Craig Edmonds, M.D.
Dr. Edmonds received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and his doctorate from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his internship at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in San Francisco, CA, and then went on to complete his Ophthalmology residency at Edward S. Harkness Institute of Ophthalmology, Columbia University, New York.
While in residency, Dr. Edmonds did an externship at the Washington Hospital Center in D.C. While working there, he helped treat and perform pediatric surgery. After residency, Dr. Edmonds served in the U.S. Army as a staff Ophthalmologist at Reynolds Army Hospital, Fort Sill, OK for two years. There he treated and performed surgeries on soldiers and their families while also rotating through the ER.
After his training and military service, Dr. Edmonds has been working as a local ophthalmologist for over 35 years. He has helped train residents at Martinsburg VA Hospital by overseeing them during surgery. He has performed thousands of cataract and eye muscle surgeries and is passionate about helping people see well.
“I first gained an interest in the eyes because they were the mirror to the body. Diabetes, hypertension, and other diseases can show up in the eye. It seemed like such a fascinating specialty to go into. Now I get the chance to interact with people in a therapeutic way. I enjoy the relationships with my patients that I have built up over the years and being able to either help or eliminate their eye problems.”
Dr. Edmonds lives in Hagerstown and is married with 3 children, all of whom work in the medical field. He enjoys traveling and spending time with his children and grandchild. He is an avid reader and also has a passion for music and plays the violin.
- American Board of Ophthalmology