Kiffon Keigher, ACNP-BC, RN, is a nurse practitioner with over 12 years of experience in neurosurgery and neuroscience nursing. She has been at Rush University Medical Center since 2003 working with the neurologically affected patient population. She worked as a neuroscience ICU nurse before starting her career as an advanced practice provider for University Neurosurgery. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs from Indiana University, Bloomington and completed both her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing at Rush University College of Nursing.
Kiffon is an accomplished speaker and presenter at national neuroscience meetings and regional conferences. She is published in multiple peer reviewed journals and is a contributing author to AANN Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing. She serves in the role of the Surgical Stroke Team Leader for Rush Comprehensive Stroke Program.
Kiffon works primarily with Demetrius Lopes, MD with a specific interest in patient care outcomes and research specific to cerebrovascular disease.