Thomas B Edwards, MDOrthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Edwards attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. After three years of undergraduate education, Dr. Edwards pursued a Medical Doctorate from LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He remained at LSU-New Orleans for his Orthopedic Residency, where he excelled in clinical and basic science research.
Dr. Edwards completed a one year Shoulder Surgery and Sports Medicine Fellowship in Lyon, France with Dr. Gilles Walch, while serving as the Clinical Orthopedic Society Traveling Fellow. He was in practice for two years at the Minneapolis Sports Medicine Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he served as the Chief Shoulder Surgeon and Director of Research before moving to Houston.
Dr. Edwards specializes in disorders of the shoulder including those treated with open and arthroscopic surgery. He is very active in clinical and scientific research. Dr. Edwards has published more than 100 scientific articles and ten book chapters on topics such as rotator cuff problems, shoulder instability, and shoulder replacement. He has authored a textbook on shoulder replacement. Additionally, he has more than 100 scientific presentations at national and international meetings to his credit.
His professional appointments include:
Clinical Instructor, University of Texas at Houston, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor, Baylor University, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Associate Editor, The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Board of Editors, Orthopedics
Consultant Reviewer, American Journal of Sports Medicine
Consultant Reviewer, Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research
Dr. Edwards is a member of the following societies:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
Alpha Omega Alpha
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
Dr. Edwards holds a staff appointment at Texas Orthopedic Hospital. In addition to his medical licenses in Texas, Louisiana, and Minnesota, Dr. Edwards is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
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Reconstructive Shoulder Surgery
Reverse Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Ligament Reconstruction
Shoulder Surgery or Reconstruction
- Orthopaedic Surgery - Primary - Board Certified
- Fellowship: Clinique Sainte-Anne Lumiere - 2001
- Internship: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - 1996
- Residency: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Orthopedic Surgery - 2000
- Graduate Degree: Doctor Of Medicine - Louisiana State University School of Medicine - 1995
- Texas Orthopedic Hospital