All our physicians are board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Our providers include Wilmington natives and people from as far away as California. We have all been drawn to Cape Fear Pediatrics by our shared commitment to providing your child the very best healthcare available.
Thomas Blackstone, MD, FAAP, came to Cape Fear Pediatrics in 1992. Dr. Blackstone attended college and medical school at Ohio State University. He served as a naval flight surgeon stationed at Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station from 1970 to 1972. He went on to pediatric residency at Columbus Children’s Hospital, serving as chief resident in 1975. Dr. Blackstone practiced thirteen years in Mansfield, Ohio and four years in Tuscaloosa, Alabama before making his home in Wilmington. His clinical interests include ADHD and infectious diseases. Dr. Blackstone has served as Chair of Pediatrics at New Hanover Regional Medical Center and has served on the boards of Wilmington Health Access for Teens, Coastal Physicians Alliance, and Cape Fear Hospital. Tom lives in Wilmington with his wife Marilyn and has four children and four grandchildren. When not in his garden Tom enjoys jogging, swimming, and biking. He and Marilyn have done missionary work in Haiti and the Dominican Republic and attend Port City Community Church.
Dr. Cynthia Colquhoun moved to Wilmington in 2008 to join Cape Fear Pediatrics. Before the move she worked as a pediatrician in Jacksonville, Florida. She was also a teaching physician for the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Colquhoun did her pediatric residency at the world-renowned Nemours Children’s Medical Center in Jacksonville. She spent her undergraduate years at the University of Louisville where she stayed to attend medical school. Cynthia loves boating and scuba diving. Her husband, Dr. Scott Colquhoun, is an orthopedic surgeon with Wilmington Health Associates and a veteran of the US Navy. The Colquhouns live in Carolina Beach with their beautiful daughter.
David L. Hill, MD, FAAP, came to Cape Fear Pediatrics from Durham, North Carolina, in 2002. A Memphis native, David attended Rice University then enrolled at the University of Texas Houston Medical School. David moved to North Carolina to train in pediatrics and internal medicine at UNC Chapel Hill and has been board certified in both specialties. He continues to serve the UNC School of Medicine as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Hill is interested in issues related to fatherhood, the impact of media on child health, evidence-based medicine and best practices; he is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Hill writes and broadcasts on childcare issues for local and national radio, television, and Internet-based media, writing a weekly column for Pediatric News and serving on the expert advisory panel of Parents.com. He serves on the Executive Committee of the North Carolina Pediatric Society and as Chair-Elect of the American Academy of Pediatrics Council On Communications And The Media and is on the editorial board of Pediatric News. He is also the author of Dad to Dad: Parenting Like A Pro, (AAP Publishing, 2012). David enjoys running, martial arts, and standup comedy. He lives in Wilmington with his wife, three children, and two step-children.
Theresa Kallman, MD, FAAP comes to us from UNC Chapel Hill where she completed her pediatric residency. She obtained both her undergraduate and medical degrees from UNC Chapel Hill and has previously worked as a little league umpire in her home state of New Jersey. Dr. Kallman has a special interest in new baby care and pediatric dermatology and is currently accepting new patients. She lives in Wilmington with her husband, Brandon, and in her spare time she enjoys running, cooking, photography and college athletics.
Whitney King, MD, FAAP comes to us from Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte, NC where she completed her pediatric residency. She is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and has previously worked as clinical researcher. She has a special interest in obesity and is currently accepting new patients. Whitney lives in Wilmington with her husband. They are expecting their first child in March. During her spare time she enjoys bike riding, hiking and photography.
Hoke Ward Pollock, MD, FAAP, is a life-long Wilmingtonian, having returned to Cape Fear Pediatrics in 2005 following training at UNC Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar. He completed his medical and residency training at UNC as well, and has a special interest in vaccination issues and infant nutrition; he is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Pollock serves on the board of Smart Start and is a trainter for the Touchpoints Child Development system, having studied with the world-famous Dr. T. Berry Brazelton. He is also on the board of Wilmington's first Miracle League baseball field for special needs children. Dr. Pollock lives in Wilmington with his wife, four sons, and one daughter. He and enjoys running, tennis, and playing the piano.
Rajesh B. Solanki, MD, MBA, FAAP, was born, raised, and resides in Wilmington, North Carolina. Dr. Solanki attended the local schools here and graduated from Hoggard High School before attending UNC Chapel Hill and later ECU School of
Medicine. He completed his residency at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City and was Chief Resident of Pediatrics at his program. He also holds an MBA from UNC Wilmington's School Of Business. Dr. Solanki practiced as a solo pediatrician in the town of Burgaw, North Carolina, before joining us here at Cape Fear Pediatrics in 2004. Dr. Solanki has a special interest in pharmaceutical research and has been a sub-investigator in over a dozen clinical trials. Dr. Solanki is currently chair of the Department Of Pediatrics at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He currently serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics for the UNC School of Medicine. Raj is an enthusiastic runner and tennis player.
Ross E. Williams, MD, FAAP, came to Cape Fear Pediatrics in 1998 after practicing in Zanesville, Ohio for 23 years. He trained at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and has a special interest in children and adolescents with developmental and behavioral concerns. Dr. Williams honed his expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, autism, and other developmental disorders while serving as the staff pediatrician of the Children’s Developmental Services Agency from 1999 to 2006. He has studied at the Center for Development and Learning. Ross lives in Wilmington with his wife, daughter, and grandson. Dr. Williams is active in his church and also enjoys fishing and boating.
Beth Deaton RN, PNP, has worked at Cape Fear Pediatrics since 2006. She has been a Nurse Practitioner for over 10 years. Beth received her B.S. in Nursing at the University of Tulsa and her M.S. in Pediatric Nursing and Post-Master's PNP certificate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has special interests in adolescents, child maltreatment, and behavioral health issues of children; she is fluent in Spanish. She is a Child Medical Examiner for the North Carolina Child Medical Evaluation Program. Her professional memberships include the North Carolina Nurses' Association, the American Society of Professionals on the Abuse of Children, and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. She was awarded the North Carolina Nurses' Association Nurse Preceptor of the Year Award in 2002. Beth has lived in Wilmington for over two decades with her husband, Ted. They have three adult children, Lisa, Neal,, and Lori. Her hobbies include gardening, golfing and spending time at the beach.
Diane Parker, RN, MSN, FNP-C, came to Cape Fear Pediatrics in 2003. Diane is originally from California, where she attended nursing school. She completed nurse practitioner school at UNC Wilmington in 2001. She has special clinical interests in adolescent issues, asthma, and breastfeeding. Diane lives in Wilmington with her husband Steve and their two boys and one girl. Diane also enjoys traveling, boating, the beach, and gardening.
Breony Miller Vinson, PA-C, joined Cape Fear Pediatrics as a PA in 2009. Although she has been part of the CFP family since 2003. Born and raised in Wilmington, she graduated from Laney High School prior to attending UNCW. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from UNCW and a Master of Medical Science degree from Wake Forest University. Prior to attending PA school, Breony worked locally as a paramedic. She currently lives in Wilmington with her husband, two daughters, and two golden retrievers. In her free time, Breony enjoys reading and spending time outdoors.