Paul Edwards MD

Paul A Edwards, MD

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Services: Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Cancer, Eye Care, Macular Degeneration, Macular Edema, Retinal Conditions, Uveitis, Visual Electrophysiology

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology


  • University of the West Indies, 1979

Residencies & Internships

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Ophthalmology, MI, 1992
  • National Institute of Health, Ophthalmology, MD, 1987
  • Harlem Hospital Center, General Surgery, NY, 1982
  • Washington Hospital Center, General Surgery, 1982
  • University Hospital Of The West, 1980


  • Henry Ford Hospital, Ophthalmology, MI, 1993
  • National Eye Institute, MD, 1989

About Me

Member of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute  


I specialize in Retina, Diabetes and Macular Degeneration.

Dr Edwards is the distinguished Cornelius E. McCole Chair of Ophthalmology and Eye Care Services at Henry Ford Hospital. He is responsible for one of the largest Eye Care departments in the United States. In partnership with Henry Ford OptimEyes (the Optical and Optometry division), Henry Ford has 375,000 patient visits per year for eye care. He graduated from the University of the West Indies and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Henry Ford Hospital. In addition, he did a fellowship in Vitreo-retinal diseases at Henry Ford and a research fellowship at the National Eye Institute. His clinical interests include diseases of the vitreous and retina, including Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy and Genetic Disorders. Dr. Edwards is named as one of America's Top Ophthalmologist by the Consumer Research Council of America and by Hour magazine as a Detroit Top Doctor as nominated by his peers.


I believe in giving my patients the highest possible quality care. I like to provide them with information about their disorders so they can make better informed decisions and in partnership together we can take better care of the problem. I treat my patients with respect and dignity. I believe in continuous education for physicians to remain up to date.


Awards and Honors
1970: First Place in Graduating Class - Glenmuir High School 1979: Honors Obstetrics and Gynecology - University of the West Indies 1991: Second Place - David Barsky Research Award, Henry Ford Hospital 1992: Chief Resident in Ophthalmology - Henry Ford Hospital 1994: Visiting Professor of Ophthalmology, University of the West Indies 1994-present: Annual inclusion in Marquis’ Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care 1996-97: Member of the Board for the Michigan Affiliate, American Diabetes Association 1997-present: Member of the Board of the Bridge Builders 1998: Member of the Board of Student Mentor Partners 2002-present: Annual inclusion in Consumer Council of America – Guide to America’s Top Ophthalmologists 2002-present: Chairman of Ophthalmology at Henry Ford Health System 2003-present: Annual inclusion in Detroit Hour Magazine: Top Doctors in Ophthalmology 2003: Glenmuir Past Students’ Association: Flagrans Gold Award for Outstanding Achievement in Healthcare


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*Dr. Edwards & his entire team including photography, HVF techs are awesome. They keep you informed and are knowledgeable in what they are doing.


I always appreciate the care I receive from Dr. Edwards and the office staff. I went for my eye-exam. All very courteous and efficient!




Very friendly, very concern, very comfortable.



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