Kelsey M. Thacker, NP

Kelsey M. Thacker, NP

Kelsey M. Thacker, NP

Nurse Practitioner


  • Nursing
    Millikin University
  • Master’s in Advance Practice Nursing
    St. Louis University


  • American Medical Association of Nurse Practitioners, Member
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Member
  • American Nurses Association, Member
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Member

Special Interests

  • Acute injury evaluation
  • Non-surgical treatment of hip, knee and shoulder arthritis

I am originally from Decatur, graduating from Mt. Zion High School. After receiving my undergraduate degree in nursing at Millikin University, I went on to graduate from St. Louis University with a Master’s in Advance Practice Nursing.

I was inspired to work in orthopedic surgery because of the opportunity to serve my community in a manner that I am passionate about. My areas of interest include joint replacement and trauma.

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and dog Charlie, doing Crossfit, and reading.


  • Decatur Memorial Hospital
  • HSHS St. Marys Hospital (Decatur)
  • Kirby Medical Center (Monticello)
  • Pana Community Hospital