“What I enjoy most about being an Orthopedic Surgeon is helping patients get back to doing activities that they love.”
Dr. Edwards joined Advanced Orthopedic Specialists in October 2007. A native of Cape Girardeau, Dr. Edwards received his bachelor of science degree in interdisciplinary studies from Southeast Missouri State University. He received his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and went on to complete his internship and orthopaedic surgical residency at the same institution. Dr. Edwards fulfilled his medical training with a fellowship in sports medicine at Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic in Tennessee.
In addition to his clinical commitments, Dr. Edwards serves as a team physician for Southeast Missouri State University and Jackson High School. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his kids, golfing, exercising, and playing the guitar and tenor saxophone.
Dr. Edwards is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
- American Medical Student Association
- American Medical Association
- Missouri State Medical Association
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine