Addiction Medicine Specialist | Addiction Medicine590 Hwy 6 E Batesville MS, 38606
Dr. Cedric Edwards is an Addiction Medicine Physician who has a passion for addiction medicine. In the Magnolia Counseling Clinic in Batesville, Mississippi, Dr. Edwards treats all addictions including opioids, methamphetamines, alcohol, marijuana, and heroin.
He is also certified as a tobacco treatment specialist (TTS) and as a master addiction counselor (MAC). The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASMA) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) have honored him with the distinguished "Fellow" status.
Dr. Edwards was recently named Top Doc Addictionologist - Mississippi 2022.
Education and Training
Latin American School of Medic MD 2005
Louisiana State University MS 1999
Middlebury College BA 1994
American Board of Addiction Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Cum Laude Graduate 1994 Middlebury College
- Merit Scholarship 2001 Howard University School of Law
- Full Scholarship 2005 Latin American School of Medicine
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- Fellowship in the American College of Physicians (FACP)
- Master Addiction Counselor (MAC) by National Certification Commission of Addiction Professionals
- Licensed Buprenorphine (Suboxone) physician
- National certificate in Tobacco Treatment Specialist by Assn for Treatment of Tobacco Use/Dependence
- Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Certification
Cedric Edwards's Practice location
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