Dr. Kenneth J. Edwards, MD

Dr. Kenneth J. Edwards, MD

Orthopedics | Male | 58 years old

Southwest Michigan Center for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
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2016 Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

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Dr. Edwards specializes in Orthopedics and practices in Saint Joseph, MI. He practices at 1 location.

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4.8
based on 198 total surveys (42 with reviews)
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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in stevensville |
All good he has scoped both knees for meniscus repairs. Great results on both.
in Three Oaks, MI |
My experience was excellent
in Niles, Mi |
Knee replacement went great. Very little pain Dr. Edwards even came and saw me on Sunday morning in hospital. Great surgeon trust him explicitly
in Hartford, Mi |
Was a emergency situation and under the circumstances very pleased
in sawyer. mi |
I am so thankful and satisfied with my care from Dr. Edwards. His staff scheduled me in on the day I called after being misdirected by a couple of Doctors in the area. Dr Edwards directed me to the appropriate care and had me walking shortly after. I will always be grateful for my care here and the attention I received.
in st. joseph , michigan |
What a great job . Everyone was wonderful. Thankyou.
in Lakeside, Michigan |
Very satisfied quick availability
in Niles, Michigan |
He is very good. Cares about his patients explains everything very well in simple terms. Explained my new parts in my knee I would recommend and have recommend to other employees of mine.
in st joseph michigan |
Excellent
in coloma mi |
A wonderful surgeon. Would recommend Dr.Edwards to my any of my family and friends. His staff is very caring and answers all your questions. Can't Thank them all for all their help and understanding during my total knee replacement. Thanks again to Dr.Edwards and his staff. Diane Mathiasen
in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands/Stevensville, Mi |
Excellent bedside manner. You feel like you are talking to a good friend. I feel safe and secure in his decisions and ability concerning my health.
in Niles, MI |
I experienced a fabulous surgery and recovery!
in Paw Paw michigan |
Best experience and quality care.
in dowagiac, mi |
Answered all of my questions before surgery and was very caring. He seemed to understand me and my apprehension and addressed it well. He finally helped me see that the hip replacement needed to happen. He also seems to care a lot about the patient experience in and out of the hospital which makes me feel like he cares a lot about me.
in cassopolis mi |
Good experience. Leg pain gone. Appreciate him communicating so clearly
in Saint Joseph, Mi |
The very best care possible
in Saint Joseph, Mi |
He is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. Knowledgeable and friendly!
in baroda mi |
Was an awesome experience. To go thru each day in pain for 10 months and then be pain free a few days after surgery is an incredible feeling. Have told numerous people about my expierence
in union pier mi |
Dr Edwards is an extremely professional and caring Doctor. Communication with him is easy and helpful.
in baroda mi |
Awesome Dr
in Stevensville, MI |
Very nice facility, staff all great. Was very good with coming to a treatment plan and the follow through. Absolutely the best.
in berrien springs michigan |
He very informative he takes his time to explain things and in a way I could understand
in Saint Joseph Mi |
Very impressed by the entire procedure and would have no questions in using Dr Edwards again.Thank you very much!!
in Paw Paw, MI |
It has been amazing! He is great!
in sawyer mi |
Dr Edwards is an excellent physician. Very little wait time and a courteous staff. Would highly recommend
in Berrien Springs MI |
Great experience and great results after surgery
in berrien center, Mi |
Highly competent, great team and bedside manner
in lawrence mi |
Enjoy the visits and have tons of trust in him. Dr Edwards has done 4 surgeries on me and very please with ALL
in Stevensville, MI |
It was great a very good experience
in Benton Harbor, MI |
Excellent experience all around. Felt I was given good information and the surgery and recovery went better than I expected.
in buchanan MI |
Thought he did a great job. Thank you
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Total faith & trust
in St Joseph MI |
Very pleased with professionalism and very happy with results
in Sister Lakes, MI |
Dr. Edwards' office is ridiculously efficient. He should offer other doctors throughout the country the opportunity to come spend a day at his office to see how it is done. He could charge a mint for that insight. He also offered me a nugget that will stick with me when I said I was disappointed in Quarterback Cam Newton's behavior following his Super Bowl loss. Dr. Edwards said, He is young. He will learn a lot from that experience. That non-judgement is going to stick w/ me.
in Stevevsville, Mi |
Very understanding and answers any questions you may have. Excellent Dr would highly recommend.
in dowagiac mi |
Very compassionate Answers all my questions
in Bridgman Michigan |
No problems. I feel better than I have in years.
in Baroda, MI |
Fantastic, very caring Doctor.
in barods mi |
He is awesome great doctor
in St Joseph MI |
Excellent in all regards. Office process and staff very friendly and efficient. Dr Edwards was very open and understanding throughout. Exceeded all expectations.
in coloma michigan |
Excellent
in Benton Harbor |
My experience has been great
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Specialties

  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • 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 Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder 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 Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • 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
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Portsmouth Naval Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    National Naval Med Center

    Completed in 1991

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Orthopedics
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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