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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Physiatrist signs aboard St. Francis Franciscan Spine Center

INDIANAPOLIS – Erika Cottrell, M.D., a member of St. Francis Medical Group, will establish a practice at the Franciscan Spine Center at St. Francis Hospital & Health Centers, effective Aug. 31.

Cottrell comes to St. Francis from Integra Healthcare, where she was a staff physiatrist. Previously, she held similar positions with Clarian Health Partners and Community North and South hospitals.

She received her undergraduate degree at The Ohio State University, where she amassed honors, including the Big Ten Conference Medal awarded to outstanding female scholars-athletes.

A graduate of the Indiana University School of Medicine where she completed her residency training, Cottrell also served a transitional year internship at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.

Cottrell holds memberships in the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Indiana Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.