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Dunya Atisha, MD

Assistant Professor, College Of Medicine Surgery

College Of Medicine Surgery

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of South Florida Health

Academic Email: datisha@health.usf.edu

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  • MD, Medicine, Michigan State University, 2003

Recent Publications

  • Kulkarni, AR.Davis Sears, E.Atisha, DM.Alderman, AK. Use of autologous and microsurgical breast reconstruction by u.s. Plastic surgeons. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 132(3) : 534-41, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23985629
  • Alderman, AK.Atisha, D.Streu, R.Salem, B.Gay, A.Abrahamse, P.Hawley, ST. Patterns and correlates of postmastectomy breast reconstruction by U.S. Plastic surgeons: results from a national survey. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 127(5) : 1796-803, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21532409
  • Waljee, JF.Ubel, PA.Atisha, DM.Hu, ES.Alderman, AK. The choice for breast cancer surgery: can women accurately predict postoperative quality of life and disease-related stigma? Annals of surgical oncology. 18(9) : 2477-82, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21347791
  • Atisha, DM.Comizio, RC.Telischak, KM.Higgins, JH.Collins, ED. Interval inset of TRAM flaps in immediate breast reconstruction: a technical refinement. Annals of plastic surgery. 65(6) : 524-7, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20798624
  • Nair, N.Atisha, DM.Streu, R.Collins, ED.Diehl, K.Pearlman, M.Alderman, AK. An innovative approach to the primary surgical delay procedure for pedicle TRAM flap breast reconstruction. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 125(4) : 173e-174e, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20335850
  • Janiga, TA.Atisha, DM.Lytle, IF.Wilkins, EG.Alderman, AK. Ipsilateral pedicle TRAM flaps for breast reconstruction: are they as safe as contralateral techniques? Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS. 63(2) : 322-6, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19083279
  • Atisha, D.Alderman, AK. A systematic review of abdominal wall function following abdominal flaps for postmastectomy breast reconstruction. Annals of plastic surgery. 63(2) : 222-30, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19593108
  • Atisha, D.Alderman, AK.Janiga, T.Singal, B.Wilkins, EG. The efficacy of the surgical delay procedure in pedicle TRAM breast reconstruction. Annals of plastic surgery. 63(4) : 383-8, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19770703
  • Atisha, DM.Alderman, AK.Kuhn, LE.Wilkins, EG. The impact of obesity on patient satisfaction with breast reconstruction. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 121(6) : 1893-9, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18520874
  • Atisha, D.Alderman, AK.Lowery, JC.Kuhn, LE.Davis, J.Wilkins, EG. Prospective analysis of long-term psychosocial outcomes in breast reconstruction: two-year postoperative results from the Michigan Breast Reconstruction Outcomes Study. Annals of surgery. 247(6) : 1019-28, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18520230
  • Alderman, AK.Hu, E.Atisha, D.Wilkins, EG. Surgical outcomes of breast reconstruction: comparison of autogenous tissue and expander/implant techniques. Expert review of pharmacoeconomics & outcomes research. 7(4) : 385-91, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20528421
  • Atisha, D.Bhalla, MA.Morrison, LK.Felicio, L.Clopton, P.Gardetto, N.Kazanegra, R.Chiu, A.Maisel, AS. A prospective study in search of an optimal B-natriuretic peptide level to screen patients for cardiac dysfunction. American heart journal. 148(3) : 518-23, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15389242