Divisions

The Duke Department of Medicine comprises 12 divisions spanning the specialties of internal medicine, from heart and lung to liver and kidney and more.

Each division includes faculty physicians and investigators, as well as housestaff and laboratory trainees, who help to deepen the understanding of their specialty. Their activities are frequently cross-disciplinary and collaborative, reaching across the Department of Medicine and into the School of Medicine and other Duke University programs.

Choose a division below to learn more about its research, patient care and medical education – and the people who make the division.

The Duke Division of Cardiology is a world leader in research, clinical care, and education. Our cardiovascular services are led by prominent physicians who are internationally recognized for their contributions to advancing patient care, education, and research.
The Duke Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition is a leader in caring for patients with endocrine-related disorders. We are devoted to training the next generation of endocrine specialists and investigating the causes, treatments, and prevention of diabetes and endocrine and metabolic disorders.
Duke GI strives to provide quality care for our patients through a focus on patient satisfaction, ongoing research, and the education and development of faculty and resident physicians.
The division of General Internal Medicine is an international leader in patient care, innovative new forms of medical education, and research in health services outcomes, health policy and ethics. 
The Duke Division of Geriatrics is internationally recognized for its research and education programs, and our geriatrics services provide the most advanced and compassionate elder care available.
The Duke Division of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy is internationally recognized for its novel approaches to treating leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma through bone marrow and stem cell transplantation. We also treat novel indications such as autoimmune disease and hemoglobinopathies.
The Duke Division of Hematology strives to provide quality care for our patients through a focus on patient satisfaction, ongoing research, and the education and development of faculty and resident physicians.
Responding to the global emergence of infectious diseases, the aging population in the U.S., and the need for infection prevention policies and practices, the Duke Division of Infectious Diseases has grown and expanded to meet the demand for subspecialists in this field.
The Duke Division of Medical Oncology applies world-renowned research and innovative treatments to deliver leading-edge and compassionate care for individuals with cancer.
Duke Nephrology strives to provide quality care for our patients through a focus on patient satisfaction, ongoing research, and the education and development of faculty and fellow physicians.
The Duke Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine is committed to offering patients exceptional care; conducting research to better understand, diagnose, and treat pulmonary disease; and training other physicians and students about aspects of our specialty.
The Duke Division of Rheumatology and Immunology conducts innovative research related to rheumatic disease, offers patients cutting-edge treatments and therapies, and provides opportunities for students to gain valuable research and clinical experience.