Dr. Edward Espinosa is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Georgia where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology. Following undergraduate studies, he attended graduate school at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, receiving a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology. He then applied his training as an Epidemiologist by working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as the Medicare Quality Improvement Program.
Dr. Espinosa attended medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine where he received the degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. The degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or D.O. enhances how Dr. Espinosa delivers medical care. Click here for specifics on the D.O. degree.
After completing 4 years of medical school, Dr. Espinosa underwent 3 years of specialty training in internal medicine at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans. Dr. Espinosa is considered an internist. Click here for specifics on Internal Medicine and internists.
Upon completing residency training, Dr. Espinosa achieved Board Certification in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Board certification demonstrates that physicians have met rigorous medical standards through intensive study, self-assessment and evaluation.
Dr. Espinosa is a member of the American College of Physicians and is currently on staff at both Piedmont Hospital and Northside Hospital of Atlanta.
Dr. Espinosa’s area of expertise is in diagnosis and treatment of most adult medical problems encompassing patients 17 years of age and older. Heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, arthritis, asthma, and depression are just a few of the highlighted concerns of his practice. Health maintenance and preventive medicine are emphasized through encouragement and counsel in such areas as regular exercise, lowering cholesterol, weight management, smoking cessation and the overall prevention of coronary artery disease. Correspondingly, a major objective of his practice is the early detection and diagnosis of disease in its earliest and most treatable stages. Dr. Espinosa’s goal is to promote each of his patients to achieve and maintain optimal health.
Dr. Espinosa is married with three children and plays an active role in his community. He is fluent in Spanish.