183 Peace Boulevard, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
PHONE (269) 428-3500  |  FAX (269) 429-6429

Dr. Kenneth J. Edwards

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Edwards is a native of New York and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He then went on to receive his MD from the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse before completing an internship at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia. Following his internship, Dr. Edwards served as the Medical Department Head aboard the USS Coronado.

Dr Edwards received his orthopaedic surgery training at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and thereafter he was a staff orthopaedic surgeon at Great Lakes Naval Hospital prior to moving to Southwest Michigan in 1993. Dr Edwards has served as the Chief of Staff at Lakeland Regional Medical Center and is the Medical Director of Surgery. He also served on the State of Michigan Board of Medicine and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Michigan State Medical Society.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the Michigan Orthopaedic Society, the Michigan State Medical Society and Berrien County Medical Society.

Dr. Edwards professional interests include total hip, shoulder and knee reconstruction, arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery, computer assisted orthopaedic surgery and surgery of the hand.


  • Undergraduate: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
  • Medical: State University of New York Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY


  • Internship: Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, VA
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Fellow)
  • American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Michigan Orthopaedic Society
  • Michigan State Medical Society
  • Berrien County Medical Society
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Kenneth J. Edwards, MD, FACS

Dr. Edwards specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic conditions and performs several orthopaedic procedures including:

  • Total Hip Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder
    & Knee Surgery
  • Computer-Assisted Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hand Surgery