Specialists at Ridgeview Specialty Clinic-Rheumatology diagnose and treat many autoimmune conditions, including inflammatory arthritis, gout, lupus, myositis, scleroderma and various types of vasculitis.

About the ph​ysicians

Carolyn Bowles, MD, FACP, Integrative Rheumatology & Medical Acupuncture
Dr. Bowles specializes in integrative rheumatology and medical acupuncture. She graduated from Boston University School of Medicine; she did her internship and residency at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, and a rheumatology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic.She is board certified in Rheumatology, Internal Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine.

Michael Edwards, MD, Rheumatology
Dr. Edwards graduated from the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine, in Winnipeg, Canada. He completed fellowship training in rheumatology at the University of Louisville and joined the clinical faculty there as a physician and teacher for 16 years.


Appointments are available Monday through Friday in at Ridgeview Chaska Clinic in Two Twelve Medical Center, located on the corner of Highways 212 and 41 in Chaska, and in the Ridgeview Professional Building, adjacent to Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Generally, patient wait time is less than two weeks. Same-day appointments can often be arranged for urgent cases. For appointments, call 952-361-2450.