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Claire R. Edwards, MD

Specialties
  • Breast Surgery
  • Surgery
Self-Designated Expertise
  • NAPBC
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Bio:

Dr. Claire Edwards is a board-certified, fellowship-trained breast surgeon with the Reinsch Pierce Family Center for Breast Health. She completed medical school at the Duke University School of Medicine, during which time she was named a Howard Hughes Medical Research Fellow. A native of Northern Virginia, she earned her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Virginia and attended Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.

She completed her residency in general surgery at the George Washington University School of Medicine. She went on to complete a fellowship in breast surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Edwards comes to Virginia Hospital Center from the GW Comprehensive Breast Center in Washington, DC, where she had practiced since 2013. At GW, she served as a clinical assistant professor of surgery and served on the Cancer Committee.

She is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and an Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She contributes to breast360.org, a patient website published by the American Society of Breast Surgeons.

Dr. Edwards has a particular clinical interest in multidisciplinary treatment of breast cancer, benign breast conditions, genetic and other risk factors for breast cancer, breast conserving therapy, and nipple sparing mastectomy. She is accepting new patients.

For more information and to schedule an appointment with Dr. Edwards, go to vhcphysiciangroup.com.

Gender:
Female
Language(s): English
Education:
  • Duke University School of Med, Durham NC
Internship:
  • George Washington University, Washington DC
Residency:
  • George Washington University, Washington DC
Fellowship:
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA United States
Website: https://www.vhcphysiciangroup.com/breast
Office & Directions:
Reinsch-Pierce Family Center for Breast Health at Virginia Hospital Center
1625 N. George Mason Drive
Suite 315
Arlington, VA 22205
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703.717.4217 (office)
703.717.4218 (fax)
 

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