Surgical Oncology

Our fellowship trained surgical oncologists assist with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Our surgical oncology team will work closely with you, your oncologist, your primary care physician and other members of your medical team to plan your procedure and follow-up care.

Our Procedures

We perform open and minimally invasive procedures that include:

  • Liver resections and ablative procedures for primary and metastatic disease
  • Pancreatic and complex biliary procedures
  • Gastrectomy
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Melanoma surgery
  • Sarcoma resection
  • Mastectomy and lumpectomy
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Regional lymph node dissection
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Esophageal surgery
  • Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)

Our Surgical Oncology Team

A physician referral is required for all new patients. Established patients can make an appointment by calling (910) 667-3000 or through NHRMC MyChart.

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Michelle M. Fillion, MD, MS, FACS

General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Robotic Surgery
NHRMC Zimmer Cancer Center
2131 S. 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Emeka Obiora, MD, FACS

General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Robotic Surgery
NHRMC Zimmer Cancer Center
2131 S. 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Kristen Wissbaum, FNP-C

Surgical Oncology
NHRMC Zimmer Cancer Center
2131 S. 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
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