Robert Edwards, MD
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Internal MedicinePrimary Care
"Robert G. Edwards, M.D., practices at Internal Medicine of Southampton and treats patients in Franklin, VA, and surrounding communities. As a specialist in Internal Medicine, he treats internal diseases including heart, lungs, kidney, stomach and colon. He also treats primary care problems including high blood pressure, arthritis, and diabetes. Dr. Edwards has provided patient care for more than 50 years in Franklin, VA. In 2012, he joined the Internal Medicine of Southampton practice.
Dr. Edwards earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Following his graduation from medical school, he spent four years at Norfolk General Hospital for his internship and Internal Medicine residency. He served as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine in his last year of residency. Dr. Edwards is a native of Franklin, VA. During football season you can find Dr. Edwards, his wife Sandy, their two sons and five grandchildren at the game in Charlottesville cheering on the Virginia Cavaliers.
Areas of practice include, but are not limited to:
- Well man, well woman
- Medicare wellness
- Sick visits
- Same day sick visits
- Acute illness
- Exacerbation chronic illness
- Management of chronic diseases
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Heart disease
- Mental health related to depression, anxiety, stress and grief
Procedures include, but are not limited to: (in office)
- Removal of impacted ear wax
Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance plans welcome.
University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Norfolk General Hospital