Michael A. Edwards, M.D., is a physician in the Department of General Surgery at Mayo Clinic hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. His clinical interests include the multidisciplinary care of patients with severe obesity,
gastrointestinal and abdominal wall disorders using minimal access surgical techniques, such as minimally invasive (laparoscopic) and robotic-assisted surgery. He also treats conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux, hiatal and paraesophageal hernias, gastroparesis, spleen disorders, and benign disorders of the gallbladder and benign disorders of the adrenal gland (hyperaldosteronism, Cushing's syndrome and pheochromocytoma).
He earned his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., where he also completed his surgical residency. Afterwards, Dr. Edwards was a fellow in surgical critical
care at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, followed by a fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Edwards has authored or co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters and abstracts in his area of medicine, and has edited and reviewed many other professional publications. He is certified
by the American Board of Surgery.
In his free time, Dr. Edwards enjoys spending time with his family and dogs, golfing, and community engagement and outreach activities.
Mayo Clinic locations
Fellowship - Minimally Invasive Bariatric SurgeryBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University
Fellowship - Surgical Critical CareBarnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine
Residency - SurgeryGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
MDGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
BA - Health and SocietyCornell University
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