The Zimmer Cancer Center is pleased to welcome Kristen Wissbaum, FNP-C, to the practice. Kristen is a Nurse Practitioner with General Surgery Specialists. She is piloting a symptom management clinic in support of all Zimmer Cancer patients.
Kristen received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and her Master of Science in Nursing: Leadership and Education from Capella University, which included a 100-hour practicum under the direction of Amy Akers, Associate Chief Nurse Executive at NHRMC. Kristen earn her Post Masters Certification: Family Nurse Practitioner from UNCW. Her post masters studies included clinical experience at several family medicine practices in Wilmington and at Zimmer Cancer Center, under Dr. Michelle Fillion.
Kristen has been a nurse at NHRMC since 2013, most recently as lead nurse for the surgical oncology team. She completed Professional Ladder Projects in 2017, 2018 and 2019. She has also been a Clinical Instructor at Cape Fear Community College.