Tisha Higgs is a family medicine nurse practitioner at Owensboro Health Family Medicine Breckenridge. Higgs is a native of Murray and a graduate of Paducah Community College, where she earned her associate’s degree of nursing. She later returned to Murray State University where she earned her bachelors of nursing and doctor of nursing practice.
Higgs said she chose to enter family practice as a nurse practitioner because of the opportunities that it offered her with her patients in the long-term. "I enjoy the relationships that you get to build with individuals and their families while you're caring for them, showing compassion and nurturing people," Higgs said.
As part of her education and training Higgs completed a number of clinical rotations with departments throughout the Owensboro Health system. These include the Obstetrics and Gynecology, Family Medicine Breckenridge, Orthopedics and Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery.
“I enjoy the relationships that you get to build with individuals and their families while you're caring for them, showing compassion and nurturing people.”
Philosophy of Care
“The relationships that you get to build with individuals and their families while you're caring for them, to show them compassion and nurturing them, I enjoy that role.”
A patient's message
Read messages sent to Tisha Higgs on National Doctors' Day.
Thank you Tisha Higgs for everything you've done for me in providing care and great advice for my health. Everything you've done for me has been really great. God bless and happy national doctors day...your patient," - Bradley
"Tisha, thank you for always taking the time to listen to all my issues no matter what time of day! You take such good care of me. Always so professional yet friendly as well. Thanks to your staff for always being so kind. I look forward to my visits now! Thank you." - Christy
"I want to THANK YOU for taking good care of me YOU are GREAT and I Appreciate YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" - Deborah