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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, The School of Medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, 2011 - 2014
  • Research Fellow, Surgery, The School of Medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, 2009 - 2011
  • General Surgery Resident, Surgery, The School of Medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, 2007 - 2009
  • M.B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2011
  • M.D., Stony Brook School of Medicine, 2007
  • B.A., New York University, 2003

Publications

Erdmann, Detlev, Andrew Atia, Brett T. Phillips, Suhail K. Mithani, Yash J. Avashia, Beth A. Hollister, Linda C. Cendales, Kadiyala V. Ravindra, and Debra L. Sudan. “Small bowel and abdominal wall transplantation: A novel technique for synchronous revascularization.” Am J Transplant 19, no. 7 (July 2019): 2122–26. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15370.

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Kokosis, George, Brett T. Phillips, Joanne Soo, Luke Poveromo, Detlev Erdmann, Christopher R. Mantyh, John Migaly, and Howard Levinson. “Modified V-Y Fasciocutaneous Flap Reconstruction After Abdominoperineal Resection in Irradiated Patients Prevents Wound Dehiscence and Associated Complications: A Retrospective Analysis and Benchtop Confirmation.” Ann Plast Surg 82, no. 2 (February 2019): 218–23. https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000001672.

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Sergesketter, Amanda R., Bryan J. Pyfer, Brett T. Phillips, Ruya Zhao, and Scott T. Hollenbeck. “Check the Record: Remote CT Scans for Breast Flap Perforator Mapping.” J Reconstr Microsurg 34, no. 7 (September 2018): 485–91. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1639578.

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Phillips, Brett T., and Edward I. Chang. “Discussion: Secondary Surgery following Initial Replantation/Revascularization or Completion Amputation in the Hand or Digits.” Plast Reconstr Surg 142, no. 3 (September 2018): 717–18. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000004710.

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Fourman, Mitchell S., and Brett T. Phillips. “Letter to the Editor: The Chitranjan Ranawat Award: Running Subcuticular Closure Enables the Most Robust Perfusion After TKA: A Randomized Clinical Trial.” Clin Orthop Relat Res 475, no. 9 (September 2017): 2341–42. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11999-017-5422-6.

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Cho, Eugenia H., Ronnie L. Shammas, Brett T. Phillips, Rachel A. Greenup, E Shelley Hwang, and Scott T. Hollenbeck. “Breast Cancer after Augmentation: Oncologic and Reconstructive Considerations among Women Undergoing Mastectomy.” Plast Reconstr Surg 139, no. 6 (June 2017): 1240e-1249e. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000003342.

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Klein, Gabriel M., Brett T. Phillips, Alexander B. Dagum, Duc T. Bui, and Sami U. Khan. “Infectious Loss of Tissue Expanders in Breast Reconstruction: Are We Treating the Right Organisms?” Ann Plast Surg 78, no. 2 (February 2017): 149–52. https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000000847.

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Phillips, Brett T., Mitchell S. Fourman, Muath Bishawi, Mary Zegers, Brian J. O’Hea, Jason C. Ganz, Tara L. Huston, Alexander B. Dagum, Sami U. Khan, and Duc T. Bui. “Are Prophylactic Postoperative Antibiotics Necessary for Immediate Breast Reconstruction? Results of a Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial.” J Am Coll Surg 222, no. 6 (June 2016): 1116–24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2016.02.018.

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