Dr. Edwards graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, where he excelled academically and athletically being named division one Academic All American in football his senior year. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland and completed his residency in ophthalmology at The Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Edwards was awarded a military scholarship to attend medical school and following residency training became Chief of Ophthalmology at Walson U.S. Air Force Hospital where he established an excimer laser refractive surgery service for military beneficiaries. He served in the military for four years and during this time was a Clinical Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology at Scheie Eye Institute, The University of Pennsylvania.
He is a member of the New England Ophthalmic Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians, and is an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Edwards is on the Active Medical Staff at Hartford Hospital and performs eye surgery at Hartford Hospital Ambulatory Surgery Center, Hartford Hospital’s Eye Surgery Center in Newington, and the Precision Laser Vision Center. He is board-certified in ophthalmology with a subspecialty in diseases and surgery of the anterior segment, advanced cataract surgery, femtosecond laser cataract surgery, and advanced intraocular lens technology including toric and multifocal implants, and laser refractive surgery. Dr. Edwards is proud to be recognized as one of the “Best Doctors” in the years 2005 through 2017 by the Hartford Magazine as well as a “Top Doc” by Connecticut Magazine in 2018.