Using the latest, most technologically advanced equipment, our providers deliver high quality, compassionate breast care
James V. Pellicane, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Pellicane received his undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his General Surgery residency at Virginia Commonwealth University/ The Medical College of Virginia and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is an active member of The American Society of Breast Surgeons. He founded Virginia Breast Center in 2005 with his partner, Dr. Polly Stephens, and they affiliated with Bon Secours in 2008 now with 4 surgeons serving all 4 Bon Secours hospitals in Richmond. Dr. Pellicane currently is the Director of Breast Oncology at the Bon Secours Cancer Institute in Richmond, VA.
Polly L. Stephens, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Stephens attended Bryn Mawr College for her undergraduate degree. She received her medical degree from Tulane University and completed a five-year general surgery residency at Waterbury Hospital Health Center, in Waterbury, Conn., an affiliate of Yale University School of Medicine. She is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Aside from a one-year sabbatical in New Zealand, Dr. Stephens has been a surgeon in Richmond since 1998.
Misti H. Wilson, M.D.
Dr. Wilson is a board certified surgeon. She received her medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in 2002, graduating with honors. She completed her general surgery residency at the University of South Florida. Dr. Wilson then completed a fellowship in Diseases of the Breast from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. She is an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgery and the Society of Surgical Oncology.
Ida Vaclavik, NP
Mrs. Vaclavik received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing and her Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Georgetown University. Following her graduation from Georgetown, she worked at Sibley Memorial Hospital/Johns Hopkins Medicine in Washington, DC. During her time at Sibley, she treated patients with a variety of breast complaints, ran the high risk clinic and developed the breast cancer survivorship program. Mrs. Vaclavik continues this work at Virginia Breast Center. She works in the High Risk Clinic providing risk calculations, genetic testing and working with the patients to create a comprehensive screening and management plan. In addition, she sees patients in the Adolescent Breast Clinic, breast cancer survivors and patients of all ages with a range of breast health issues. Mrs. Vaclavik is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, running and traveling.