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Wilson, Niamey, MD, FACS

Associate Director, Breast Program, Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute; Breast Surgery Division Leader, Hartford HealthCare Medical Group





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Breast Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Abnormal Mammogram, Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Family History, Breast Cancer Genetic Mutations, Breast Cyst, Breast Health, Breast Lump, Hidden Scar Breast Surgery, Hidden Scar Surgery, Minimally Invasive Breast Surgery, Nipple Sparing Mastectomy, Oncoplastic Breast Surgery


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Graduate School
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Medical School
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Hamilton College

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Breast Surgeons, Member
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology, Member
  • Society of Surgical Oncology, Member
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Wilson & her staff are tremendous, caring individuals. I would highly recommend them.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Wilson was very thorough, explained everything, showed me and explained my x-rays, told me my options, left there with a clear picture and understood everything. Took her time, didn't feel rushed.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Wilson is a very caring competent physician. I truly enjoyed my appointment with her and I would highly recommend her.

5 out of 5 stars

The doctor was very nice and explained every thing so we could understand

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Wilson is the best surgeon I could have had. She is exemplary.

5 out of 5 stars

Would definitely recommend. She is wonderful!

5 out of 5 stars

Love *Dr. Wilson! Very caring.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Wilson is the Best!

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Niamy Wilson is a great doctor. She never rushes the visit, always has time for concerns and very caring.

5 out of 5 stars

I know that I asked *Dr. Wilson the same questions more than once - She was patient with me and answered me kindly each time. (I was having difficulty processing it.) She told me what to expect and I appreciated her expertise and caring manner.

5 out of 5 stars

I have already recommended *Dr. Wilson to two people and it has only been about two weeks since my consult.

5 out of 5 stars

The doctor listened to me, explained options and was supportive.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Wilson is the consummate professional in all areas!!

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. N. Wilson is my favorite MD. She always very caring and knowledgeable I do not receive this kind of exceptional care at the hospital that I work. I trust *Dr. Wilson fully.

5 out of 5 stars

HHC is a place I will recommend to others because of of the high level of care, kindness, compass and concern shown by the medical staff.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Wilson is excellent! She has good energy, explains everything exceptionally well, and is a talented surgeon. I would strongly recommend her.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

+++ experience. professional attentive staff. took time to explain;and let me understood info;& findings.i will keep this dr. & definitely recommend this practice

5 out of 5 stars

Really takes the time to know me as a patient....instills total confidence that you understand what is happening....i have total trust in her ....

5 out of 5 stars

I cannot say enough words and how I was treated. Going through a difficult time and his doctor was very compassionate and kind.

5 out of 5 stars

I went to see Dr Wilson as a second opinion. I was with another hospital and practice and I was not confident with their choices. I met Dr Wilson and she introduced me to her amazing team. She explained everything in detail to me. She made me feel safe and I knew I was going to be a surviver. Five years totally clean and feeling healthy and great. Thank you God for giving me the strength!


Niamey Wilson, MD, FACS is the Associate Director of the Breast Health Program and Director of Breast Surgery, Quality & Research, for the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute.

Dr. Wilson grew up in Manhattan before attending Hamilton College where she majored in mathematics with a focus on topological theory. From there, she returned to New York, earning her medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. She then completed a general surgery residency and breast surgery fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. While there, she was accepted into the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar Program and earned a master’s of science in health policy.

In addition to her clinical and administrative work with Hartford HealthCare, she is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Society of Surgical Oncology and American College of Surgeons. Dr. Wilson’s goal is to merge personalized, attentive patient care with the highest quality and most rigorous approaches to breast cancer treatment. In that capacity, she is responsible for all breast surgery trials through the system’s membership in the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Alliance.

She has authored book chapters on breast surgery and her research has focused on the determinants of surgical decision-making from both patient and provider perspectives.

Her commitment to women’s health extends beyond the office. She has earned a national reputation as a role model for female physicians and an outspoken advocate for patient rights.


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