Education for Dr. Nora Fullington
Providence College – BA – Biology – 2005
New York Medical College – MD – 2009
Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston – 2013
University of Massachusetts Surgical Residency – 2016
Boston Hernia & Pilonidal Center PLLC * – Starting May 1, 2021
General Surgical Practice, University of Massachusetts – Milford Regional Medical Center (2016-2021)
General Surgical Practice, University of Massachusetts – Marlborough Hospital (2016-2021)
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Massachusetts (2016-2021)
Residency Rotation Director, University of Massachusetts – Milford Regional Medical Center (2016-2021)
Team Leader, Team Broken Earth, University of Massachusetts – Port au Prince, Haiti (2017-2021)
Professional Societies and Committees
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
American College of Surgeons, Operation Giving Back
Americas Hernia Society
New England Surgical Society
Inguinal Hernia Surgery
Ventral/Epigastric Hernia Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
Surgical Case Experience (5/1/2021 – 3/30/2022 at Boston Hernia)*
*Dr. Fullington Performed over 2000 open and laparoscopic abdominal operations for hernia, gallbladder, colon and appendix prior to joining our focused practice
Fullington N, Potanos K, Cauley R, Zurakowski D, Fishman SJ, Vakili K, Kim HB. Strain Induced Esophageal Growth in a Novel Rodent Model. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2016.
Fullington N, Cauley R, Potanos K, O’Melia L, Zurakowsji D, Kim H B, Seefelder C, Vakili K. Immediate extubation after pediatric liver transplantation: A single-center experience. Liver Transplantation. 2014.
Potanos K , Fullington N, Cauley R, Vakili K, Fishman S, Kim HB. Tissue Expander Stimulated Lengthening of Arteries (TESLA) Induces Early Endothelial Cell Proliferation in a Novel Rodent Model. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2015.
Potanos K, Hodgkinson N, Fullington N, Narla A, Albritton K, Kozakewich H, Kim HB. Long Term Survival in Pediatric Hepatic Angiosarcoma (PHAS): A case report and review of the literature. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2015.
Vakili K, Fullington N, Turner C, Cauley R, Potanos K, Lee S, Ferguson M, Lock J, Kim HB. Aorto-Mesenteric and Renal Allograft Transplant: A Novel Treatment for Midaortic Syndrome. Am J Transplant. 2013.
Cauley R, Stoffan A, Potanos K, Fullington N, Graham DA, Finkelstein JA, Kim HB, Wilson JM. Pulmonary Support On Day 30 As A Predictor Of Morbidity And Mortality In Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. J Ped Surgery. 2013.
Cauley R, Potanos K, Fullington N, Lillehei C, Vakili K, Kim HB. Reno-portal anastomosis as an approach to pediatric kidney transplantation in the setting of Inferior Vena Cava thrombosis. Pediatr Transplant. 2013.
Cauley R, Vakili K, Potanos K, Fullington N, Graham G, Finkelstein J, Kim HB. Deceased donor liver transplantation in infants and small children: Are partial grafts riskier than whole organs? Liver Transplantation. 2013.