Chad S Kessler, MD

Professor of Medicine
Consulting Associate in Surgery
Campus mail VA Medical Center, Box 104427, Durham, NC 27710
Email address chad.kessler@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, 2000 - 2005
  • M.D., Thomas Jefferson University, 2000

Publications

Hastings, Susan N., Karen M. Stechuchak, Cynthia J. Coffman, Elizabeth P. Mahanna, Morris Weinberger, Courtney H. Van Houtven, Kenneth E. Schmader, et al. “Discharge Information and Support for Patients Discharged from the Emergency Department: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial.” J Gen Intern Med 35, no. 1 (January 2020): 79–86. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-019-05319-6.

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31489559
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Boyd, Jeremy S., Charles M. LoPresti, Megan Core, Christopher Schott, Michael J. Mader, Brian P. Lucas, Elizabeth K. Haro, et al. “Current use and training needs of point-of-care ultrasound in emergency departments: A national survey of VA hospitals.” Am J Emerg Med 37, no. 9 (September 2019): 1794–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2019.02.043.

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30878406
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LoPresti, Charles M., Jeremy S. Boyd, Christopher Schott, Megan Core, Brian P. Lucas, Angel Colon-Molero, Chad Kessler, et al. “A National Needs Assessment of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Training for Hospitalists.” Mayo Clin Proc 94, no. 9 (September 2019): 1910–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2019.07.016.

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31486389
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Sasson, Comilla, Jason Smith, Chad Kessler, Jason Haukoos, Julianne Himstreet, Melissa Christopher, and Thomas Emmendorfer. “Variability in opioid prescribing in veterans affairs emergency departments and urgent cares.” Am J Emerg Med 37, no. 6 (June 2019): 1044–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2018.08.044.

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30146399
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Bravata, Dawn M., Laura J. Myers, Greg Arling, Edward J. Miech, Teresa Damush, Jason J. Sico, Michael S. Phipps, et al. “Quality of Care for Veterans With Transient Ischemic Attack and Minor Stroke.” Jama Neurol 75, no. 4 (April 1, 2018): 419–27. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.4648.

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29404578
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Rider, Ashley C., Chad S. Kessler, Whitney W. Schwarz, Gillian R. Schmitz, Laura Oh, Michael D. Smith, Eric A. Gross, Hans House, Michael C. Wadman, and Bruce M. Lo. “Transition of Care from the Emergency Department to the Outpatient Setting: A Mixed-Methods Analysis.” West J Emerg Med 19, no. 2 (March 2018): 245–53. https://doi.org/10.5811/westjem.2017.9.35138.

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29560050
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Dowd, Caitlin M., Brittany Gallagher, Chad S. Kessler, and Robert Svingos. “Asymptomatic Hypertensive Urgency at a VA Emergency Department.” Fed Pract 35, no. 3 (March 2018): 33–39.

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30766347
Scholars@Duke

Miller, Katherine E. M., Wei Duan-Porter, Karen M. Stechuchak, Elizabeth Mahanna, Cynthia J. Coffman, Morris Weinberger, Courtney Harold Van Houtven, et al. “Risk stratification for return emergency department visits among high-risk patients.” Am J Manag Care 23, no. 8 (August 1, 2017): e275–79.

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29087151
Scholars@Duke

Kessler, Chad, Michael J. Ward, and Candace D. McNaughton. “Reducing Adverse Drug Events: The Need to Rethink Outpatient Prescribing.” Jama 316, no. 20 (November 22, 2016): 2092–93. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.16392.

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27893112
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