Dr. William Dean Edwards MD Pathologist

Dr. William Edwards is a pathologist in Rochester, Minnesota and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic - Saint Marys Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and has been in practice for 40 years. He is one of 58 doctors at Mayo Clinic and one of 48 at Mayo Clinic - Saint Marys Hospital who specialize in Pathology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pathologist: General Pathology

Clinical Interests: Retrospective Studies, Coronary Vessels, Aortic Valve, Myocardium, Severity of Illness Index, Autopsy, Aortic Aneurysm, Echocardiography

Education & Medical Training

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Class of 1974

University of Kansas
Other Training, Chemistry, 1967–1970

University of Kansas Medical Center
Residency, Anatomic Pathology, 1974–1976

United Hospitals
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Pathology, 1976–1977

University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Pharmacology, 1977–1977

University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Residency, Anatomic Pathology, 1977–1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pathology
Certified 36 years in Anatomic Pathology

MN State Medical License
Active through 2014

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Academic Faculty Award, Diagnostic Echocardiography Program
2001

Alpha Chi Sigma, Chemistry Fraternity
1969

Alpha Omega Alpha, Medicine Fraternity
1974

American Men and Women of Science
1979

Distinguished Achievement Award, Society for CV Pathology, USCAP
2008

Graduate with Distinction, University of Kansas
1970

Karis Award, Mayo Clinic
2003

Mayo Medical School Faculty Service Award
1986

Outstanding Teacher Award, Mayo Cardiovascular Fellows, 1993, 1995
1996

Outstanding Young Men of America, Jaycee Endorsed
1979

Phi Beta Kappa, Scholastic Fraternity
1969

Phi Eta Sigma, Freshman Scholastic Fraternity
1967

Pioneer Award, Mayo Clinic Echocardiography Laboratory
2003

Sigma Xi
1979

Student Voice Excellence in Education, 1992-1995, KS Univ. School of Medicine
1995

Teacher of the Year Award, Mayo Medical School
2002

Teacher of the Year Award, Mayo Medical School
2005

Upjohn Achievement Award for Excellence in Medicine, Outstanding First-Year House-Staff Officer
1975

Who’s Who In American Colleges and Universities
1975

Publications & Presentations

Pathology of Single Functional Ventricle.

Ischemic Heart Disease.

Cardiomyopathy.

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