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

HOLLEMAN, DR, and SIMEL, DL. "SERIAL LIKELIHOOD RATIOS - HOW SHOULD THEY BE APPLIED IN AIR-FLOW OBSTRUCTION." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 4 (December 1991): A885-A885.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, BORHANIAN, GB, and SIMEL, DL. "MEDICAL WASTE-DISPOSAL IN THE HOME CARE SETTING." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY 39, no. 8 (August 1991): A63-A63.

Scholars@Duke

HOLLEMAN, DR, GOLDBERG, JS, and SIMEL, DL. "PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS OF OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY-DISEASE." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 2 (April 1991): A577-A577.

Scholars@Duke

HOLLEMAN, DR, GOLDBERG, JS, and SIMEL, DL. "PREOPERATIVE SCREENING FOR PULMONARY AIR-FLOW LIMITATION." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 2 (April 1991): A577-A577.

Scholars@Duke

HOLLEMAN, DR, WESTMAN, EC, MCCRORY, DC, and SIMEL, DL. "THE EFFECT OF SLEEVED ARMS ON OSCILLOMETRIC BLOOD-PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 2 (April 1991): A601-A601.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, ROBERTS, L, DISTELL, B, and SIMEL, DL. "DIAGNOSING SINUSITIS BY X-RAY - COMPARING 4-VIEW PARANASAL SINUS RADIOGRAPHS TO A SINGLE WATERS VIEW." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 2 (April 1991): A613-A613.

Scholars@Duke

HOLLEMAN, DR, SIMEL, DL, SAMSA, GP, WILKINSON, WE, and FEUSSNER, JR. "A PREDICTIVE MODEL OF PREOPERATIVE LENGTH OF STAY." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 2 (April 1991): A601-A601.

Scholars@Duke

GOOD, CB, SIMEL, DL, and GROVER, PL. "PAIN DESCRIPTIONS IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LOW-BACK-PAIN." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 2 (April 1991): A625-A625.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, and SIMEL, DL. "LACK OF SEASONAL VARIABILITY FOR ACUTE AND SUBACUTE SINUSITIS." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 2 (April 1991): A586-A586.

Scholars@Duke

GOOD, CB, SIMEL, DL, and GROVER, PL. "CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LOW-BACK-PAIN." CLINICAL RESEARCH 39, no. 2 (April 1991): A575-A575.

Scholars@Duke

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