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Dr. George Edwards Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Edwards Jr

Dr. George Edwards Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Unc in 1978 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and hand and upper extremity surgery.


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1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (10/16/2014)View details
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Dr. Edwards Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Ganglion Cyst
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Dr. Edwards Jr treats Ganglion Cyst more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Edwards Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Dr. Edwards Jr treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Edwards Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Trigger Finger
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards Jr treats Trigger Finger more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Edwards Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Edwards Jr' conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • 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 Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Biography

"Undergraduate Education: Davidson College (Davidson, NC); Degree: B.S., 1974 (cum laude) Medical Education: University of North Carolina School of Medicine; Degree: M.D., 1978 Internship and Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center a...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
University Hospital S Tx Med Center
Residency Hospital
1978
Unc
Medical School
1974
Davidson College
Undergraduate School
1978
1974

Dr. Edwards Jr' Reviews

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2.9

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First time at Raleigh Hand and with Dr. Edwards, great bed side manner. Very informative and helpful for me to understand exactly what the issue is. I had to get two shots, one in the elbow and one in my hand. I told him that I did not like shots and he was very good and trying to relax the...Read More
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Dr Edwards did a masterful job as a surgeon on my hand regarding a very serious. infection called Flexor Tenosynovitis . He is the only hand specialist I will use in the future.
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Dr Edwards has performed three surgeries on my wrist and hand throughout the years and always done an outstanding job. I trust his judgment and skill implicitly.
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I found him to be very rude and arrogant!! He refused to even listen to anything I had to say and totally dispelled what my MRI report said and blatantly refused to look at ALL of the images on my MRI disc. He tried telling me they didn't do a MRI on my wrist when um HELLO I was there and yes they...Read More
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Dr. Edwards came highly recommended by my doctor in Atlanta, and he lived up to the reputation I was told about. Dr. Edwards performed a Trigger-Release surgery on my hand very soon after I saw him the first time. It went well, quickly and followed the course of my previous 5 surgeries with other...Read More
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