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Jennifer K Plichta, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
Campus Mail: DUMC DUMC 3513, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • Breast Surgery Fellowship, Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2015 - 2016
  • Breast Surgery Fellowship, Surgery, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2015 - 2016
  • Breast Surgery Fellowship, Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2015 - 2016
  • General Surgery Resident, Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, 2008 - 2015
  • M.S., Loyola University Medical Center, 2012
  • M.D., Indiana University, School of Medicine, 2008
  • B.A., Depauw University, 2002

Publications

Taskindoust, Mahsa, Samantha M. Thomas, Sarah L. Sammons, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Gayle DiLalla, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Survival Outcomes Among Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Review of 47,000 Patients.” In Ann Surg Oncol, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-021-10227-3.

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Nash, Amanda L., Samantha M. Thomas, Jennifer K. Plichta, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, E Shelley Hwang, Rachel A. Greenup, and Laura H. Rosenberger. “Contralateral Axillary Nodal Metastases: Stage IV Disease or a Manifestation of Progressive Locally Advanced Breast Cancer?” In Annals of Surgical Oncology, 28:S179–80, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Plichta, Jennifer K., Li Lin, Madison Ponder, Bryce B. Reeve, Rajeev Dharmapurikar, Shivanand P. Lad, Ziad F. Gellad, and E Shelley Hwang. “Improving the Patient Experience for Women Undergoing Breast Surgery: Yes, There's an App for That, Too!.” In Annals of Surgical Oncology, 28:S364–65, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Dillon, Jacquelyn, Samantha M. Thomas, Laura H. Rosenberger, Gayle DiLalla, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Rachel A. Greenup, Carolyn S. Menendez, Lisa A. Tolnitch, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Mortality Risk in Older Patients with Breast Cancer Undergoing Breast Surgery: How Low Is "Low Risk?".” In Annals of Surgical Oncology, 28:S334–S334, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Tait, Sarah D., Yi Ren, Cushanta C. Horton, Sachiko M. Oshima, Samantha M. Thomas, Sherry Wright, Awanya Caesar, et al. “Characterizing participants in the North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program: A retrospective review of 90,000 women.” In Cancer, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.33473.

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Prakash, Ipshita, Samantha M. Thomas, Rachel A. Greenup, Jennifer K. Plichta, Laura H. Rosenberger, Terry Hyslop, and Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju. “Time to surgery among women treated with neoadjuvant systemic therapy and upfront surgery for breast cancer.” Breast Cancer Res Treat 186, no. 2 (April 2021): 535–50. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-020-06012-7.

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Tamirisa, Nina P., Yi Ren, Brittany M. Campbell, Samantha M. Thomas, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Jennifer K. Plichta, Laura H. Rosenberger, et al. “Treatment Patterns and Outcomes of Women with Breast Cancer and Supraclavicular Nodal Metastases.” Ann Surg Oncol 28, no. 4 (April 2021): 2146–54. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-09024-1.

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Yu, A. Y., S. Thomas, G. DiLalla, R. Greenup, S. Hwang, T. Hyslop, C. S. Menendez, et al. “Disease Characteristics & Mortality Among Asian Women with Breast Cancer.” In Annals of Surgical Oncology, 28:S64–S64, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Gutnik, L. A., Y. Ren, S. Thomas, J. K. Plichta, R. Greenup, O. M. Fayanju, S. Hwang, and L. H. Rosenberger. “Malignant Phyllodes Tumor and Primary Breast Sarcoma: Distinct Rare Tumors of the Breast.” In Annals of Surgical Oncology, 28:S58–S58, 2021.

Scholars@Duke

Al-Adra, David P., Laura Hammel, John Roberts, E Steve Woodle, Deborah Levine, Didier Mandelbrot, Elizabeth Verna, et al. “Preexisting melanoma and hematological malignancies, prognosis, and timing to solid organ transplantation: A consensus expert opinion statement.” Am J Transplant 21, no. 2 (February 2021): 475–83. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16324.

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