Dr. Erica Gaertner joined Patient First as a staff physician in August of 2020. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Towson University in Towson, Maryland, and she received her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. Dr. Gaertner completed an internship in internal medicine at Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and she completed a residency in internal medicine at MedStar Health in Baltimore, Maryland. She also completed a fellowship in primary sports medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gaertner is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.