Tara B. Wilson, MD, FACS


Tara B. Wilson, MD, FACS is a board certified general surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She graduated from Pepperdine University with double bachelors degrees in Biology and French and remains bilingual. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Medicine from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in 2003, and completed her surgical residency in Portsmouth, Virginia at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in 2009. After finishing her service in the Navy she and her family spent the last 8 years in Tulsa, Oklahoma where she was the Chief of Surgery from 2017-2023. She enjoys performing the full spectrum of general surgery including treatment of skin cancer, benign and malignant breast disease, gallbladder disease, intestinal and colorectal disorders including colorectal cancer, hemorrhoids, and all types of abdominal and inguinal hernias. Dr. Wilson has a special interest in minimally invasive techniques to include use of the laparoscopic/robotic instruments for abdominal procedures as well as hidden scar and nipple sparing techniques for the breast. She is committed to providing patient-centered surgical care that is personalized to the needs of each individual patient along with the highest quality. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband, kids and 2 dogs.


  • General Surgery


  • Pepperdine University
  • Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Awards & Recognitions

  • Community Teacher of the Year
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal x 4
  • General Surgery Intern of the Year