Andrew Erwood, MD


Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine


  • BS, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011
  • MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 2015


Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Professional Interests

  • Neuro-oncology
  • Spine
  • Functional Neurosurgery

Future Plans

  • Academics
  • Private practice


  • Research Distinction
  • Bierring-Porter Award in Microbiology


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society


  • Running
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Atlanta Braves baseball
  • College football



  • Tuft B, Xu L, White S, Seline A, Erwood AM, Hansen MR, Guymon CA.  “Neural Pathfinding on Uni- and Multidirectional Photopolymerized Micropatterns.”  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces; Jun 9, 2014.
  • Seline A, Tuft B, Xu L, Erwood AM, Hansen MR, Guymon CA.  “Neurites from Spiral Ganglion Neurons Align More Closely to Unidirectional Micropatterned Topographical Surfaces Compared to Surfaces with Multidirectional Patterns”:  37th Annual Midwinter Meeting Abstracts (Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 2014, Volume 37


  • Medical Student Research Day; Iowa City, IA; 2012 Spiral ganglion neuron survival and neurite extension depend on substrate polarity while neurite guidance depends on pattern features (Oral Presentation)
  • Iowa Medical Society Annual Conference; Cedar Rapids, IA; 2015 Biochemical and Topographical Physical Cues Direct Regenerating Neurites from Spiral Ganglion Neurons (Poster Presentation)

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