David A. Edwards, M.D., Ph.D.

Additional title

Chief, Division of Pain Medicine

Postgraduate Training

2012 - Chief Resident in Anesthesiology from University of Florida

2013 - Fellowship in Pain Medicine from Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University

David A. Edwards, MD PhD is Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurological Surgery and Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  He oversees and personally cares for patients in several specialty clinics that treat patients for cancer-related pain, chronic pain, operative pain, and high-risk patients admitted to the hospital with pain or substance use disorder.  His research is focused on the transitional care of patients in the perioperative period, and the functional recovery of postoperative patients.