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Jennifer K Plichta, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Assistant 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

Sergesketter, Amanda R., Samantha M. Thomas, Edgardo R. Parrilla Castellar, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Carolyn Menendez, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Do Histopathology and Clinical Outcomes of Breast Atypia Vary by Race/Ethnicity?” J Surg Res 255 (November 2020): 205–15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2020.05.066.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Yi Ren, Caitlin E. Marks, Samantha M. Thomas, Rachel A. Greenup, Laura H. Rosenberger, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Susan G. R. McDuff, E Shelley Hwang, and Jeremy Force. “Surgery for Men with Breast Cancer: Do the Same Data Still Apply?” Ann Surg Oncol 27, no. 12 (November 2020): 4720–29. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-08901-z.

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Champion, Cosette D., Samantha M. Thomas, Jennifer K. Plichta, Edgardo Parrilla Castellar, Laura H. Rosenberger, Rachel A. Greenup, Terry Hyslop, E Shelley Hwang, and Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju. “Disparities at the Intersection of Race and Ethnicity: Examining Trends and Outcomes in Hispanic Women With Breast Cancer.” Jco Oncol Pract, October 7, 2020, OP2000381. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.20.00381.

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Marks, Caitlin E., Yi Ren, Laura H. Rosenberger, Samantha M. Thomas, Rachel A. Greenup, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Susan McDuff, Gretchen Kimmick, E. Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Surgical Management of the Axilla in Elderly Women With Node-Positive Breast Cancer.” J Surg Res 254 (October 2020): 275–85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2020.04.036.

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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, September 25, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16324.

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Al-Adra, David P., Laura Hammel, John Roberts, E Steve Woodle, Deborah Levine, Didier Mandelbrot, Elizabeth Verna, et al. “Pretransplant solid organ malignancy and organ transplant candidacy: A consensus expert opinion statement.” Am J Transplant, September 24, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16318.

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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, September 18, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-020-09024-1.

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Parrilla Castellar, Edgardo R., Jennifer K. Plichta, Richard Davis, Claudia Gonzalez-Hunt, and Laurie H. Sanders. “Somatic Mutations in LRRK2 Identify a Subset of Invasive Mammary Carcinomas Associated with High Mutation Burden.” Am J Pathol, September 12, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajpath.2020.08.010.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Hannah Williamson, Amanda R. Sergesketter, Lars J. Grimm, Samantha M. Thomas, Gayle DiLalla, Brittany A. Zwischenberger, E Shelley Hwang, and Ryan P. Plichta. “It's not you, It's me: The influence of patient and surgeon gender on patient satisfaction scores.” Am J Surg, August 15, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.07.036.

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