Dr. Robert Edwards, MD

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Dr. Robert Edwards, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Alexander City, AL and has over 11 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham medical school in 2011. He is affiliated with Russell Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Edwards to book an appointment.

Dr. Edwards

Physician Multispecialty Group

3504 Highway 280 Alexander City, AL 35010
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Initially, I really liked Dr Edwards as our PCP but over the last year, he doesn't returns calls nor does his staff to schedule an appointment or for questions, releases nothing! If referred to another doctor forget about having their "scheduling" girl do this in a timely manner or at all! I waited twice over 12+ weeks for them to schedule appointments to doctors Dr Edwards said he was referring me to - Never scheduled! When you call to ask their excuse is always "she works part-time". I eventually scheduled appointment myself and yes they were needed serious appointments! What kind of patient care is this? Dr Edwards seemed like a genuinely caring physician but the office is run substandard which affects care and treatment of patients. I can't with a clear conscience recommend this doctor or his staff for quality care . Unfortunately, thought I'd found a good PCP but will have to.look elsewhere.
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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I need more than 5 stars! I visited Dr. Edwards after years of going to doctors who threw prescriptions at my symptoms. He is truly like no other doctor I have ever seen and I am so very grateful for him. He takes time to listen and explain in a way that you understand. He is so knowledgeable, thorough and really searches for answers by looking at the body as a whole. I am finally on the road to health and wish I had found him sooner. I recommend him to everyone I talk to and have gotten all of my immediate relatives to switch to him!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Christie Magera – Jan 20, 2021
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I need 10 stars! Dr. Edwards is amazing. He truly cares about his patients and is committed to getting to the root of your problems. I would recommend him (and have) to all my friends and family!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Emily Sprayberry – Oct 22, 2020
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I looooove Dr. Edwards, he is very thorough and patient. And actually cares about his patients and dosen't treat you like you are at a drive thru restaurant.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Melissa Wesley – Jan 13, 2020
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Doesn't return calls and has interruptions during appointments
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
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Dec 05, 2018
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His vast knowledge in medicine and his caring for the patient is at the top. With someone that good, comes the problem of booking an appointment but once you get in, it is worth it. His staff is second to none and us, the patient, is their goal.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jesus Ramos in Alexander City, AL – Nov 05, 2018
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Dr. Edwards is, by far, THE BEST Primary Care Physician I've ever known. Intelligent, caring, professional, competent, personable, experienced, even funny at times. Two things that stand out are 1) his incredible dedication, he has called me on my cell phone to discuss lab/test results after hours multiple times, and 2) he tends to involve you by thinking out loud in his diagnosis process, this way, you work together as a team. He treats you with wonderful respect.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Steve in Jacksons Gap, AL – Sep 12, 2018
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Dr Edwards is very concerned about his patients. He takes the time to listen and is easy to talk to. I highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Billie in Sylacauga AL – Nov 19, 2017
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Dr Edwards is the kindest most compassionate doctor I've ever met!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Chelsea, AL – Sep 11, 2017
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I just loved Dr. Edwards. He is easy to talk to and concerned about your health.
What went well
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What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Alexander City, AL – Feb 22, 2017
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I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Edwards and have recommended him to friends and family. He takes the time to listen to reported symptoms, is up-to-date on current research and practices, and is very personable and caring.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
6 people found this helpful
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Melissa Chicha in Alexander City, AL – May 19, 2016
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As a Family Practice doctor, I believe the benchmark for success is my patient's comfort in communicating with me. I believe in listening to my patient's...Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education

2014
Uab-Huntsville Family Medicine Residency
Residency Hospital
2011
Uab-Huntsville Family Medicine Residency
Internship Hospital
2011
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
2007
Auburn University
Undergraduate School
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Dr. Edwards frequently treats Dyslipidemia, Malaise and Fatigue, and Diabetes With Renal Manifestations. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Edwards treats.

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Dr. Edwards' office is located at 3504 Highway 280, Alexander City, AL 35010. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Edwards' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Administrative Physical
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Screening
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Prostatitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Dermatology Procedure
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Skin
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dysentery
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Gynecologic Disorders
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Gynecological Procedure
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Impetigo
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Loss of Taste
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mammography
  • Mastodynia
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Motion Sickness
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • 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
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phimosis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • STD Screening
  • Strep Test
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin A Deficiency
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain
  • Yeast Infections

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