Mark T. Edney, MD, MBA
Dr. Edney has extensive experience in health policy and advocacy. He is past president of Maryland’s state urology coalition. He has served as Health Policy Chair for the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association (AUA) and was the section’s representative to the American Urological Association’s Public Policy Council from 2012-18. He is also a former member of the AUA’s legislative aﬀairs committee. In that role, he led a successful, multi-year AUA eﬀort to achieve Federal legislation improving the inter-agency care coordination of military victims of urological trauma. During this eﬀort, he testiﬁed before both US House and Senate VA committees in support the Bill. Ultimately, the AUA urotrauma language was included in the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act. Dr. Edney is a Past-President of the American Association of Clinical Urologists and is currently the Chair of the American Urological Association’s State Advocacy Committee.
Dr. Edney served in the medical corps of the United States Army Reserve from 1999 to 2015. During that time, he served on the urology staﬀs of both Walter Reed Army Medical Center (2004), Tripler Army Medical Center (2009), and was deployed to Mosul, Iraq with the 399th Combat Support Hospital (2006).
Dr. Edney graduated with a BA in biochemistry from St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH. He graduated from Dartmouth Medical School in 1998 and completed his urology residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in 2004. He earned his MBA from Brandeis University in 2017. He is a former Chief of Surgery at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional Medical Center and is the Immediate Past President of the Medical Staﬀ. He lives in Salisbury, MD with his wife of 20 years, Ashley (Shurtleﬀ) Edney, and their three children.