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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

Park, Tristen, Samantha Thomas, Laura Rosenberger, Oluwadamilola Fayanju, Jennifer Plichta, Cecilia Ong, Terry Hyslop, E Shelley Hwang, and Rachel Greenup. “The Impact of Axillary Surgery on Women with N2-N3 Invasive Breast Cancer.” In Annals of Surgical Oncology, 24:162–63. SPRINGER, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Holmes, Casey J., Jennifer K. Plichta, Richard L. Gamelli, and Katherine A. Radek. “Burn Injury Alters Epidermal Cholinergic Mediators and Increases HMGB1 and Caspase 3 in Autologous Donor Skin and Burn Margin.” Shock 47, no. 2 (February 2017): 175–83. https://doi.org/10.1097/SHK.0000000000000752.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Upahvan Rai, Rong Tang, Suzanne B. Coopey, Julliette M. Buckley, Michele A. Gadd, Michelle C. Specht, Kevin S. Hughes, Alphonse G. Taghian, and Barbara L. Smith. “Factors Associated with Recurrence Rates and Long-Term Survival in Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Ages 40 and Younger.” Ann Surg Oncol 23, no. 10 (October 2016): 3212–20. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-016-5404-z.

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Merrill, Andrea L., Rong Tang, Jennifer K. Plichta, Upahvan Rai, Suzanne B. Coopey, Maureen P. McEvoy, Kevin S. Hughes, Michelle C. Specht, Michele A. Gadd, and Barbara L. Smith. “Should New "No Ink On Tumor" Lumpectomy Margin Guidelines be Applied to Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)? A Retrospective Review Using Shaved Cavity Margins.” Ann Surg Oncol 23, no. 11 (October 2016): 3453–58. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-016-5251-y.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Molly Griffin, Joseph Thakuria, and Kevin S. Hughes. “What's New in Genetic Testing for Cancer Susceptibility?” Oncology (Williston Park) 30, no. 9 (September 15, 2016): 787–99.

Scholars@Duke

Plichta, J. K., M. Griffin, J. Thakuria, and K. S. Hughes. “What’s new in genetic testing for cancer susceptibility?” Oncology (United States) 30, no. 9 (September 15, 2016).

Scholars@Duke

Plichta, Jennifer, Sylvia Reyes, Elizabeth Frank, Mithat Gonen, Amy Voci, Camilla Boafo, Shelley Hwang, et al. “Factors Associated With the Decision to Pursue Elective Surgery Among Women Enrolled in TBCRC013: A Prospective Registry of Surgery in Patients Presenting With Stage IV Breast Cancer.” In Annals of Surgical Oncology, 23:131–33. SPRINGER, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Plichta, J. K., S. B. Coopey, P De Moura Queiroz, M. C. Specht, B. L. Smith, M. A. Gadd, E. Mazzola, et al. “The Utility of Screening MRI for Women Diagnosed with Atypical Breast Lesions.” In Annals of Surgical Oncology, 23:S71–S71. SPRINGER, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

Plichta, Jennifer K., Adrienne N. Cobb, Gerard J. Abood, Constantine Godellas, and Claudia B. Perez. “Abstract P1-10-04: Post-operative imaging after atypical ductal hyperplasia excision: The findings and costs.” In Poster Session Abstracts. American Association for Cancer Research, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1158/1538-7445.sabcs14-p1-10-04.

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