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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(16)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Edwards is Excellent. Dr. Edwards has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
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Promptness 4.2
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Courteous Staff 4.5
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
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Bedside Manner 4.7
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Spends Time with Me 4.9
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Follows Up After Visit 4.7
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Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Brain Cancer
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Edwards graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2007 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2006 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2012, 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Edwards has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals 
  • Saint Mary's Regional Med. Center. 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Edwards MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 42 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael Edwards practice?
Dr. Michael Edwards has 2 office locations.
Dr. Michael Edwards practices Neurological Surgery near Stanford, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Palo Alto, CA.
See Stanford Surgeons.