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Valerie S. Edwards, MD


Family Medicine

Primary Location

Mt. Edgecumbe Medical Center Primary Care


American Board of Family Medicine

Education and Experience

Dr. Edwards earned her undergraduate degree from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo., and she earned her Medical Doctorate from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver. She completed her residency through the Alaska Family Medicine Residency program in Anchorage, a program that included fieldwork in Bethel, Kodiak and Unalaska. Since 2008, Dr. Edwards has practiced in Sitka and Kake (with one year practicing abroad in New Zealand). She enjoys a diverse medical practice taking care of patients through all stages of life.

Dr. Edwards loves hearing patients’ stories and getting to know them and their families over time. She also enjoys working with a team of hard-working, compassionate and bright healthcare professionals.

Awards and Honors

Dr. Edwards was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor fraternity as an undergraduate student.

Personal Interests

Dr. Edwards’ interests include being active in the outdoors, getting beat in scrabble by my husband and kids, and knitting quick and easy projects.