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Sam Edwards, M.D

Sam Edwards, M.D

  • Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida
  • Pediatric Cardiology

Sam Edwards, M.D is a Pediatric Cardiologist.

  • 239-343-7490 — Office
  • 239-343-7490 — For Appointment


Overview

Specialty:

Clinical Interests:

  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Arrhythmia Diagnosis and Management
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Event Monitoring
  • Cardiovascular Risk Education
  • Cholesterol Screening and Education
  • Congenital Heart Disease Diagnosis/Management
  • Echocardiogram, Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • Fetal Cardiac Diagnosis and Management
  • Fetal Echocardiogram, Holter Monitoring
  • Hypertension Management
  • Stress Testing
  • Surgical Evaluation & Referral
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography

Location(s):

Fort Myers: HealthPark Commons OutPatient Center

Patients Treated:

Children and Adolescents Only

For Appointment:

Referral Only

Education & Training

Medical School:

  • Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Internship(s):

  • Pediatric Internship, University of Minnesota Hospitals, Minneapolis, Minn.

Residency(ies):

  • Pediatric Residency, University of Minnesota Hospitals, Minneapolis, Minn.

Fellowship(s):

  • Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Additional Training:

  • M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Community Hospital, all of Houston, Tex., and Stollery Children's Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Board Certification(s):

  • Board certified in:
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • FLEX

Practice Information

Associates:

Clinical Care

Dr. Edwards is a pediatric cardiologist who treats patients with cardiovascular disorders and diseases affecting the body's circulatory system (the heart and blood vessels, including arteries, veins, and capillaries) from prenatal to adulthood .

Dr. Edwards treats many common pediatric cardiology conditions, such as acquired heart Disease, chest pain, congenital heart disease, fainting, heart rhythm abnormalities, murmurs, prenatal cardiac abnormalities.

Education & Training

Sam Edwards, M.D is a medical graduate of Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina (1968). He completed a Pediatric Internship (1969)and his Pediatric Residency training at University of Minnesota Hospitals in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1970). Dr. Edwards completed his fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina (1975).

Dr. Edwards is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology.

Professional Experience

Dr. Edwards is currently a committee member for both the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Department of Pediatrics at HealthPark Medical Center, a part of Lee Memorial Health System.

Dr. Edwards was previously the Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit for Lee Memorial Hospital, a part of Lee Memorial Health System. (1990-97)

Dr. Edwards was previously the Medical Director of the Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida, a part of Lee Memorial Health System. (1994-99)

Awards & Recognitions

Dr. Edwards has been awarded:

  • Healthgrades Recognized Doctor (2011)

Locations

16281 Bass Road Click for Map & Directions

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • 16281 Bass Road
  • Suite 301
  • Fort Myers, FL 33908
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  • Office: 239-343-7490
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* An outpatient department of Lee Memorial Hospital.

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