Carrie West, MS, APN, FNP-C
Carrie West is a board certified Advanced Practice Nurse in the Division of Urology at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing at St. John’s College of Nursing in 2002 and her Master’s of Science in Nursing at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 2013. She graduated with honors from SIU-Edwardsville.
Prior to joining SIU, Ms. West worked as a registered nurse surgical first assistant and family nurse practitioner at the Orthopaedic Center of Illinois. She has a diverse nursing background including neurosurgery, general surgery, pediatric urology, and orthopedics.
Ms. West will be seeing patients at both the Springfield and Decatur clinic locations. She previously worked as a registered nurse in pediatric urology and is excited to come back to urology in her new role as a nurse practitioner. Her current interests include general urology including urinary urgency, frequency, and retention, incontinence, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, kidney stones, and pediatric urology.
Ms. West is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates.
For more information or to make an appointment with Ms. West, please call SIU HealthCare at 217-545-8000.