Dr. Michael Edwards, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 67
  
Dr. Edwards
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South Carolina Cardiovascular Associates

9213 University Blvd Ste C North Charleston, SC 29406

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Dr. Michael Edwards, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in North Charleston, SC. Dr. Edwards has more experience with Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection and Peripheral Vascular Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as East Cooper Medical Center and Trident Health System - Summerville Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Edwards to book an appointment.


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Compare Dr. Edwards with our nearby Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialists at Trident Health System - Summerville Medical Center.

Make an appointment at Trident Health System - Summerville Medical Center today at (843) 376-5528.

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Care Philosophy

Providing a Center of Excellence in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Follow up for Vascular and Thoracic Surgical Disease, using the latest techniques and innovations...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

1984
U Tenn
Residency Hospital
1980
U Tenn
Internship Hospital

Awards

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(843) 572-2100

Dr. Edwards accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Centene
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
First Choice Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Guardian
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Edwards

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Edwards treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Edwards treats other conditions, please contact the office at (843) 572-2100.

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 84% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 58% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

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Dr. Edwards' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherectomy
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Stenting
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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South Carolina Cardiovascular Associates

South Carolina Cardiovascular Associates9213 University Blvd Ste C North Charleston, SC 29406
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    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 1:30pm
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