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. K. RAO, and D. L. HATCHELL. “GRANULOCYTE DEFORMABILITY AND ACTIN CONTENT - RELATIONSHIP TO DIABETES-MELLITUS AND RETINOPATHY.” Clinical Research 39, no. 4 (December 1, 1991): A856–A856.

Scholars@Duke

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 39, no. 4 (December 1, 1991): A886–A886.

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WILLIAMS, J. W., G. B. BORHANIAN, and D. L. SIMEL. “MEDICAL WASTE-DISPOSAL IN THE HOME CARE SETTING.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 39, no. 8 (August 1, 1991): A63–A63.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, J. W., G. B. BORHANIAN, and D. L. SIMEL. “MEDICAL WASTE-DISPOSAL IN THE HOME CARE SETTING.” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 39, no. 8 (August 1, 1991): A63–A63.

Scholars@Duke

HOLLEMAN, D. R., J. S. GOLDBERG, and D. L. SIMEL. “PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS OF OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY-DISEASE.” Clinical Research 39, no. 2 (April 1, 1991): A577–A577.

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HOLLEMAN, D. R., J. S. GOLDBERG, and D. L. SIMEL. “PREOPERATIVE SCREENING FOR PULMONARY AIR-FLOW LIMITATION.” Clinical Research 39, no. 2 (April 1, 1991): A577–A577.

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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 MEASUREMENTS.” Clinical Research 39, no. 2 (April 1, 1991): A601–A601.

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WILLIAMS, J. W., L. ROBERTS, B. DISTELL, and D. L. SIMEL. “DIAGNOSING SINUSITIS BY X-RAY - COMPARING 4-VIEW PARANASAL SINUS RADIOGRAPHS TO A SINGLE WATERS VIEW.” Clinical Research 39, no. 2 (April 1, 1991): A613–A613.

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HOLLEMAN, D. R., D. L. SIMEL, G. P. SAMSA, W. E. WILKINSON, and J. R. FEUSSNER. “A PREDICTIVE MODEL OF PREOPERATIVE LENGTH OF STAY.” Clinical Research 39, no. 2 (April 1, 1991): A601–A601.

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GOOD, C. B., D. L. SIMEL, and P. L. GROVER. “PAIN DESCRIPTIONS IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LOW-BACK-PAIN.” Clinical Research 39, no. 2 (April 1, 1991): A625–A625.

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