Nicci Owusu-Brackett, MD

Assistant Professor

  • Division of Surgical Oncology


  • MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • General Surgery Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Fellowship, Complex General Surgical Oncology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • T32 Research Fellowship, Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Owusu-Brackett specializes in breast and cutaneous surgical oncology with a focus on benign and malignant breast disease as well as melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Research Interests

Dr. Owusu-Brackett conducts health services research with an interest in healthcare disparities specifically access to care for marginalized communities.

Recent Publications

  • An Image-Rich Educational Review of Breast Pain.
    Bui AH, Smith GJ, Dyrstad SW, Robinson KA, Herman CR, Owusu-Brackett N, Fowler AM
    J Breast Imaging 2024 Mar 27;
    [PubMed ID: 38538078]

  • Efficacy and safety of near-infrared fluorescence identification of the thoracic duct during left lateral neck dissection.
    Owusu-Brackett N, Chakedis JM, Dedhia P, Gilliam C, Agrawal A, Kang SY, Old M, Miller BS, Phay JE
    Surgery 2024 Jan; 175(1): 134-138
    [PubMed ID: 38057229]

  • Low Hospital Volume Is Associated with Higher All-Cause Mortality in Black Women with Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
    Obeng-Gyasi S, Handley D, Elsaid MI, Rahurkar S, Andersen BL, Jonnalagadda P, Chen JC, Owusu-Brackett N, Carson WE, Stover DG
    J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2023 Dec 01;
    [PubMed ID: 38038902]

  • Trends in utilization of contralateral prophylactic mastectomy among different age, racial and ethnic groups.
    Owusu-Brackett N, Aduwo J, Relation TS, Bhattacharyya O, Li Y, Fisher JL, Oppong BA
    Gland Surg 2023 Sep 25; 12(9): 1224-1232
    [PubMed ID: 37842536]

  • Loss of TSC1 in secondary angiosarcoma of the breast.
    Rose L, Owusu-Brackett N, Moore S, Oppong B
    Clin Case Rep 2023 Jul; 11(7): e7539
    [PubMed ID: 37484752]

All Publications on PubMed