Dr. Christopher Edwards, MD

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Dr. Christopher Edwards, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

ATLANTA NEUROLOGY & SPINE INST 285 Boulevard NE Ste 110, Atlanta, GA 30312 Get Directions
(404) 265-6701

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Dr. Edwards specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Atlanta, GA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        31 – 45 minutes (30)
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      in Lawrenceville, GA |
      My husband is a patient of Dr. Edwards - initially, he appeared very caring and thoughtful. However, after my husbands ACDF surgery - an outpatient surgery - he was advised that he would need to stay overnight. The next day, hours passed as we waited for Dr. Edwards to show up. We were later advised that Dr. Edwards never planned to visit my husband and thought he had submitted his discharge papers the day before. He admitted to the nursing staff that he had no idea we were still admitted.
      in Smyrna, GA |
      I had 2 horrible experiences with other docs who didn't even take an x-ray. I've been in constant pain for 2 years. Saw Dr. Edwards and was immediately shocked at how nice he was. He actually listened to what I had to say. Read my MRI and identified the bulging disc the was pressing on nerves. I am now getting proper care. Wish I had seen him 2 years ago. They were 1 nurse short and still the office staff was very nice and pleasant. I watched them work in someone who had come at the wrong day.
      in Lawrenceville, GA |
      I saw Him with severe back injury and he sent me for cat scan then I could not get an appointment for 5 days. I tried to have hIm tell me if I was in danger because I had a work trip and was met with rudeness excuses and plain irruption behavior from a medical office.
      in Atlanta, GA |
      Dr Edwards did an excellent job on my herniated disc. After 15 years I have never had any issues or additional surgery.
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Sprain
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Gout
      • Hammer Toe
      • Herniated Disc
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Myelopathy
      • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Plantar Fasciitis
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Scoliosis
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

      Procedures Performed

      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Hip Replacement
      • Hip Replacement Revision
      • Joint Drainage
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Morehouse Sch Of Med

        Graduated in 1988

      • Residency Hospital
        Med Center La New Orleans Tulane
        Tulane University School Of Med

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Edwards' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Edwards' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Edwards

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      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients