A Spotlight on Dr. April Erwin at The NeuroMedical CenterDecember 21, 2018 4:22 pm
The NeuroMedical Center is happy to have Dr. April A Erwin on their team. While her specialization in multiple sclerosis makes her stand out, she has expert knowledge in many other neurological specifics as well. Her presence makes the already strong neurological team at The NeuroMedical Center even stronger.
Dr. April Erwin’s Educational Background?
Dr. April Erwin got her advanced studies started right down the road from The NeuroMedical Center at Baton Rouge’s Louisiana State University. With degrees in both philosophy and religious studies, Erwin graduated top of her class at the summa cum laude level. After finishing her undergraduate degree, she made her way to New Orleans, where she got a master’s degree at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Upon completion of this degree, she attended the medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. From her extended education period in Louisiana, she then went to work at Georgetown University Hospital in the country’s capital, Washington, D.C. Her she completed her internship, a residency in neurology, and then a fellowship in multiple sclerosis. In 2010 and 2011, during her residency in neurology at Georgetown University Hospital, she served as Chief Resident.
What is Dr. April Erwin’s experience in at The NeuroMedical Center?
Joining the neurology team at The NeuroMedical Center in 2012, Dr. April Erwin has been a positive force even since she first stepped foot in the building. Her focus on spreading awareness and education about multiple sclerosis is noted throughout the community and reaches farther than imaginable. The passion she has for the understanding of multiple sclerosis and working to find ways to better the lives of those who have it is rewarding to be able to watch. In her time at The NeuroMedical Center, she has been the primary or sub-primary investigator in ten different multiple sclerosis research trials. Her active participation in these studies has resulted in many publications in scientific journals, with important explanations on her research and understanding on the condition. The advancements in care of multiple sclerosis are, luckily, often changing. Dr. April Erwin has found herself in a position to be the doctor who is able to speak on worldwide platforms to share these updates during speeches and lectures. In addition to these speaking events, she sits on numerous advisory boards pertaining to multiple sclerosis.
With such obvious knowledge on the subject, it should be no surprise to hear that in 2016 she was awarded with a very prestigious award highlighting her contributions to the disease. The award is becoming an official Partner in Multiple Sclerosis Care and is the highest honest the organization can give. It shows that the National Multiple Sclerosis Society sees and values the tremendous work she has done in the field. This society is the largest of its type in the world, so it a huge honor to have received such distinctions. To this day she remains of the very few doctors in Louisiana to have gotten this award. It can be reassuring, upon reading all of this background, to know that Dr April Erwin is indeed accepting new patients. She is a board certified neurologist and is ready to help you in the mission to have a better quality of life, regardless of what your neurological issues are.
Beyond MS, Dr April Erwin is a specialist in electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction velocity (NCV) testing, intrathecal baclofen pumps, and botox. If any of these things are something you are in the search for a new specialist for, Dr. April Erwin is your best option. Having to see a neurologist is never what you want your plans to be, but the team at The NeuroMedical Center is precisely what you are looking for. Even beyond Dr. Erwin herself, the entire team is ready to help keep you as comfortable as possible, come up with the best treatment plan, and answer all of your questions. Reach out today.