Dr. Scott Edwards, MD

Dr. Scott Edwards, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Scott Edwards, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

755 E McDowell Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 92% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Edwards does not have any board certifications listed.

53  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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38  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Tennessee Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Tennessee Memphis/campbell Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Thomas Jefferson Hospital/philadelphia Hand Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Edwards has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edwards' Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edwards to family and friends
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Edwards' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

RUN! I had my third and fourth left ulnar nerve surgery done from Dr. Edwards and now I am on my SIXTH ulnar nerve surgery! He did an ulnar nerve transposition surgery, and then in the fourth surgery he wrapped my ulnar nerve in collagen which was "supposedly" supposed to prevent the nerve from...more
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Dr. Edwards fixed what three other hand surgeons could not. After two separate surgeries on my wrist, everyone just wanted to send me to "Pain Management" which is another way of saying, "Get out of my office." Dr. Edwards was different. He actually listened and came up with a plan that...more
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I would highly recommend Dr. Scott Edwards. He is very friendly, knowledgeable and more than all, diagnose the injury and best steps taken. My 6 year old son had broke his arm fallen from monkey bars with fracture at 2 places. Dr. Edwards did just everything thru cast and no surgery. Healing...more
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My wife had surgery 6 was ago. Surgery was postponed 10 days to 2 weeks because of their error. I give Dr Edwards a D- for his bedside manner or lack of. Surgery was adequate and solved the problem. We didn't learn until her 6 wk visit that she has two plates when we thought just one. No one...more
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Over the course of 6 appointments with me, he has spent less than 15minutes total. However I can tell you that 4 of my appointments including my surgery were canceled and rescheduled by his office for times at which I was not available (left a voice mail the day before the original appointment...more
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