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

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

Simel, DL, Matchar, DB, and Feussner, JR. "Response." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 45, no. 9 (January 1, 1992): 1038-1039.

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Simel, DL, and Feussner, JR. "Clinical trials of informed consent." Controlled Clinical Trials 13, no. 5 (January 1, 1992): 321-324.

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Jamart, J, Simel, DL, Matchar, DB, Feussner, JR, and Feinstein, AR. "Chance-corrected sensitivity and specificity for three-zone diagnostic tests." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 45, no. 9 (1992): 1035-1039.

PMID
1432020
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Jr, JWW, and Simel, DL. "Does this patient have ascites? How to divine fluid in the abdomen." Journal of the American Medical Association 267, no. 19 (1992): 2645-2648.

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HOLLEMAN, DR, GOLDBERG, JS, and SIMEL, DL. "REVISED CLINICAL IMPRESSIONS OF AIR-FLOW OBSTRUCTION - FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 4 (December 1991): A884-A884.

Scholars@Duke

KIRKMAN, MS, SIMEL, DL, RAO, KMK, and HATCHELL, DL. "GRANULOCYTE DEFORMABILITY AND ACTIN CONTENT - RELATIONSHIP TO DIABETES-MELLITUS AND RETINOPATHY." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 4 (December 1991): A856-A856.

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 39, no. 4 (December 1991): A886-A886.

Scholars@Duke

WESTMAN, EC, SAMSA, GP, and SIMEL, DL. "SMOKELESS TOBACCO AND CHRONIC CONDITIONS IN THE 1987 NATIONAL-HEALTH-INTERVIEW SURVEY." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 4 (December 1991): A887-A887.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, and SIMEL, DL. "A MULTIVARIABLE LOGISTIC-REGRESSION MODEL FOR DIAGNOSING SINUSITIS BY CLINICAL EXAMINATION." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 4 (December 1991): A887-A887.

Scholars@Duke

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