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

Williams, JW, and Simel, DL. "Does This Patient Have Ascites?: How to Divine Fluid in the Abdomen." Jama: the Journal of the American Medical Association 267, no. 19 (May 20, 1992): 2645-2648.

Full Text

Williams, JW, and Simel, DL. "The rational clinical examination. Does this patient have ascites? How to divine fluid in the abdomen." Jama 267, no. 19 (May 1992): 2645-2648. (Review)

PMID
1573754
Full Text

WEINBERGER, M, KIRKMAN, MS, SAMSA, GP, COWPER, PA, SHORTLIFFE, A, LOGUE, SK, WARD, A, SIMEL, DL, and FEUSSNER, JR. "RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GLYCEMIC CONTROL AND QUALITY-OF-LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH NON-INSULIN-DEPENDENT DIABETES-MELLITUS." CLINICAL RESEARCH 40, no. 2 (April 1992): A594-A594.

Scholars@Duke

WESTMAN, EC, DUFFY, MB, and SIMEL, DL. "SCREENING FOR DENTAL AND PERIODONTAL-DISEASE BY PRIMARY CARE CLINICIAN." April 1992.

Scholars@Duke

WESTMAN, EC, DUFFY, MB, and SIMEL, DL. "SCREENING FOR ORAL PREMALIGNANCY - A COMPARISON OF PRIMARY CARE CLINICIAN TO DENTIST PERFORMANCE." April 1992.

Scholars@Duke

ODDONE, EZ, SIMEL, DL, and KIRKMAN, S. "PATIENTS ARE MORE SATISFIED WITH CARE THAN ARE STAFF IN A VA AMBULATORY CARE TRIAGE CLINIC." CLINICAL RESEARCH 40, no. 2 (April 1992): A616-A616.

Scholars@Duke

WESTMAN, EC, SAMSA, GP, and SIMEL, DL. "SMOKELESS TOBACCO AND CHRONIC CONDITIONS IN THE 1987 NATIONAL-HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY." CLINICAL RESEARCH 40, no. 2 (April 1992): A611-A611.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, and SIMEL, DL. "FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES IN AMBULATORY MEDICAL PATIENTS WITH SHOULDER PAIN - 3 MONTH PROSPECTIVE OBSERVATION." CLINICAL RESEARCH 40, no. 2 (April 1992): A595-A595.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, and SIMEL, DL. "A MULTIVARIABLE LOGISTIC-REGRESSION MODEL FOR DIAGNOSING SINUSITIS BY CLINICAL EXAMINATION." CLINICAL RESEARCH 40, no. 2 (April 1992): A595-A595.

Scholars@Duke

HOLLEMAN, DR, and SIMEL, DL. "SERIAL LIKELIHOOD RATIOS - HOW SHOULD THEY BE APPLIED IN AIR-FLOW OBSTRUCTION." CLINICAL RESEARCH 40, no. 2 (April 1992): A557-A557.

Scholars@Duke

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