Dr. Christopher Edwards, MD

Dr. Christopher Edwards, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Christopher Edwards, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Morehouse Sch Of Med in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and neurology.

2675 N Decatur Rd Ste 401

Decatur, GA 30033

Contact Information

(404) 265-6701

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Edwards performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 74% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
normal
more than 69% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 69% of peers

Dr. Edwards's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Edwards "Dr. Edwards is a board-certified fellowship trained spine surgeon with more than 20 years of experience specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

74  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Nystagmus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo

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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.

Education

  • Morehouse Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Med Center La New Orleans Tulane
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edwards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edwards' Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edwards to family and friends
42 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (24)

Dr. Edwards' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

My husband was a patient and now I am too, based on the extremely positive experience we had with my husband's surgery. I have neck issues and Dr. Edwards recommended Physical Therapy (at a therapist of my choosing) and an MRI. Fortunately, my issues are not severe. But thanks to Dr. Edwards for...more
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Excellent physician/surgeon who I would highly recommend for someone having any type of spine problem
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Was surprised to see he was still practicing. He operated on my back years ago and I was left with a high level of pain. He wanted to send me to a pain specialist! Really.... I came to him because of pain. Finally sent me to physical therapy in the boondocks. Apparently didn't want anyone nearby to...more
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After getting an MRI to check the condition of my back after an assault he told me "instead of being concerned about your back you better be thinking about that mass in your stomach; it's from all them fatty foods you have been eating ". He never once told me about the condition of my back and...more
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I want to truly Thank u Dr Edwards for leaving me in severe pain for numerous days! I felt like you were treating me like a drug addict because I have severe allergies to medications! I also feel like when I saw u that u work for workmen's comp. not the patients! Not once did u ask me how I felt!...more
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