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Farris, Teresa K.

Teresa K. Farris, APN

Profile

Gender:
Female

Specialties

  • Wound Care

Certifications

  • Adult Nurse Practitioner-American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse-Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Certification Board (WOCNCB)

Education

Education

Kishwaukee College, Nursing
Northern Illinois University, Nursing
University of Illinois- Rockford, Nursing

Biography

Teresa is a board certified nurse practitioner that specializes in the treatment of individuals with ostomies and wounds. She treats a variety of acute and chronic wounds including lower extremity wounds caused by arterial and venous disease, neuropathic disease, pressure ulcers and complicated surgical wounds. She cares for ostomy patients with temporary and permanent bowel and bladder diversions. These health conditions can be life altering, and Teresa has devoted her career to improving the lives of these patients.

Teresa started her career as a registered nurse at Kishwaukee Community Hospital after graduating from Kishwaukee Community College. She continued her education by earning a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing from Northern Illinois University.  She then completed the Enterostomal Therapy Program at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.  Her educational pursuits continued and Teresa graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago earning a master’s of science degree in nursing and completed the adult nurse practitioner program. 

Office Information

Doctor's Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 815.758.8671
  • Fax: 815.758.5689

Locations

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