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James Edwards Jr., MD, Family Medicine, Newport News, VA, Riverside Regional Medical Center


Family Medicine Newport News, VA

Geriatric Medicine

Family Physician at Bruton Avenue Family Practice

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  • Dr. James Edwards is a family physician in Newport News, VA and is affiliated with Riverside Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice 42 years. He specializes in geriatric medicine and is experienced in diabetes mellitus, lipid metabolism disorders, clinical research, and clinical research in diabetes and lipid disorders.

Education & Training

  • Riverside Regional Medical CenterResidency, Family Medicine, 1978
  • Riverside Regional Medical CenterInternship, Family Medicine, 1975 - 1976
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
    Virginia Commonwealth University School of MedicineClass of 1975
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
    Virginia Commonwealth UniversityMS, Physiology, 1970 - 1972
  • Medical College of VirginiaMSc, 1970 - 1972
  • Hampden-Sydney CollegeBS, 1964 - 1968

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 1976 - 2020

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2013-2016
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Effects of Prolactin and Growth Hormone on Rat Adrenal 5-Alpha Reductase Activity  
    James Travers Edwards, Jr., Endocrinology, 1/1/1975


  • Management of Breast Disease 
    James Travers Edwards, Jr., Family Practice Update, Riverside Hospital Family Practice Program
  • Effects of Prolactin and Growth Hormone on Rat Adrenal 5-Alpha Reductase Activity 
    James Travers Edwards, Jr., Master's Thesis, Medical College of Virginia

Hospital Affiliations