Leah Derksen, FNP-C, is one of the family nurse practitioners practicing at Colorado Springs Family Practice located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She has been with Colorado Springs Family Practice for almost 10 years.
Leah is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kent State University in 2005. She moved out of Colorado Springs as a travel nurse in 2007. Most of her nursing background was in the emergency room. Leah received her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS). In addition to working in the clinic, she has worked part-time as an adjunct instructor for UCCS.
When Leah's not working, she loves enjoying her two young kids and their activities. Her husband, Eric, also works in medicine and loves all outdoor activities. Their family enjoys mountain biking, hiking, and skiing.
Leah enjoys taking care of patients of all ages. She loves to discuss medical concerns and educate her patients. Leah's approach to medicine is to give education and support to patients but have patients help make their own medical decisions.