Darren Sawyer, NP-C


Darren joined McLean County Orthopedics in 2017.  He works with Dr. Jerome Oakey who specializes in hand, wrist, and elbow conditions.

Darren grew up in Bloomington, Illinois and graduated from Heartland Community College with a degree in nursing in 1999. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Springfield in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in history.  He completed nurse practitioner training at Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing in Peoria, Illinois with a master's degree in nursing with a family nurse practitioner specialty in 2016. Darren is currently pursuing his doctorate in nursing practice degree from Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing. 

Nurse practitioner training

Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, with distinction


University of Illinois Springfield

Heartland Community College


Board certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner


American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nurses


Served in the United States Air Force