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Practice Name
WakeMed Physician Practices - Neonatology
Accepting New Patients
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Cary Hospital
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
3000 New Bern Avenue
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Raleigh, NC 27610

Dr. Laura Edwards is a neonatologist with clinical interests in the follow-up care of premature and sick full-term infants after they are discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit. Since she began her medical career in 2011, she has been a resident physician in pediatrics, a fellow in neurodevelopmental follow-up and outcomes research, and a fellow in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Edwards has won numerous awards including Neonatal Intensive Unit Junior and Senior Resident Awards at Duke University Medical Center, and the Pediatric Academic Societies Trainee Scholar Award. She also participated in the Duke Research Training Program at the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Edwards has published numerous articles for publications, and has presented on a variety of neonatal and pediatric topics at conferences across the Country.

In her free time, Dr. Edwards enjoys spending time with her husband and son.

Undergraduate Degree
Davidson College, Davidson, NC
Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stitch School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (Pediatrics)
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (Pediatrics)
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine)
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC (Neurodevelopmental Follow-up and Outcomes Research)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Basic Life Saving for Healthcare Providers
Professional Memberships
American Academy of Pediatrics
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WakeMed contracts with most major health insurance carriers. View a list of Insurance we accept.

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If you are uninsured, learn more about WakeMed's financial assistance policy.