Dr. Fullington’s Bio

Nora Fullington MD FACS

Dr. Nora Fullington is a board-certified general surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, specializing in minimally invasive ambulatory hernia, pilonidal, and gallbladder surgery.


General Surgery Residency – University of Massachusetts
Research Fellowship – Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston
Doctor of Medicine – New York Medical College
Biology Degree – Providence College

Dr. Fullington performed over 2000 operations while working as a hospital based General Surgeon for the last several years. She transitioned her practice in 2021 to deliver focused specialized care in just a few areas of expertise with the goal of providing the highest level of care in hernia, gallbladder, and pilonidal disease.

She is committed to providing specialized, high quality, patient-centered care while creating a comfortable experience for her patients. Dr. Fullington sees office patients in Wellesley, Massachusetts as well as in Derry, New Hampshire. The practice offers surgery at Mass General Brigham Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Boston Outpatients Surgical Suites and Surgery Center of New Hampshire – Derry.
She is passionate about humanitarianism in medicine and has organized surgical mission trips to Haiti to treat the underserved population in Port au Prince and surrounding communities and has facilitated “Humanism in Medicine” lecture series. She cares deeply that patients feel heard and understood, have their questions and concerns valued and addressed, and feel the benefits of a collaborative approach to their care.
When not working she enjoys time with her family, friends, and pets, travel, sports, hiking, going to the beach, biking, almost all outdoor activities, cooking, and good conversation.
Learn more about Dr. Fullington’s professional history