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Edward R. Setser, M.D.

Dr. Setser
Idaho Falls, ID

Dr. Edward R. Setser

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

East Falls Primary Care & Specialty Clinic - Channing Way
3200 Channing Way, Suite 205
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
(208) 535-4567

Davidson College

East Carolina University - 1985

Eisenhower Army Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center


Dr. Edward Setser is a surgeon at the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine, where he specializes in vascular and cardiothoracic surgeries. A former military surgeon, Dr. Setser’s career has taken him to hospitals in several states throughout the southeast United States.

Educational Background

Dr. Setser received his bachelor’s degree from Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina, and received his M.D. from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. He completed an internship and a residency, both in general surgery, at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Georgia. He also served as a resident in thoracic surgery at the Brooke Army Medical Center in Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Professional Highlights

From 1985 to 1996, Dr. Setser served as an intern, resident, and later, a surgeon in two U.S. Army hospitals; he was promoted to the position of chief of cardiac surgery service at Eisenhower Army Medical Center. He then moved to Huntington, West Virginia, where he served in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Cabell Huntington Hospital. After appointments at the UM School of Medicine and St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Virginia, Dr. Setser accepted a position at the University of Kentucky in 2011.

Additional Work

Dr. Setser is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgery and the American College of Phlobology.



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