Arif H Kamal, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor in Population Health Sciences
Core Faculty in Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail Box 2715, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-0333
Email address

health services and outcomes research, information-technology enabled registries, supportive oncology and palliative care, quality assessment and improvement

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Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Hematology/ Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Alix School of Medicine, 2008 - 2009
  • Resident, Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Alix School of Medicine, 2005 - 2008
  • M.B.A., University of Massachusetts - Amherst, 2016
  • M.H.S., Duke University, 2015
  • M.D., University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Medicine, 2005


Holtan, Shernan G., Rachel D. Allen, Danielle M. Henkel, Arif H. Kamal, Gregory D. Novak, Fearghas O’Cochlain, Krishnaswamy Chandrasekaran, Charles J. Mullany, and R Scott Wright. “Angiosarcoma of the pericardium presenting as hemorrhagic pleuropericarditis, cardiac tamponade, and thromboembolic phenomena.” Int J Cardiol 115, no. 1 (January 31, 2007): e8–9.

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Molteni, A., B. L. Herndon, A. Kamal, W. J. Castellani, S. Reppert, Y. Xue, J. Humbehr, and R. C. Baybutt. “Effect of the antioxidant α-tocopherol in an experimental model of pulmonary hypertension and fibrosis: Administration of monocrotaline.” Nutrition Research 24, no. 9 (September 1, 2004): 707–20.

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Corrigan, Kelsey, Leonid Aksenov, Alexandra Paul, Banafsheh Sharif-Askary, Sarvesh Agarwal, and Arif Kamal. “Characterization of the Recommendations in the Choosing Wisely Initiative.” Am J Med Qual 34, no. 4 (n.d.): 360–66.

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