All of the ob-gyn doctors on staff are dedicated to providing you with the best in comprehensive and individualized health care.
Dr. Mong was born and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and graduated in 1976 with a BS in Zoology. While there, he was honored to be a teaching assistant for Mammalian Anatomy and was also inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.
He went to medical school at the University of Cincinnati and graduated in 1980. Dr. Mong was inducted into the medical honorary Alpha Omega Alpha while there. His internship and residency were secured at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Memorial Hospital. After completing his residency in 1984, Dr. Mong looked for a position in North Carolina – having fallen in love with the weather and the varied landscapes within the state. He joined the Wilkerson group in July of 1984 and has remained here since that time.
Dr. Mong's favorite activities generally involve outdoor pursuits such as camping, hiking, kayaking and boating. He has two children and three grandchildren. Dr. Mong is active in his church and is part of a medical group that works in Guatemala to assist in the medical care of an underserved population.
A. Michele Martin
Dr. Michele Martin was born in Raleigh and was delivered by the founder of the practice, Dr. Annie Louise Wilkerson. She was raised, however, on a farm in Stokes County, North Carolina. She received her BS in zoology at NC State University.
Dr. Martin attended medical school at East Carolina University and completed her OB/GYN residency training there as well. She has been practicing at Wilkerson OB/GYN for over 15 years. Dr. Martin has 2 children; daughter Tyler and son, Evan. If she ever has down time, she enjoys watching ACC sports, hot yoga, gardening, going to the beach and playing with her children.
Dr. Andrea Roche is proud to be part of Wilkerson OB/GYN since 2001. She was born in Ohio and grew up in Columbia, SC. She earned both her undergraduate and medical degrees from UNC Chapel Hill and completed her OB/GYN residency at the Ohio State University. Dr. Roche was then happy to return to warmer weather to join the amazing team at Wilkerson. She is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Roche is committed to caring for women and their families during times of health and illness. She values developing trusting relationships with patients over time and working together with them as a team to achieve their goals—from contraceptive care to the challenges of pregnancy and motherhood to menopausal and wellness care. As a mother of three, she especially enjoys being a part of the job of new life and the growth of families.
Dr. Roche lives in Raleigh with her husband and three children. Her interests include traveling, baking and audiobooks.
Dr. Phelicia Flanagan grew up in Murfreesboro, North Carolina. She graduated in the first baccalaureate class at Peace College in Raleigh with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. She then attended The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University as a Brody Scholar. While in medical school, she became a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She then completed her OB/GYN residency at The Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia in 2005.
Dr. Flanagan and her husband, Benji, knew they wanted to return to Raleigh after spending a few years here before she entered medical school. “Although I have only been with Wilkerson OB/GYN since 2005, I hope this is where I practice for the rest of my career. I look forward to taking care of patients through many stages of their lives.”
In her spare time away from Wilkerson OB/GYN, Dr. Flanagan enjoys exercising, watching sports and spending time with her family (husband, Benji; daughter, Claire; and son, Jay.)
Dr. Michelle Homeister received her Bachelor of Science from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (1988) and remained there performing biomedical research for several years thereafter. She earned her medial degree from the Michigan State College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan (1996) and completed her OB/GYN residency at MSU-CHM (2000). Following training she spent five years in private practice and as a CHM-MSU clinical instructor in Flint, Michigan. The Homeisters moved to Raleigh in 2005 when her husband joined the faculty at the UNC School of Medicine.
Dr. Homeister joined the Wilkerson OB/GYN family in 2008. She enjoys general obstetrics and gynecology practice and feels that establishing a good rapport and trusting relationship is crucial to successful outcomes. Of special interest to Dr. Homeister is gynecologic surgery including hysteroscopic myomectomy, polypectomy, endometrial ablation and Robotics Surgery. She is a trained da Vinci Surgeon and can be found on the DavinciSurgery.com physician finder page.
The Homeisters have two sons, Hans (2000) and Nolan (2003). The family enjoys skiing out west, summertime lake living in Michigan and visiting the North Carolina beaches and mountains as often as possible. Around their home you will find various restoration projects (1974 International Scout or 1960 Mahogany Chris Craft) and spoiled dogs (their Vizsla is near human). On her days off you might find Dr. Homeister enjoying cooking, reading or exercising. She hopes to add painting, golfing and playing the piano in the future!
Dr. Kirk Matthews, Jr. joined Wilkerson OB/GYN on August 1, 2014. Dr. Matthews attended the University of Georgia and earned an undergraduate degree in Biology. He received his Medical Degree from the University of Tennessee. Immediately following, Dr. Matthews completed his residency at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA., where he was elected chief administrative resident by the faculty and his peers and received various awards in leadership and medical student teaching.
Dr. Matthews believes that OB/GYN is a unique field of medicine, in which he has the opportunity to provide the best care in regular office visits, as well as finding solutions to challenging situations in the operating room. Dr. Matthews has studied and performed laparoscopic surgery for close to a decade, both with the aid of the DaVinci Robotic Surgical System, as well as with traditional laparoscopic procedures. He continues to look for ways to continue this education and regularly attends seminars on laparoscopic surgery and improving maternal health and outcomes. He places importance and priority on getting to know his patients in a clinical setting, as well as preparing them for one of the most important days of their lives.
In Dr. Matthews's time outside of the office, he can be found playing hide and seek or riding bikes with his two young boys, Oxford (4) and Henry (2). He also loves the outdoors and spends any time he can on a golf course or exploring North Carolina beaches and traveling with his wife, Jordyn.
Dr. Anya Tatarchuk grew up in the Ukraine until 1993 when her family moved to South Florida. She completed her undergraduate studies in Chemistry and Microbiology at Florida Atlantic University. She went on to receive her medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in 2001 (Go Gators!). There she met her husband David and they decided to start their new life together in North Carolina. She completed her specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wake Forest University Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC in 2005. Dr. Tatarchuk has been practicing in the Raleigh area ever since and was excited to join Wilkerson OB/GYN in 2017.
Dr. Tatarchuk loves being able to see women in all stages of life from adolescence to young adult, and all the way as they transition through menopause. She enjoys having long-term relationships with her patients and their families.
During her free time Dr. Tatarchuk enjoys spending time with her two children and her husband. They love hiking with their mini labradoodle Lilly and spending time together going to swim meets, concerts and music recitals. She also loves traveling, photography, and reading.
Dr. Tatarchuk is board certified and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is fluent in Russian and Ukrainian.