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Michael Edwards, MD, Neurosurgery, Sacramento, CA, Renown Regional Medical Center

MichaelEdwardsMD

Neurosurgery Sacramento, CA

Brain & Spinal Tumor, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Epilepsy Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics UC Davis Medical Center, Lucile Packard Endowed Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics Chief Division Pediatric Neurosurgery (Emeritus)

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  • Office

    Department of Neurological Surgery
    4860 Y Street, Suite 3740
    Sacramento, CA 95817
    Phone(916) 734-3658
    Fax(916) 703-5368
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Summary

  • Dr. Michael Edwards is a neurosurgeon at UC Davis Medical Center ,Sacramento, CA and previously at Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UC Davis Children's Hospital, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Sacramento, Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, Stanford Health Care, Renown Regional Medical Center, Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center, California Pacific Medical Center, John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, and UC Davis Midtown Clinic. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice 47 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish. He specializes in brain & spinal tumor, endoscopic skull base surgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, epilepsy surgery, Craniofacial disorders, hydrocephalus, spina bifida, fetal surfgeryand pediatric neurosurgery and is experienced in medulloblastoma, craniopharyngioma, neurosurgical oncology, brainstem glioma, and skull base surgery.

Education & Training

  • Tulane University Medical SchoolChief Residency, Neurosurgery, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA, 1976 - 1997
  • UCSF Medical Center
    UCSF Medical CenterPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery and Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, 1977 - 1978
  • VA Medical CenterResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1975 - 1976
  • Tulane University
    Tulane UniversityResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1973 - 1975
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Ochsner Clinic FoundationResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1972 - 1973
  • Tulane University
    Tulane UniversityResidency, Neurological Surgery, 1971 - 1972
  • Tulane University
    Tulane UniversityInternship, General Surgery, 1970 - 1971
  • Tulane University
    Tulane UniversityClass of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

  • NV State Medical License
    NV State Medical License 1983 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1977 - 2023
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 1970 - 2022
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery
  • American Board of Pediatric NeurosurgeryPediatric Neurosurgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FAAP) American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow (FAANS) American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Original Article Long-Term Supratentorial Radiological Effects of Surgery and Local Radiation in Children with Infratentorial Ependymoma  
    Jennifer Quon, Tej D Azad, Michael Edwards, Maryam Maleki, ScienceDirect

Press Mentions

  • Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated at UC Davis Medical Center
    Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated at UC Davis Medical CenterOctober 30th, 2020
  • Sacramento Twins Conjoined by Heads Successfully Separated
    Sacramento Twins Conjoined by Heads Successfully SeparatedOctober 29th, 2020
  • Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated at the Head in 24-Hour Operation
    Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated at the Head in 24-Hour OperationJuly 8th, 2021
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Other Languages

  • Spanish

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