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C. Stephen Edwards, MD
Lindner Center of HOPE, Director, Adolescent Hospital Services
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Medical Director of Acute and Partial Units at Lindner Center of HOPE
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Assistant Professor Clinical-Affiliated, Department of Psychiatry




Dr. Edwards is board certified in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry and board eligible in pediatrics. As Director, Adolescent Hospital Services at Lindner Center of HOPE he oversees the adolescent inpatient and partial hospital programs.  He specializes in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and abuse prevention.

Prior to joining the Lindner Center of HOPE, Dr. Edwards served as Medical Director for the Adolescent Sexual Offender and Child Abuse- Reactive Residential Programs and Acute Children’s Units at River Park Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. He also served in private practice at the New Hope Christian Counseling Center in Huntington, West Virginia.  Dr. Edwards’ other clinical positions have included serving as Medical Director for the Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program at River Park Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia; Medical Director for the Adolescent Partial Program at Charter Ridge Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky; volunteer faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, Kentucky; and assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia.

Dr. Edwards is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association and Ohio State Psychiatric Association. He formerly served on the Religion and Spiritual Committee for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.



Areas of Specialty:
  • ADHD
  • PTSD
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Depression

   

C. Stephen Edwards, M.D.
       
Degree(s):

  • 1983 B.S. Zoology, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia
  • 1987 Doctor of Medicine, Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia


  • Internship and Residencies:
  • 1987-1992 Pediatrics, General Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry, University of Kentucky, Lexington Kentucky
  • 1991-1992 Chief Resident, Pediatrics, General Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry, University of Kentucky, Lexington Kentucky


  • Licensure and Certification:

  • January 1997, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, General Psychiatry
  • 2009, Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  •  Board Eligible in Pediatrics
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