David Lee Simel, MD

Professor of Medicine
Vice-chair for Veterans Affairs in the Department of Medicine
Campus mail Room C8010, Durham VA Med Ct., 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 286-6941
Email address david.simel@duke.edu

Chief, Medical Service, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Appropriateness of diagnostic test use, including not just traditional laboratory and radiographic tests, but also the clinical examination. Editor of the "Rational Clinical Examination Series" published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Metaanalysis of diagnostic test studies

Education and Training

  • Fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, Duke University, 1985 - 1986
  • Chief Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1984 - 1985
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1981 - 1984
  • Fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, Duke University, 1981 - 1981
  • M.D., Duke University, 1980

Publications

Nanda, K., L. A. Bastian, V. Hasselblad, and D. L. Simel. “Hormone replacement therapy and the risk of colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis..” Prim Care Update Ob Gyns 5, no. 4 (July 1, 1998).

PMID
10838309
Scholars@Duke

Parsey, K. S., L. A. Bastian, G. M. Couchman, K. D. Slack, and D. L. Simel. “The development of a primary care curriculum for obstetrics/gynecology residents..” Journal of the American Medical Women’S Association (1972) 53, no. 3 Suppl (January 1998): 137–39.

PMID
17598295
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Begg, C., M. Cho, S. Eastwood, R. Horton, D. Moher, I. Olkin, R. Pitkin, et al. “[Improving the quality of reports on randomized controlled trials. Recommendations of the CONSORT Study Group]..” Rev Esp Salud Publica 72, no. 1 (January 1998): 5–11.

PMID
9477711
Scholars@Duke

Whited, J. D., B. J. Mills, R. P. Hall, R. J. Drugge, J. M. Grichnik, and D. L. Simel. “A pilot trial of digital imaging in skin cancer..” J Telemed Telecare 4, no. 2 (1998): 108–12. https://doi.org/10.1258/1357633981932046.

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9744167
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Begg, C., C. Cho, S. Eastwood, R. Horton, D. Moher, I. Olki, R. Pitkin, et al. “Improving the quality of reporting of randomized controlled trials. The CONSORT statement.” Medizinische Klinik 92, no. 11 (December 1, 1997): 675–79.

Scholars@Duke

Holleman, D. R., and D. L. Simel. “Quantitative assessments from the clinical examination - In reply.” Journal of General Internal Medicine 12, no. 8 (August 1, 1997): 517–517.

Scholars@Duke

Delgado-Rodríguez, M., A. Almaraz, and C. Fariñas-Alvarez. “Should the definition for the negative likelihood ratio be changed?.” J Clin Epidemiol 50, no. 6 (June 1997): 641–42.

PMID
9250262
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Whited, J. D., R. P. Hall, D. L. Simel, and R. D. Horner. “Primary care clinicians' performance for detecting actinic keratoses and skin cancer..” Arch Intern Med 157, no. 9 (May 12, 1997): 985–90.

PMID
9140269
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Holleman, D. R., and D. L. Simel. “Quantitative assessments from the clinical examination. How should clinicians integrate the numerous results?.” J Gen Intern Med 12, no. 3 (March 1997): 165–71. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-006-5024-6.

PMID
9100141
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Simel, D. L., and D. Rennie. “The clinical examination. An agenda to make it more rational..” Jama 277, no. 7 (February 19, 1997): 572–74.

PMID
9032165
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