April A. Erwin, M.D.
Special Interests: Multiple Sclerosis (MS); Intrathecal Baclofen Pumps; Botox; EMG/NCV
Dr. Erwin is a native of Louisiana. She graduated summa cum laude from Louisiana State University with a degree in philosophy and religious Studies. Before attending medical school at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, she received her master’s degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Dr. Erwin completed her medical training, including her internship, neurology residency and her fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. While a neurology resident at Georgetown, Dr. Erwin served as Chief Resident from 2010-2011.
In 2016, Dr. Erwin received the prestigious Partner in MS Care designation by the National MS Society (NMSS) for her demonstrated knowledge and experience in treating MS. Dr. Erwin is one of the only neurologists in the entire state of Louisiana to earn this special title by the largest multiple sclerosis organization in the world. Dr. Erwin was also instrumental in building one of the state’s only Center for Comprehensive MS Care– The NeuroMedical Center is now one of the only private practice, non-academic medical campuses in the country to have achieved this prestigious NMSS designation.
Dr. Erwin joined The NeuroMedical Center in 2012 and has since earned recognition for her work in educating the community about Multiple Sclerosis. As an active participant in clinical trials research, she is the author of multiple publications in medical and scientific journals about MS and has also served as the primary or sub-primary investigator for 10 MS clinical trials. She serves on advisory boards and participates in speaking events nationwide, informing the public about advancements in multiple sclerosis care.
National MS Society Partner in MS Care, 2016
Vitals Patients’ Choice Award, 2017
Vitals Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
Healthgrades Honor Roll