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

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

PMID
8315734
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Holleman, D. R., E. C. Westman, D. C. McCrory, and D. L. Simel. “The effect of sleeved arms on oscillometric blood pressure measurement..” J Gen Intern Med 8, no. 6 (June 1993): 325–26. https://doi.org/10.1007/bf02600148.

PMID
8320577
Full Text

WEINBERGER, M., M. S. KIRKMAN, G. P. SAMSA, P. A. COWPER, A. SHORTLIFFE, P. B. LANDSMAN, D. L. SIMEL, and J. R. FEUSSNER. “EFFECT OF A TELEPHONE INTERVENTION ON GLYCEMIC CONTROL IN PATIENTS WITH NON-INSULIN-DEPENDENT DIABETES-MELLITUS.” Clinical Research 41, no. 2 (April 1, 1993): A552–A552.

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DOLOR, R. J., M. WEINBERGER, and D. L. SIMEL. “PAIN RELIEF FROM NONSTEROIDAL ANTIINFLAMMATORY AGENTS IS NOT CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH FUNCTIONAL STATUS.” Clinical Research 41, no. 2 (April 1, 1993): A516–A516.

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WESTMAN, E. C., D. L. SIMEL, E. D. LEVIN, and J. E. ROSE. “PREDICTING SUCCESS OF THE NICOTINE PATCH IN SMOKING CESSATION USING BASE-LINE CLINICAL INFORMATION.” Clinical Research 41, no. 2 (April 1, 1993): A573–A573.

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ODDONE, E. Z., S. GUARISCO, and D. L. SIMEL. “TIME ANALYSIS OF HOUSE OFFICERS WORK DAY USING A RANDOM REMINDER BEEPER.” Clinical Research 41, no. 2 (April 1, 1993): A562–A562.

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ODDONE, E. Z., S. GUARISCO, and D. L. SIMEL. “WOMEN HOUSE OFFICERS SPEND MORE TIME WITH THEIR PATIENTS THAN DO MEN.” Clinical Research 41, no. 2 (April 1, 1993): A562–A562.

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HAIST, S. A., C. L. ELAM, P. P. NASH, D. A. NARDONE, D. J. GILDEN, K. N. SCISSORS, G. W. DIVINE, D. L. SIMEL, and J. R. FEUSSNER. “PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS COURSES - A SURVEY OF COORDINATORS.” Clinical Research 41, no. 2 (April 1, 1993): A558–A558.

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