Erin Kernaghan graduated from Louisiana State University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Microbiology. She later attended Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans where she received her Bachelor of Nursing degree. She then worked as a Registered Nurse at East Jefferson General Hospital from 2009-2014 in their Ortho/Neuro Department. She graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Masters in Nursing and received her certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as an FNP in 2013. She has been employed at Southern Orthopaedic Specialists since 2014 and works with Dr. Chad Millet in the evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic conditions of the hip and knee.