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Brett Thomas Phillips, MD, MBA

Director, Integrated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Office: 40 Duke Medicine Circle, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC DUMC 3181, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2017 - 2018
  • Plastic Surgery Resident, Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, 2014 - 2017
  • General Surgery Resident, Surgery, Stony Brook University, Renaissance School of Medicine, 2011 - 2014
  • Research Fellow, Surgery, Stony Brook University, Renaissance School of Medicine, 2009 - 2011
  • General Surgery Resident, Surgery, Stony Brook University, Renaissance School of Medicine, 2007 - 2009
  • M.B.A., State University of New York, Stony Brook, 2011
  • M.D., Stony Brook University, Renaissance School of Medicine, 2007
  • B.A., New York University, 2003

Publications

Sergesketter, Amanda R., Caitlin Marks, Gloria Broadwater, Ronnie L. Shammas, Rachel A. Greenup, Sharon Clancy, Jennifer K. Plichta, Scott T. Hollenbeck, and Brett T. Phillips. “A Comparison of Complications in Therapeutic versus Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Reconstruction: A Paired Analysis.” Plast Reconstr Surg 149, no. 5 (May 1, 2022): 1037–47. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000008981.

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Oleck, Nicholas C., Cindy Gu, Bryan J. Pyfer, and Brett T. Phillips. “Defining Mastectomy Skin Flap Necrosis: A Systematic Review of the Literature and a Call for Standardization.” Plast Reconstr Surg 149, no. 5 (May 1, 2022): 858e-866e. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000008983.

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Sergesketter, Amanda R., Ronnie L. Shammas, Hannah C. Langdell, Yisong Geng, Kyle R. Eberlin, Paige Fox, Jason H. Ko, et al. “Predicting Academic Performance during Plastic Surgery Residency: Can Step 2 Scores Reliably Replace Step 1?” J Surg Educ 79, no. 3 (May 2022): 828–36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2021.11.015.

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Phillips, Brett T., Jorge A. Barreras-Espinoza, Konstantin D. Bergmeister, Stav Brown, Samyd S. Bustos, Jose A. Facio, Lucas Gallo, et al. “Spotlight in Plastic Surgery: April 2022.” Plast Reconstr Surg 149, no. 4 (April 1, 2022): 1027–29. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000008972.

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Wickenheisser, Victoria A., Hannah C. Langdell, David A. Brown, and Brett T. Phillips. “Who's Auditioning Who? Applicant-Reported Elements of the Best and Worst Plastic Surgery Subinternships.” Plast Reconstr Surg 149, no. 4 (April 1, 2022): 802e-809e. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000008910.

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Wu, Zi Jun, Mohamed M. Ibrahim, Amanda R. Sergesketter, Ryan M. Schweller, Brett T. Phillips, and Bruce Klitzman. “The Influence of Topical Vasodilator-Induced Pharmacologic Delay on Cutaneous Flap Viability and Vascular Remodeling.” Plast Reconstr Surg 149, no. 3 (March 1, 2022): 629–37. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000008829.

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Langdell, Hannah C., Ronnie L. Shammas, Andrew Atia, Edward I. Chang, Evan Matros, and Brett T. Phillips. “Vein Grafts in Free Flap Reconstruction: Review of Indications and Institutional Pearls.” Plast Reconstr Surg 149, no. 3 (March 1, 2022): 742–49. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000008856.

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Shammas, Ronnie L., Laura J. Fish, Amanda R. Sergesketter, Anaeze C. Offodile, Brett T. Phillips, Sachi Oshima, Clara N. Lee, Scott T. Hollenbeck, and Rachel A. Greenup. “Dissatisfaction After Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction: A Mixed-Methods Study.” Ann Surg Oncol 29, no. 2 (February 2022): 1109–19. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-021-10720-9.

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Pyfer, Bryan J., Jorge A. Hernandez, Adam D. Glener, Roger W. Cason, Howard Levinson, and Brett T. Phillips. “Leadership and Advanced Degrees: Evaluating the Association Between Dual Degrees and Leadership Roles in Academic Plastic Surgery.” Ann Plast Surg 88, no. 1 (January 1, 2022): 118–21. https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000003029.

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Phillips, Brett T., Daniel Boczar, Carter J. Boyd, Joseph M. Escandón, Sameer H. Halani, Efstathios Karamanos, Karen B. Lu, et al. “Spotlight in Plastic Surgery: January 2022.” Plast Reconstr Surg 149, no. 1 (January 1, 2022): 283–86. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000008694.

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