Mr. Andrew Illobre, PA-C

Mr. Illobre grew up in Lebanon, Tennessee. He joined the U.S. Coast Guard after high school and became a Health Services Technician. In 1985, he was selected to attend the Physician Assistant Program at Duke University. He graduated in 1987 with a PA certificate and went on to complete his baccalaureate degree at University of the State of New York in 1991. Mr. Illobre practiced Family Medicine as a PA with the U.S. Coast Guard for 9 years in places such as Governor’s Island, New York, Petaluma, California, and Yorktown, Virginia before retiring in 1996. His assignment in California was as Director of the Coast Guard’s Emergency Medical Technician and Health Services Technician training programs where all future Coast Guard medical personnel are trained.

After retiring from the Coast Guard, Mr. Illobre joined a large primary care group in Wilmington, North Carolina. After practicing there for 7 years, he and another Physician Assistant, Kimberly Martin, opened Masonboro Family Medicine in Wilmington in November 2003. He has been and is currently a clinical preceptor for the Duke University PA program.

Having been in Family Practice for over 20 years, he enjoys all aspects of pediatric, adolescent, and adult medicine from well child care to diabetes, cholesterol management, and hypertension. He has special interests in sports medicine and in skin cancer detection and treatment.

Andy lives on the south side of Wilmington with Margo, his wife of over 28 years. He is an avid boater, offshore fisherman, and scuba diver / spear fisherman. He also enjoys golf, travel, and cooking with family and friends.