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Akua Akuffo DNP, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

  • "Dr. Akua was through with my health issues and I could understand everything she advised me on." 


    "I feel that she listens to me and is truly concerned about my health."

Akua Akuffo DNP, FNP-C

Akua Akuffo is a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner who received her Doctor in Nursing Practice from Rush University. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, she worked as a staff nurse in areas such as gastroenterology and on a medical-surgical unit for almost 10 years at Rush University Medical Center. 

Currently, she has a dual role with Uropartners where in collaboration with physicians, she provides care to inpatients with urologic conditions who are admitted to the hospitals as well as see patients in the outpatient setting. 

Akua strives to provide timely and high-quality personalized care for all her patients. She currently resides in the northern suburbs with her husband and two children.

Education and Training

Rush University Medical Center , Chicago, Illinois United States
Doctor of Nursing Practice
North Park University, Chicago, Illinois United States
Bachelor of Science, Nursing

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners - FNP-C
Illinois State Advanced Practice Nurse
Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber - Wisconsin
State of Illinois Registered Nurse