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Brett Thomas Phillips, MD, MBA

Associate Program 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

Shammas, Ronnie L., Caitlin E. Marks, Gloria Broadwater, Elliot Le, Adam D. Glener, Amanda R. Sergesketter, Roger W. Cason, Kristen M. Rezak, Brett T. Phillips, and Scott T. Hollenbeck. “The Effect of Lavender Oil on Perioperative Pain, Anxiety, Depression, and Sleep after Microvascular Breast Reconstruction: A Prospective, Single-Blinded, Randomized, Controlled Trial.” J Reconstr Microsurg, February 6, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0041-1724465.

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Shammas, Ronnie L., Yi Ren, Samantha M. Thomas, Brett T. Phillips, Scott T. Hollenbeck, and Rachel A. Greenup. “The Association of Overall Annual Hospital Volume and Perioperative Outcomes following Free Flap Breast Reconstruction.” Plast Reconstr Surg 147, no. 2 (February 1, 2021): 196e-206e. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000007549.

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Lane, Whitney, Brett T. Phillips, and Anaeze C. Offodile. “Where advocacy meets patient-centered care-cost considerations in breast reconstruction decision-making.” Gland Surg 10, no. 1 (January 2021): 507–11. https://doi.org/10.21037/gs.2020.03.21.

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Glener, Adam D., Steven R. Glener, Ronnie L. Shammas, Elliot Le, Roger W. Cason, Kristen Rezak, and Brett T. Phillips. “Implications of Training Pathways on Future Academic Plastic Surgeon Employment.” Ann Plast Surg 85, no. 6 (December 2020): 668–71. https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000002450.

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Phillips, Brett T., Genevieve Mercier-Couture, Amy S. Xue, Carrie K. Chu, Mark V. Schaverien, Jun Liu, Patrick B. Garvey, Donald P. Baumann, Charles E. Butler, and Rene D. Largo. “Is Tissue Expansion Worth It? Comparative Outcomes of Skin-preserving versus Delayed Autologous Breast Reconstruction.” Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 8, no. 11 (November 2020): e3217. https://doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000003217.

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Broyles, Justin M., Jeffrey M. Smith, Brett T. Phillips, Alex F. Mericli, Jesse C. Selber, Rene D. Largo, Donald P. Baumann, Jessie Liu, and Mark V. Schaverien. “The effect of sarcopenia on perioperative complications in abdominally based free-flap breast reconstruction.” J Surg Oncol 122, no. 6 (November 2020): 1240–46. https://doi.org/10.1002/jso.26120.

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Phillips, Brett T., Amanda A. Gosman, Renata S. Maricevich, Eduardo D. Rodriguez, and Rod J. Rohrich. “The Plastic Surgery Residency Interview Revisited: Virtual Interviews and Beyond.” Plast Reconstr Surg 146, no. 5 (November 2020): 1209–11. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000007321.

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Atia, Andrew, Hannah C. Langdell, Andrew Hollins, Ronnie L. Shammas, Adam Glener, Caitlin Marks, Bernard T. Lee, and Brett T. Phillips. “Microsurgery Fellowship Website and Social Media Presence: Are Programs Optimizing Recruitment Strategy?” J Reconstr Microsurg, September 29, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1717152.

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Wickenheisser, Victoria A., Amanda R. Sergesketter, Anna R. Carlson, and Brett T. Phillips. “"A National Characterization of Integrated Plastic Surgery Resident Educational Curriculums.".” Plast Reconstr Surg, September 16, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000007391.

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Blau, Jared A., Heather A. Levites, Brett T. Phillips, and Scott T. Hollenbeck. “Patient demand for plastic surgeons for every US state based on Google searches.” Jpras Open 25 (September 2020): 88–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpra.2020.06.001.

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