Dr. Michael Edwards, MD

Dr. Michael Edwards, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Edwards, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in North Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

South Carolina Cardiovascular Associates

9213 University Blvd Ste C

North Charleston, SC 29406
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Edwards'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Edwards "Providing a Center of Excellence in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Follow up for Vascular and Thoracic Surgical Disease, using the latest techniques and innovations for both open and endovascular approaches and minimally invasive thoracic surgical techniques."

4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency


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45  Procedures


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Tennessee
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Tennessee
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edwards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edwards' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edwards to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Edwards' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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