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

Jamart, J. “Chance-corrected sensitivity and specificity for three-zone diagnostic tests..” J Clin Epidemiol 45, no. 9 (September 1992): 1035–39.

PMID
1432020
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SIMEL, D. L., D. B. MATCHAR, and J. R. FEUSSNER. “CHANCE-CORRECTED SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY FOR 3-ZONE DIAGNOSTIC-TESTS - RESPONSE.” Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 45, no. 9 (September 1992): 1038–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/0895-4356(92)90125-7.

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Williams, J. W., and D. L. Simel. “The rational clinical examination. Does this patient have ascites? How to divine fluid in the abdomen..” Jama 267, no. 19 (May 20, 1992): 2645–48.

PMID
1573754
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HOLLEMAN, D. R., and D. L. SIMEL. “SERIAL LIKELIHOOD RATIOS - HOW SHOULD THEY BE APPLIED IN AIR-FLOW OBSTRUCTION.” Clinical Research 40, no. 2 (April 1, 1992): A557–A557.

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WILLIAMS, J. W., and D. L. SIMEL. “SHOULDER PAIN AND DISABILITY INDEX - CLINICALLY IMPORTANT CHANGE OVER TIME.” Clinical Research 40, no. 2 (April 1, 1992): A595–A595.

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WEINBERGER, M., M. S. KIRKMAN, G. P. SAMSA, P. A. COWPER, A. SHORTLIFFE, S. K. LOGUE, A. WARD, D. L. SIMEL, and J. R. FEUSSNER. “RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GLYCEMIC CONTROL AND QUALITY-OF-LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH NON-INSULIN-DEPENDENT DIABETES-MELLITUS.” Clinical Research 40, no. 2 (April 1, 1992): A594–A594.

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WESTMAN, E. C., M. B. DUFFY, and D. L. SIMEL. “SCREENING FOR DENTAL AND PERIODONTAL-DISEASE BY PRIMARY CARE CLINICIAN.” In Clinical Research, 40:A610–A610. SLACK INC, 1992.

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WESTMAN, E. C., M. B. DUFFY, and D. L. SIMEL. “SCREENING FOR ORAL PREMALIGNANCY - A COMPARISON OF PRIMARY CARE CLINICIAN TO DENTIST PERFORMANCE.” In Clinical Research, 40:A610–A610. SLACK INC, 1992.

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ODDONE, E. Z., D. L. SIMEL, and S. KIRKMAN. “PATIENTS ARE MORE SATISFIED WITH CARE THAN ARE STAFF IN A VA AMBULATORY CARE TRIAGE CLINIC.” Clinical Research 40, no. 2 (April 1, 1992): A616–A616.

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