Dr. Bruce Edson, MD

Dr. Bruce Edson, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Bruce Edson, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 1987 and specializes in psychiatry.

16554 N Dale Mabry Hwy

Tampa, FL 33618

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 61% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 42% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

11  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • Counseling Services
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Florida Institute of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Pitt Meml Hospital E Carolina University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University South Fla College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edson to family and friends
32 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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Dr. Edson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Edson is great. As a psychiatrist, the job is to diagnose based on symptoms, diagnoses and previous medicines tried. Do not expect to go in, sit on the couch and share your life story, stick to the symptoms. He’s excellent at bringing it back to the point at hand if you do start down that...more
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Dr. Edson treats both my daughter and myself. He really listens to our concerns and prescribes the necessary medications to improve our mental, physical & emotional well-being. However as others have reported, his office staff has been very unprofessional particularly the receptionist. She acts...more
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It took years to find the right cocktail for me. I began my attempts 23 years again and have been seeing Dr Edson for 7 years. Every year improved and for the last 4 We have only made minor changes. He always was concerned about how each drug would interact, about how different drugs would effect...more
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I complained to Dr. Edson about his staff over a ago and he said he would speak with them, but apparently it has not worked. Edson had been my doctor for at least two years then, but I finally could not stand his staff at all. They were distant, unfriendly, and sometimes annoyed by even the...more
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In my opinion Dr. Edson is a very good doctor. Very knowledgeable and with a good quiet demeanor. The office staff however is awful. Especially one particular person. From day one, at the reception window she greets me with an unpleasant look. Like I'm bothering her. This is not a one time...more
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