Ayalew Tegist

Tegist Ayalew, BSN, MSN, FNP

Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“I believe in closing the health care disparity gap, by acknowledging the influence that sociocultural factors have on patients, and delivering culturally sensitive, quality health care to every patient.”

Clinical Expertise

Tegist is a family nurse practitioner whose focus is on primary care, seeing patients of all ages and backgrounds.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Credentials

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Saint Francis College of Nursing, Peoria, IL
  • Masters of Science in Nursing, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • Personal

    “My passion and personal satisfaction is helping individuals who are in need. I love helping kids who are adopted from Ethiopia to make for a smooth transition to their new family and country. In my free time, I spend time with my family, go to church, volunteer with my two boys’ sports activities and enjoy water parks.”