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Christa Jillard Ilic, MD,FACS

Dr. Ilić is a board-certified surgeon specialized in breast and endocrine surgery. Her practice is dedicated to the surgical treatment of cancer and non-cancer breast disease, as well as disease that affects the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands.

Dr. Ilić completed her endocrine surgery fellowship in 2015 at Duke University Medical Center. As one of the few dedicated endocrine surgery fellows in the country, she received top-of-the-line training. She went on to be the only endocrine surgeon in northeastern Georgia, where she performed the most thyroid and parathyroid surgeries in the region. Dr. Ilić uses genetic testing on thyroid tumors and advanced radiology studies to allow for minimally invasive surgeries.

Hidden ScarShe also has advanced certification in breast surgery as a Hidden Scar surgeon. She strives not only for successful outcomes but also aims to minimize patient scarring.

Throughout her career she has been an active participant in nationally-accredited programs, serving recently as the Chair of Endocrine/Head and Neck Surgery at the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion.

Dr. Ilić is a member of the following organizations:

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Academy of Surgeons
Education
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Medicine Temple University School of Medicine
  • Residency
  • General Surgery Medical University of South Carolina
  • Fellowship
  • Endocrine Surgery Duke University