Lakesha Deshun Tillman, MSN, FNP-C
Trauma Surgery services at Regional One Health
Lakesha Deshun Tillman, MSN, FNP-C, is a family nurse practitioner in trauma surgery at Regional One Health. Tillman received her master’s degree from University of Memphis.
“I thoroughly enjoy providing care for my patients,” Tillman shared. “Being a trauma nurse practitioner allows me to be integral in treating complex injuries that are often times coupled with chronic comorbidities.”
Prior to her role as a family nurse practitioner in trauma surgery, Tillman worked in Jefferson Emergency Room at Regional One Health. “I cared for patients there as a registered nurse for four and a half years,” Tillman said. “My favorite saying is by Maya Angelou which is, ‘Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud’ because the most fulfilling component of this position is the ability to see the patients progress from injury to healing and recovery.” Tillman is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.