Dr. Michael Edwards, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 69

730 Welch Rd Fl 2
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Dr. Edwards:

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Dr. Edwards' Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Edwards' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Edwards Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)

Conditions Dr. Edwards Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • See all 13 conditions

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Edwards

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Neurosciences/Genrl Sgy Clinic
Neurosciences/Genrl Sgy Clinic
730 Welch Rd Fl 2
Palo Alto, CA 94304
5590 Kietzke Ln
Reno, NV 89511
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  1. Healthgrades

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    Dr. Edwards' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
    1
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    2
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Scoliosis
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spondylolisthesis
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Edwards

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1970
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Edwards & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Edwards' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Edwards has admitting privileges:

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    • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

    • Stanford Hospital and Clinics

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Edwards

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edwards to family and friends

    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Edwards' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 15 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Edwards
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Edwards accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

    A
    Neurosciences/Genrl Sgy Clinic
    730 Welch Rd Fl 2
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    (650) 724-4270 (Office)
    B
    5590 Kietzke Ln
    Reno, NV 89511
    (775) 323-2080 (Office)
    (775) 323-8216 (Fax)
    C
    Lucille Packard Child Hosp Endo
    730 Welch Rd Fl 2
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    (650) 723-5791 (Office)
    D
    300 Pasteur Dr Ste A301
    Stanford, CA 94305
    (650) 723-7093 (Office)
    E
    Neuroscience Clinic
    300 Pasteur Dr Ste A301
    Stanford, CA 94305
    (650) 723-7093 (Office)
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