“Dr. Edwards gained experience with both collegiate and professional athletes, training under the physicians for the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, Cubs and Northwestern University.”
Dr. Sara Edwards is a San Francisco Bay Area Orthopaedic Surgeon, specializing in the treatment of athletes of all ages. She specializes in sports medicine and complex reconstruction of the shoulder. She currently serves as a team physician for UC Berkeley and takes care of the men’s football and National champion rugby teams. She is an assistant professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at UCSF, where she teaches both orthopaedic surgery residents and medical students at the San Francisco Veteran’s Hospital. Dr. Edwards is the author of numerous book chapters and journal articles and is an invited lecturer at national and international orthopaedic surgery meetings. Prior to working in the Bay Area, she was an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Northwestern University in the department of Orthopaedic Surgery, where she served as head team orthopaedic surgeon for the Northwestern University Wildcats.
A native of central Illinois, Dr. Edwards attended the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign where she studied biology with a minor in chemistry. She attended Northwestern University in Chicago for medical school, and stayed at Northwestern University for orthopaedic surgery residency. At Northwestern, while training, she gained experience with both collegiate and professional athletes, training under the physicians for the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, Cubs and Northwestern University. She moved to New York City for her fellowship in shoulder arthroplasty and sports medicine at Columbia University, where she took care of Columbia University Athletics and trained under the doctor for the Yankees.
Dr. Edwards enjoys working with athletes of all ages and ability levels. She takes great pride in helping athletes overcome their injuries, whether they are surgical or managed conservatively.