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James and Jesse Millis Distinguished Professor
Vice Chair of Faculty Development

Carolina Care Excellence 2019

Recipient of the 2019 UNC Health Care and UNC Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence


General surgical oncology, applications of sentinel node technology, breast diseases, novel therapies for metastatic melanoma, endocrine surgery, breast surgical oncology.


  • Fellowship: John Wayne Cancer Institute, Santa Monica, CA, 1995 – 1997
  • Residency: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH, 1990 – 1995
  • MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1990


General Surgery – Board Certified, 1996


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Anna Crollman, a Young Breast Cancer Survivor | January 23, 2019

UNC Surgery patient Anna Crollman is a breast cancer survivor and sat with us to tell her cancer story. She opens up about her journey with the disease and how it led her to be an advocate for other young women fighting breast cancer. Read more about Anna’s story. 

Dr. David Ollila
  • Phone Numbers

    (919) 966-5221 (Office Phone)

  • (919) 966-8806 (Fax)

  • Address

    Division of Surgical Oncology

    101 Manning Drive

    Campus Box 7213

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599