Emily M. Edwards, D.O.

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  • Family Medicine

Board Certification

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Medical School

  • Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine


  • University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine


  • University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

About Dr. Edwards

Dr. Edwards is originally from Charleston, SC. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado- Boulder, in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology. She then moved back south and attended the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA, graduating with honors. She met her husband, a TN native, while in medical school in Blacksburg. They moved to Knoxville to complete internship and residency training at the University of Tennessee. While in residency, they both fell in love with Knoxville and have decided to call it home. Dr. Edwards enjoys all aspects of family medicine but has special interests in women's health and preventative medicine.

She has two daughters, and enjoys outdoor activities, cooking, and enjoying the many activities Knoxville has to offer such as the Market Square Farmers Market.

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Breast Exams: When to Begin?

In this video, Dr. Edwards discusses the age at which women should have a breast exam.