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

Kirkman, M. S., D. L. Simel, K. M. Rao, and D. L. Hatchell. “Granulocyte deformability and F-actin content: relationship to diabetes mellitus and retinopathy..” Am J Med Sci 307, no. 2 (February 1994): 86–91. https://doi.org/10.1097/00000441-199402000-00003.

PMID
8141143
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Simel, D. L. “Antiplatelet agents reduce risks for death, stroke, myocardial infarction, deep venous thrombosis, and arterial occlusion.” Annals of Internal Medicine 121, no. SUPPL. 1 (January 1, 1994): 4–6.

Scholars@Duke

HOLLEMAN, D. R., J. W. WILLIAMS, and D. L. SIMEL. “USUAL CARE OF PATIENTS WITH SINUS COMPLAINTS LACKING RADIOGRAPHIC SINUSITIS.” Clinical Research 41, no. 4 (December 1, 1993): A818–A818.

Scholars@Duke

GOVERT, J., W. M. STANTON, and D. L. SIMEL. “PEAK EXPIRATORY FLOW-RATE CHANGES CAN PREDICT SUCCESSFUL EMERGENCY ROOM TREATMENT OF COPD.” Clinical Research 41, no. 4 (December 1, 1993): A817–A817.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, J. W., D. R. HOLLEMAN, G. SAMSA, and D. L. SIMEL. “RANDOMIZED DOUBLE-BLIND TRIAL OF 3 VERSUS 10 DAYS OF TRIMETHOPRIMSULFAMETHOXAZOLE FOR ACUTE SINUSITIS.” Clinical Research 41, no. 4 (December 1, 1993): A752–A752.

Scholars@Duke

Oddone, E., S. Guarisco, and D. Simel. “Comparison of housestaff's estimates of their workday activities with results of a random work-sampling study..” Acad Med 68, no. 11 (November 1993): 859–61.

PMID
8216660
Scholars@Duke

Williams, J. W., and D. L. Simel. “Does this patient have sinusitis? Diagnosing acute sinusitis by history and physical examination..” Jama 270, no. 10 (September 8, 1993): 1242–46.

PMID
8355389
Scholars@Duke

Feussner, J. R., and D. L. Simel. “General internal medicine..” Jama 270, no. 2 (July 14, 1993): 209–11.

PMID
8315734
Scholars@Duke

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