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Dr. Eric Edwards, MD

Bariatric Surgery*
4.7 (40)
Map Pin Small New York, NY
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Eric Edwards, MD

Dr. Eric Edwards, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in New York, NY. They specialize in Bariatric Surgery, has 24 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Queens. Patients rated Dr. Edwards an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Edwards works at May Center for Mount Sinai Doctors in New York, NY with other offices in Long Island City, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Obesity and Umbilical Hernia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Edwards' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Mount Sinai Hospital
    5 E 98th St # 2, New York, NY 10029 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (845) 295-1841
  2. 2
    Mount Sinai Doctors Queens
    2520 30th Ave Fl 5, Long Island City, NY 11102 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (845) 295-1841

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Obesity
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Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gallstones
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Abdominal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendicitis
Ascites
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Asherman Syndrome
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Brain Injury
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholangiocarcinoma
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Esophageal Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Pediatric Obesity
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia with Gangrene
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Acid Reflux Surgery
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Colectomy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision
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Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Non Invasive Mechanical Ventilatn Robotic Assist
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Procetectomy With Robotic Assist
Proctectomy
Proctosigmoidopexy with Robotic Assist
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
Wound Repair
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • First Health
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.7
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    About Dr. Eric Edwards, MD

    Specialties*
    • Bariatric Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1043268428
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Queens

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Eric Edwards, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Edwards is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Edwards has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Edwards has seen patients for Obesity and Umbilical Hernia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Edwards on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    40 patients have reviewed Dr. Edwards. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Edwards.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Edwards, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Edwards appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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