Wilson, NC. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Legal Medicine and Ophthalmology. Dr. Putman is affiliated with Wilson Medical Center, Nash General Hospital and Wilson Medical Center. He speaks English.

Specialties

Dr. Shawn Putman has the following 2 specialties

  • Legal Medicine

    Legal medicine specialists advise on a variety of laws and regulations regarding health care and public health. This include disability claims, hospital law, privacy laws and physicians’ obligations and liabilities. They typically have a medical degree and a law degree so they're able to address specific legal issues that apply to medical professionals, hospitals and clinics.
    Compared to forensic medicine, which deals with determining cause of death in criminal investigations, they deal with issues that impact patient care and they’re also typically involved in assessing illegal substance use in athletes.

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2015)

  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Putman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Wilson Medical Center

    1705 Tarboro St SW
    Wilson, NC 27893

  • Nash General Hospital

    2460 Curtis Ellis Dr
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804

  • Wilson Medical Center
  • Nash General Hospital
  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center

    Residency

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