Dr. Erika Crawford was born and raised in San Diego, California. Following high school, she moved to Viriginia to attend Hampton University, where she received a degree in biology. Dr. Crawford obtained her medical degree from Meharry Medical College and she attended the University of Viriginia for her pediatrics residency training. Upon completion of her residency program, Dr. Crawford joined the Springfield practice in the summer of 2007. Dr. Crawford is married and recently welcomed her first child in March of 2015. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.