John Edwards, MS, CRNA

John M. Edwards III, MS, CRNA has been a practicing certified registered nurse anesthetist for 14 years and currently practices in Lexington, KY. He received his Master of Science with a focus in nurse anesthesia from the Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia.  He has a passion for patient care, teaching and leadership in the fields of anesthesia and acute post-surgical pain management.  His achievements include, co-founding and co-directing an Acute Pain Service, founding an Anesthesia Grand Rounds program to facilitate continuing education, and collaborating to develop Enhanced Recovery Pathways for multiple surgical specialties all of which have improved patient satisfaction, patient outcomes and decreased length of stay.  He spends a lot of his  time in the management of an Acute Pain Service, not only managing patients, but also in the development and education of a team of CRNAs to provide ultrasound-guided regional anesthetic techniques.  He enjoys lecturing for Anesthesia Grand Rounds and has mentored other CRNAs in the process of creating a Grand Rounds lectures.  His passion for education has provided many opportunities for teaching, both lecturing at local and state meetings, and providing hands on teaching with both live models and for cadaver workshops at Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia, and the University of Cincinnati.


  • Upper and Lower Extremity: Interscalene, iPACK, PEC I/II, catheter techniques for infraclavicular