Charles C. Edwards, M.D.

Founder, The Maryland Spine Center at Mercy
The Maryland Spine Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD
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Charles C. Edwards, M.D., is recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts in spinal surgery. Dr. Edwards has been a pioneer and innovator in developing successful spinal surgery techniques throughout his renowned career. He founded and established The Maryland Spine Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore to provide patients a caring and comfortable environment to receive the best treatments and leading edge surgical alternatives for spinal conditions such as scoliosis and osteoarthritis.

Innovator in Spinal Surgery

Dr. Charles Edwards dedicated his career to extensive research and development of spinal surgery techniques. Dr. Edwards has 19 medical patents to his credit. Innovative techniques to more accurately diagnose spinal disorders and improve results of major spine surgery have become the standard for spine surgery thanks to the impact Dr. Edwards has made.

Renowned Researcher and Author

Dr. Charles Edwards has documented his ground breaking spinal surgery research in more than 150 text book chapters and medical journal articles combined. Dr. Edwards also has presented to more than 300 national and regional meetings for medical associations and universities. 

Trusted Advisor and Mentor for Complex Spinal Surgery

Dr. Charles Edwards is proud to work closely with his son, Dr. Charles Edwards, II, Medical Director of The Maryland Spine Center at Mercy. Together they tackle the most complex spinal deformities to help patients find relief from their spine conditions. Dr. Edwards guides Mercy’s spine specialists in their surgical expertise and advancement and offers collaboration on treatment plan development and surgical strategy.

Education & Fellowships
  • Residency – Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
  • Internship – Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
  • Medical Degree – University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Associations & Memberships
  • Orthopedic Trauma Association, Past President
  • Spinal Fixation Study Group, Past Director
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Yale Orthopedic Society
  • Maryland Orthopedic Society
  • Maryland Surgical Society
  • Orthopedic Research Society
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • International Society for Fracture Repair