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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

Prakash, Ipshita, N Ben Neely, Samantha M. Thomas, Sarah Sammons, Rachel C. Blitzblau, Gayle A. DiLalla, Terry Hyslop, et al. “Utilization of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in high-risk, node-negative early breast cancer.” Cancer Med, January 5, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1002/cam4.4517.

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Dillon, Jacquelyn, Foluso O. Ademuyiwa, Megan Barrett, Haley A. Moss, Elizabeth Wignall, Carolyn Menendez, Kevin S. Hughes, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Disparities in Genetic Testing for Heritable Solid-Tumor Malignancies.” Surg Oncol Clin N Am 31, no. 1 (January 2022): 109–26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soc.2021.08.004.

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Marks, Caitlin E., Samantha M. Thomas, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Gayle DiLalla, Sarah Sammons, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “Metastatic breast cancer: Who benefits from surgery?” Am J Surg 223, no. 1 (January 2022): 81–93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2021.07.018.

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Dillon, Jacquelyn, Samantha M. Thomas, Laura H. Rosenberger, Gayle DiLalla, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Carolyn S. Menendez, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “ASO Visual Abstract: Mortality in Older Patients with Breast Cancer Undergoing Breast Surgery-How Low is "Low Risk"?” Ann Surg Oncol 28, no. Suppl 3 (December 2021): 645. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-021-10612-y.

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Taskindoust, Mahsa, Samantha M. Thomas, Sarah Sammons, Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju, Gayle DiLalla, E Shelley Hwang, and Jennifer K. Plichta. “ASO Visual Abstract: Survival Outcomes Among Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer: Review of 47,000 Patients.” Ann Surg Oncol 28, no. Suppl 3 (December 2021): 524. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-021-10296-4.

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Ademuyiwa, Foluso O., Patricia Salyer, Yu Tao, Jingqin Luo, Whitney L. Hensing, Abisola Afolalu, Lindsay L. Peterson, et al. “Genetic Counseling and Testing in African American Patients With Breast Cancer: A Nationwide Survey of US Breast Oncologists.” Journal of Clinical Oncology : Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 39, no. 36 (December 2021): 4020–28. https://doi.org/10.1200/jco.21.01426.

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Yu, Alice Yunzi L., Samantha M. Thomas, Gayle D. DiLalla, Rachel A. Greenup, E Shelley Hwang, Terry Hyslop, Carolyn S. Menendez, Jennifer K. Plichta, Lisa A. Tolnitch, and Oluwadamilola M. Fayanju. “Disease characteristics and mortality among Asian women with breast cancer.” In Cancer, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.34015.

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COVIDSurg Collaborative, Thomas M. “Effect of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns on planned cancer surgery for 15 tumour types in 61 countries: an international, prospective, cohort study.” Lancet Oncol 22, no. 11 (November 2021): 1507–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(21)00493-9.

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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, 28:7441–49, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-021-10227-3.

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