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Staff Anesthesiologist


Medical School: University of Loma Linda


  • Family Practice - Kaiser Permanente  
  • Anesthesiology - University of Massachusetts  
  • Critical Care Medicine - University of Massachusetts


Dr. Paul Edwards is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist with certification in Critical Care Management. Upon receiving his A.A. B.S., Respiratory Therapy, Cum Laude, Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, MD, Dr. Edwards pursued his pre-medical studies at University of Maryland-University College. In 1989 he obtained a M.D. degree from Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. Following his Family Practice Residency at Kaiser Permanente-Fontana, CA, Dr Edwards Anesthesiology residency was followed by a Fellowship in Critical Care management at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. While at University of Massachusetts Medical Center, he was the Director of Vascular Anesthesia, SICU Attending, Director of OR Clinical Laboratory, and a member of Education, Human Subjects & Vascular Surgery redesign Committee. Since his arrival at FAA, now AA of VA, he has served as Director of SICU, Chairman of the Anesthesia Department (2003-2006), and sat on the board for Mary Washington Health Care. In 2009 as Mary Washington Hospital expanded their services to include the newly opened Stafford Hospital, Dr. Edwards was a founding member of the Medical Executive Committee and served as Chairman of the Anesthesia Department and Medical Staff President at SH. Dr. Edwards professional recognition include  1996 Teacher of the Year at  University of Massachusetts Medical Center and  for Mary Washington Health Care he has recieved the Physician of the Year in 2008 and recognized for physician excellence in 2010.