Dr. George Edwards III, MD

Dr. George Edwards III, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
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Dr. George Edwards III, MD is a hand and upper extremity surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill in 2008 and specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

3701 Wake Forest Rd # 100

Raleigh, NC 27609

Contact Information

(919) 872-3171

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
high
more than 86% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
normal
more than 77% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
normal
more than 77% of peers

Dr. Edwards III'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.

5  Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Edwards III does not have any board certifications listed.

43  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Birth Defects
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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31  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Orthopaedic Surgery residency at UNC Chapel Hill
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Of Southern California Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Edwards III has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Edwards III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edwards III' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edwards III to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Edwards III' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Edwards took care of me over a year ago with a condition to my left pinky called Hoemophilus Influenza type b which may have been a late diagnosis but not his fault. He came in after another doctors premature surgery. None the less Dr. Edwards was very compassionate and made himself accessible...more
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