April Johns is a certified Physician Assistant at Coastal Spine and Pain Center. Prior to joining Coastal Spine and Pain, she was a Physician Assistant with the Department of Neurosurgery at St. Vincent’s Spine and Brain Institute, and served as an instructor and Physician Assistant at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine’s Department of Neurosurgery. Mrs. Johns holds certifications with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and as a State of Florida certified Prescribing Physician Assistant. At the University of Florida, Mrs. Johns excelled on the Dean’s list where she received a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the College of Medicine as well as a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. Johns is a fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants, and the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants. She is a Medical College Council representative at the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. Mrs. Johns received the Guardian Angel Award from St. Vincent’s Healthcare. In addition, she was honored as an instructor, as well as received multiple Above and Beyond Awards from the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville.