Dr. Erkeda DeRouen


Dr. DeRouen is a Board-Certified Family and Lifestyle Medicine physician that serves as a thought leader in healthcare innovation. She is passionate about merging the humanistic aspect of medicine with the new field of emerging technology. She has been able to utilize her gift of listening, communicating, and connecting the missing pieces across the organization on several occasions. My unique skillset of healthy equity expertise, service of underserved populations, HIV management, transgender care, and lifestyle medicine, brings a diversity to the realm with a goal to shake up the landscape to provide quality, safe care to all who seek it.

Mentorship and self empowerment is important to her. Dr. DeRouen has a strong belief in guiding individuals to strive for their goals, whether it be in terms of changing the healthcare system, accomplishing personal health goals, or striving for excellence in other realms of life. She believes that if one does not like how their story is going, rewrite the page.

Dr. DeRouen continues to advise pre-med and medical students for over a decade. She hosts a podcast focusing on hot topics in medicine and the admissions process for pre-meds and medical students. She is a member of the Board of Directors for Young Mothers’ Inc and Girl Develop It, Inc, both empowering women to overcome obstacles, network, and grow.