David A. Edwards MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Neurological Surgery
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  • 58 ratings

About David A. Edwards

Areas of Expertise

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    Cancer Pain Management
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    Cancer pain
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    Chronic Back Pain
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    Interventional Pain
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    Neuropathic Pain
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    Pain Management
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    Pain Medicine
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    Peripheral Nerve injuries


1301 Medical Center Drive, The Vanderbilt Clinic, Suite 4648
Nashville, TN 37232

Programs and Clinics


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  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Maryland, 2004
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Maryland, 2008
  • Chief Residency - University of Florida Health Sciences Center, 2012
  • Residency - University of Florida Health Sciences Center, 2012
  • Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital, 2013

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology, 2014

Patient Comments

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He explained what he could do at this time so I could understand.
June 1, 2020
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Dr. Edwards is always great. He did my back treatments and I was very happy with the treatments and my care at Vanderbilt.
April 28, 2020
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First time ANY doctor for a FIRST appt. had OBVIOUSLY reviewed my care record! And could discuss w/o asking me to explain previous care info.
July 15, 2019
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