Nikki Velasco, MSN, FNP
Nikki Velasco is a Chicago native. She earned her bachelors degree in psychology from the University of
Illinois at Chicago and a bachelors degree in nursing at Lewis University. She started her career as
an ER/Trauma nurse for 5 years before returning to school for her masters degree. She studied at
the University of Nevada Las Vegas where she graduated with her master of science in nursing as a
family nurse practitioner. During her time at UNLV, she was also a clinical instructor for undergraduate
nursing students. Nikki has been with the practice since July 2011. She has enjoyed the transition
from working in a hospital setting to working as a primary care provider in an out-patient environment.