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

Alpha Chi Sigma, Chemistry Fraternity

Alpha Omega Alpha, Medicine Fraternity

American Men and Women of Science

Distinguished Achievement Award, Society for CV Pathology, USCAP

Graduate with Distinction, University of Kansas

Karis Award, Mayo Clinic

Mayo Medical School Faculty Service Award

Outstanding Teacher Award, Mayo Cardiovascular Fellows, 1993, 1995

Outstanding Young Men of America, Jaycee Endorsed

Phi Beta Kappa, Scholastic Fraternity

Phi Eta Sigma, Freshman Scholastic Fraternity

Pioneer Award, Mayo Clinic Echocardiography Laboratory

Sigma Xi

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

Teacher of the Year Award, Mayo Medical School

Teacher of the Year Award, Mayo Medical School

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

Who’s Who In American Colleges and Universities

Publications & Presentations

Pathology of Single Functional Ventricle.

Ischemic Heart Disease.


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