Dr. Eric Edwards joined Mount Sinai as a Surgeon in 2014. After graduating with his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Dr. Edwards completed his residency in General Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center. He then moved to Lutheran Medical Center for his fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery. With his board certification by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Edwards specializes in conventional open and minimally invasive procedures, as well as bariatric surgery.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Edwards serves as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Garlock Division of General, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at The Icahn School of Medicine. He is also the Chief of Surgery and the Head of the Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program at Mount Sinai Queens. Dr. Edwards is member of the American Society of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery and the Society of Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Edwards has been published in peer-reviewed journals on the subjects of bariatric surgery, hernia repair, and colon surgery and is currently involved in research focused on evaluating the outcomes of patients who have undergone bariatric surgery.
When practicing medicine, Dr. Edwards finds treating patients with bariatric surgery very rewarding, as he sees the transformative effect that it has on his patients’ health and lives.
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai Brooklyn
- Mount Sinai Queens
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West