David Franklin Kong, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail Duke Box 3850, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-8946
Email address kong0008@dcri.duke.edu

David F. Kong, M.D., A.M., D.M.T., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center and Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Late Phase 3 and Devices Unit at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. An interventional cardiologist at Duke Hospital and a faculty member in the Duke Center for Healthcare Informatics, Dr. Kong specializes in cardiovascular informatics research and integration of evidence from cardiovascular clinical trials. Dr. Kong graduated magna cum laude from HarvardUniversity, where he also received a master’s degree in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and was a resident on the Osler Medical Service at the JohnsHopkinsHospital. He completed fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine at DukeUniversity before joining the Duke faculty.  Dr. Kong is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and interventional cardiology. He is a Certified Diver Medic, Master Diver, and Dive Medical Examiner, and has been elected Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.

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Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 1995 - 2001
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1993 - 1995
  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1993

Publications

Saito, S, Krucoff, MW, Nakamura, S, Mehran, R, Maehara, A, Al-Khalidi, HR, Rowland, SM, Tasissa, G, Morrell, D, Joseph, D, Okaniwa, Y, Shibata, Y, Bertolet, BD, Rothenberg, MD, Généreux, P, Bezerra, H, and Kong, DF. "Japan-United States of America Harmonized Assessment by Randomized Multicentre Study of OrbusNEich's Combo StEnt (Japan-USA HARMONEE) study: primary results of the pivotal registration study of combined endothelial progenitor cell capture and drug-eluting stent in patients with ischaemic coronary disease and non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome." European Heart Journal 39, no. 26 (July 2018): 2460-2468.

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29931092
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Barac, YD, Alwair, H, Kong, DF, Patel, CB, Daneshmand, MA, Milano, CA, and Schroder, JN. "Migration of Intraaortic Balloon Pump Placed Via the Axillary Artery." The Journal of Invasive Cardiology 30, no. 1 (January 2018): E11-null.

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29289953
Scholars@Duke

Kong, DF, Saito, S, Nakamura, S, Mehran, R, Rowland, SM, Handler, A, Al-Khalidi, HR, and Krucoff, MW. "Rationale and design of the Japan-USA harmonized assessment by randomized, multicenter study of OrbusNEich's combo StEnt (Japan-USA HARMONEE): Assessment of a novel DES platform for percutaneous coronary revascularization in patients with ischemic coronary disease and non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome." American heart journal 187 (May 2017): 112-121.

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28454795
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Welsby, IJ, Krakow, EF, Heit, JA, Williams, EC, Arepally, GM, Bar-Yosef, S, Kong, DF, Martinelli, S, Dhakal, I, Liu, WW, Krischer, J, and Ortel, TL. "The association of anti-platelet factor 4/heparin antibodies with early and delayed thromboembolism after cardiac surgery." Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis : Jth 15, no. 1 (January 2017): 57-65.

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27714919
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Kong, DF, and Ohman, EM. "Chronic Total Coronary Occlusions, Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, and Mortality: A "Hybrid Approach" to Interpretation." Jacc. Cardiovascular Interventions 9, no. 15 (August 2016): 1545-1547.

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27491604
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Partin, MR, Shaukat, A, Nelson, DB, Gravely, A, Nugent, S, Gellad, ZF, and Burgess, JF. "Reply." Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : the Official Clinical Practice Journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 14, no. 3 (March 2016): 486-null. (Letter)

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26689898
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Zeitler, EP, Al-Khatib, SM, Drozda, JP, Kessler, LG, Kirtane, AJ, Kong, DF, Laschinger, J, Marinac-Dabic, D, Morice, M-C, Reed, T, Sedrakyan, A, Stein, KM, Tcheng, J, Krucoff, MW, and MDEpiNet, . "Predictable and SuStainable Implementation of National Cardiovascular Registries (PASSION) infrastructure: A think tank report from Medical Device Epidemiological Network Initiative (MDEpiNet)." American heart journal 171, no. 1 (January 2016): 64-72.e1-2-. (Review)

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26699602
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Zeitler, EP, Al-Khatib, SM, Jr, DJP, Kessler, LG, Kirtane, AJ, Kong, DF, Laschinger, J, Marinac-Dabic, D, Morice, M-C, Reed, T, Sedrakyan, A, Stein, KM, Tcheng, J, and Krucoff, MW. "Predictable and Su Stainable Implementation of National Cardiovascular Registries (PASSION) infrastructure: A think tank report from Medical Device Epidemiological Network Initiative (MDEpiNet)." AMERICAN HEART JOURNAL 171, no. 1 (January 2016): 64-72.

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Douketis, JD, Spyropoulos, AC, Kaatz, S, Becker, RC, Caprini, JA, Dunn, AS, Garcia, DA, Jacobson, A, Jaffer, AK, Kong, DF, Schulman, S, Turpie, AGG, Hasselblad, V, Ortel, TL, and BRIDGE Investigators, . "Perioperative Bridging Anticoagulation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation." The New England Journal of Medicine 373, no. 9 (August 2015): 823-833.

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26095867
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Hess, CN, Roe, MT, Clare, RM, Chiswell, K, Kelly, J, Tcheng, JE, Hagstrom, E, James, SK, Khouri, MG, Hirsch, BR, Kong, DF, Abernethy, AP, and Krucoff, MW. "Relationship Between Cancer and Cardiovascular Outcomes Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention." Journal of the American Heart Association 4, no. 7 (July 6, 2015).

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26150477
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