Dr. George Edwards Jr, MD

Dr. George Edwards Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. George Edwards Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Raleigh, NC. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 61 years.

3701 Wake Forest Rd # 100

Raleigh, NC 27609

Contact Information

(919) 872-3171

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Ganglion Cyst
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more than 99% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 10/16/2014
    Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: RALEIGH, NC
    State: 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

  • Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1957
  • University Hospital S Tx Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Edwards Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Edwards Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edwards Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edwards Jr to family and friends
2.5
based on 21 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Edwards Jr' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Cary, NC |
I've encountered a few hand injuries in my time. I've worked in machine shops, installed patios and rock walls, & spend weekends doing home carpentry. I've endured: severed tendon, dislocated tendon, broken finger, work related finger amputation, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Since moving to Raleigh...more
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Raleigh, NC |
I had a very poor experience overall with Dr. Edwards and Raleigh Hand as a practice. He didn't take a complete history and moved to a diagnosis quickly, without explanation. Overall, he spent five minutes with me before suggesting a cortisone injection that left my wrist in worse condition than it...more
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in Raleigh, NC |
After seeing Dr. Edwards the first time, he decreed I would need surgery within minutes of looking at my hands. I have a particularly aggressive case of Dupuytren's Contracture and ended up having two separate hand surgeries performed by Dr. Edwards. While I knew going into the surgery that...more
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in Cary, NC |
Dr Edwards was highly recommended by numerous patients. I had carpel tunnel release surgery on my right hand. The office staff and Dr Edwards were professional and kind. My surgery was very successful. I would recommend Dr Edwards to anyone seeking an experienced and skilled hand...more
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in Goldsboro, NC |
Dr. Edwards spent a total of 5 minutes with me and simply offered a cortisone shot to treat my elbow pain - he had no interest in hearing my history, symptoms, previous treatments or why I was referred to his office. He simply wanted to give me a shot, get me out the door and see me again in 2 to 3...more
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Dr. Edwards Jr accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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WakeMed Raleigh Campus
3000 New Bern Ave
Raleigh, NC 27610
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