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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

Plichta, Jennifer K., Anai Kothari, Matthew Zapf, Paul Kuo, Constantine Godellas, and Gerard Abood. “Hospital Selection and Breast Cancer Patients: Who Goes Where.” In Annals of Surgical Oncology, 22:90–91. SPRINGER, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Plichta, Jennifer K., Gerard Abood, Eileen O’Halloran, Sam Pappas, and Gerard V. Aranha. “Pancreaticogastrostomy Following Pancreaticoduodenectomy Is Associated With Low Re-Operation and Pancreatic Fistula Rates.” In Gastroenterology, 148:S1166–S1166. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Plichta, Jennifer K., Claudia B. Perez, Elizabeth He, Alexi Bloom, Gerard J. Abood, and Constantine Godellas. “Does practice make perfect? Resident experience with breast surgery influences excision adequacy.” Am J Surg 209, no. 3 (March 2015): 547–51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2014.10.020.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Kristen Ban, Zachary Fridirici, Anjali S. Godambe, Sherri Yong, Sam Pappas, Gerard J. Abood, and Gerard V. Aranha. “Should all branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms be resected?” Am J Surg 209, no. 3 (March 2015): 478–82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2014.10.010.

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Holmes, Casey J., Jennifer K. Plichta, Richard L. Gamelli, and Katherine A. Radek. “Dynamic Role of Host Stress Responses in Modulating the Cutaneous Microbiome: Implications for Wound Healing and Infection.” Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle) 4, no. 1 (January 1, 2015): 24–37. https://doi.org/10.1089/wound.2014.0546.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Jacqueline A. Brosius, Sam G. Pappas, Gerard J. Abood, and Gerard V. Aranha. “The changing spectrum of surgically treated cystic neoplasms of the pancreas.” Hpb Surg 2015 (2015): 791704. https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/791704.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Alexandra Ellingson, Eileen B. O’Halloran, Sam Pappas, Gerard J. Abood, and Gerard V. Aranha. “Quality of life after pancreaticoduodenectomy with pancreaticogastrostomy: patient perspectives over time.” In Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 219:e107–e107. Elsevier BV, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2014.07.671.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Steve Droho, Brenda J. Curtis, Parita Patel, Richard L. Gamelli, and Katherine A. Radek. “Local burn injury impairs epithelial permeability and antimicrobial peptide barrier function in distal unburned skin.” Crit Care Med 42, no. 6 (June 2014): e420–31. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000000309.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Zachary C. Fridirici, Anjali S. Godambe, Sherri Yong, Sam Pappas, Gerard Abood, and Gerard V. Aranha. “Should All Branch-Duct IPMN's Be Resected?” In Gastroenterology, 146:S1092–93. W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC, 2014.

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Plichta, Jennifer K., Jacqueline A. Brosius, Sam Pappas, Gerard Abood, and Gerard V. Aranha. “Su1838 The Changing Spectrum of Surgically Treated Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas.” Gastroenterology 146, no. 5 (May 2014): S-1049. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0016-5085(14)63825-7.

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