Dr. Erin Lawson, MD


Pain Medicine | Female

Lexington Brain & Spine Inst 146 N Hospital Dr Ste 120B West Columbia, SC 29169 Get Directions
Dr. Erin Lawson, MD
Dr. Erin Lawson, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in West Columbia, SC. She is 41 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Dr. Lawson is affiliated with Lexington Medical Center.

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    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (8)
Lexington, SC |
She's a really good doctor. She recognizes the problems that chronic opioid use create and tries to steer patients away. This creates friction sometimes, but if you are looking for someone looking out for your best interests then she's a great choice. I've had a few epidurals, some work better than others, but the procedure is always painless, quick, and well-done.
in Leesville SC |
See is a great Doctor and has a lot of compassion for her patients.
in West Columbia |
Was not impressed with the recommended treatment offered. The amount also billed to Medicare and my secondary insurance was excessive. Also had trouble w/billing to my secondary insurance.
West Columbia, SC |
Dr Lawson suggested that I try alpha lipoic acid for a month or two before spinal injections for extreme foot pain to see if the ALA would help. It has greatly, alleviating the need for injections now.
in Columbia, SC |
I dont understand what a lot of these reviews are critiquing, the staff or the doctor. Ive seen a few doctors in my 67 yrs of beating my body up. I highly recommend Dr Lawson and staff.
in Columbia SC |
Dr Lawson sent the nurse practitioner to see me and perform a procedure of several injections without even seeing me first. She was very uniformitive about my condition. Offered no follow up care or a plan of care if injections did not work. She is closed on Mondays and when her office is busy the answering service picks up and tells the patient to call back. My personal Physician even called to try to get Dr Lawson to see me for a follow up and I was scheduled several weeks out with the nurse.
in Chapin, SC |
Great doctor and staff. I've had three visits with them-- Dr. Lawson, twice and Melissa (PA) once. I would highly recommend them. In fact, I am recovering now from a spinal epidural that Dr. Lawson performed. She explained every step to me as to what she was doing and what I could expect. I am pleased with what they are doing to help me. It is great to have other means of dealing pain instead of pills.
in Lexington, SC |
Terrible. Had to wait 45 minutes just to talk to her. She was rude and unwilling to cooperate with my requests. She dismissed my level of pain and was uncaring about my condition.
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  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Medical School
    Emory University

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    Emory University Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Emory University Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory Crawford Long Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection