Creighton L. Edwards, MD

Department or Service

Specialty

Gynecologic Oncology

Phone: 832-826-7500

Contact Information

6651 Main Street
Suite 320
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas

Professor, Raymond H. Kaufman, MD and Patricia Ann Kaufman Endowed Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of OB-GYN, Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center fellowship Gynecologic Oncology 1968
Baylor University Medical Center residency Obstetrics & Gynecology 1966
Baylor University Medical Center internship Rotating Internship 1961
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School medical school Doctor of Medicine 1960

About

Dr. Edwards? clinical practice is focused on the care of women with complex benign gynecologic conditions and cancers. His approach to cancer care is one that provides state of the art evaluation and treatment including a highly personalized supportive care system regardless of the outcome.

Dr. Edwards received his medical degree in 1960 from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He is a board certified gynecologic oncologist, highly skilled and most often consulted by his colleagues and other peers especially in complex cases. Mentoring has always been one of Dr. Edwards? passions. He has successfully mentored medical students and residents in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Fellows in Gynecologic Oncology since 1968, both in the operating room and in clinical practice. In addition, he also mentored a graduate student of Biomedical Science. His goal is to train and hone medical students, residents, and fellows into becoming topnotch physicians.

In 2008, he was awarded the Raymond H. Kaufman, MD and Patricia Ann Kaufman Endowed Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology for his numerous accomplishments and contributions to this specialized field of medicine. In the same year, he received top honors as Physician of the Year for the Baylor Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine.

In May, 2013, Dr. Edwards received the Houston Surgical Society's Distinguished Surgeon of the Year award. Dr. Edwards was also presented with the Award in Compassionate Care in November 2013 by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, an award made possible through an anonymous donor.

Currently, his research interest is focused on the expression of spermatogenesis-related retrogene in ovarian cancer. Aside from the weekly BCM OB-GYN Grand Rounds, he is actively involved with the Tumor Boards at The Methodist Hospital, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and Ben Taub General Hospital.

Organization

Organization Name Role
American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology Member
Felix Rutledge Society Member
International Gynecologic Cancer Society Member
Society of Gynecologic Oncology Member
Texas Association of Obstetrics & Gynecology Member

Selected Publications

Rohozinski, J., Edwards, CL, Anderson, ML "Does Expression of the retrogene UTP14c in the ovary pre-dispose women to ovarian cancer?" Manuscript # YMEHY-D-11-00848. Submitted for publication to Elsevier. July 2011.