On October 9, 2023, Dr. Erik Davis of Louisiana Pain Specialists was recognized during ceremony at NOMA as a 2023 City Business Health Care Hero. Of the hundreds of professionals who were nominated, Dr. Davis was among the few who were selected for this honor.
Beginning in 2007, the Health Care Heroes award honors health care professionals in the New Orleans area in the following categories: nursing, physicians, professionals and volunteers. Honorees are selected based on industry achievement and community involvement.
Dr. Davis is a double-board certified physician in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Management.
A graduate of McMain High School in New Orleans, Dr. Davis earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, after completing his undergraduate studies at Xavier University in New Orleans. He went on to complete a year of surgical internship training at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, followed by a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
He finished his medical training with an interventional spine and sports medicine fellowing at Alabama Orthopedic Spine and Sports Medicine Associates in Birmingham. Before returning to his hometown of New Orleans to join Louisiana Pain Specialists in 2021, he worked at the National Spine & Pain Centers in Fairfax, Virginia.
We love having Dr. Davis as part of our Louisiana Pain Family as he provides expert and compassionate care to all! Congrats, Dr. D!