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Daniel Edney, MD

Chief Medical Officer

Mississippi State Department of Health

Daniel Edney, MD – Psychiatrist, Vicksburg, Mississippi. 

Medical School:  University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS, 1988
Residency:  University of Virginia Health Sciences Centers, 1991

BIO: Dr. Daniel Edney is a board-certified general Internist with subspecialty board certification in Addiction Medicine. He is a summa cum laude graduate of William Carey University and the University of Mississippi School of Medicine- Class of 1988. He then completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia. He has practiced general primary care Internal Medicine since 1991 becoming interested in the national opioid crisis and working with patients with complications of chronic opioid use since 2013 and working in the field of addiction as a teacher and clinician. He is a former president of the MS State Medical Assoc., a Fellow and Laureate of the Miss. Chapter of American College of physicians, and is currently serving as a board member on the MS State Board of Medical Licensure and recently joined the Mississippi State Department of Health as the agency’s Chief Medical Officer. He currently serves as the Addiction Medicine specialist for Haven House Communicare-Oxford, Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center-Oxford, Yazoo Mental Health CDU-Vicksburg, River Region CDU- Vicksburg, and has a private practice at Medical Associates of Vicksburg. He is the husband of 38 years to Lori, has 3 adult children and two wonderful grandsons.