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Dr. Peter H. Edwards, Jr. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with a fellowship-trained specialty in Sports Medicine practicing at Orthopedic One in Columbus, Ohio. His practice has an emphasis on arthroscopic surgery of the knee and sports injuries of the lower extremity.
A Columbus native, Dr. Edwards received numerous academic honors while attending medical school at the Ohio State University. He then completed fellowship training in sports medicine, arthroscopic knee surgery, as well as foot and ankle surgery.
-Why he completed dual fellowship’s in both sports medicine and foot and ankle.
-How he’s served as team physician for the Columbus Crew since their inception in 1996 until stepping into his present role as a member of the new Columbus Crew ownership group. He bleeds black and gold for this soccer team.
-How he utilizes the innovation and technology of Prescribe FIT. It is a full-service remote patient monitoring and virtual lifestyle health solution designed specifically for orthopedic practices to improve patients’ musculoskeletal (MSK) health. It’s a managed program that includes home exercises, nutrition advice, and small lifestyle changes specific to each patient’s needs. Patients have access to health coaches, access to a mobile app, and Bluetooth scale to aid in their MSK health. In addition, it’s an ancillary revenue stream for physicians monitoring for these services while improving patient’s life through weight loss.
Find out more about Dr. Peter Edwards here.