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

Simel, D. L., and J. R. Feussner. “Driving-impaired patients leaving the emergency department. The problem of inadequate instructions..” Ann Intern Med 112, no. 5 (March 1, 1990): 365–70. https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-112-5-365.

PMID
2306064
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Samlaska, C. P., and W. D. James. “Superficial migratory thrombophlebitis and factor XII deficiency.” Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 22, no. 5 (January 1, 1990): 939–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/0190-9622(90)70130-A.

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WILLIAMS, J. W., L. ROBERTS, and D. L. SIMEL. “THE OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLINICAL EXAMINATION FOR SINUSITIS.” Clinical Research 38, no. 1 (January 1, 1990): A79–A79.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, J. W., and D. L. SIMEL. “INTEROBSERVER VARIABILITY OF THE HISTORY AND PHYSICAL-EXAMINATION FOR SINUSITIS.” Clinical Research 38, no. 1 (January 1, 1990): A79–A79.

Scholars@Duke

Simel, D. L., and J. R. Feussner. “Does determining serum alcohol concentrations in emergency department patients influence physicians' civil suit liability?.” Arch Intern Med 149, no. 5 (May 1989): 1016–18.

PMID
2719495
Scholars@Duke

RAO, K. M. K., D. L. SIMEL, J. CRAWFORD, H. J. COHEN, and M. S. CURRIE. “LEUKOCYTE FUNCTION AND BLOOD-VISCOSITY IN PATIENTS RECEIVING PENTOXIFYLLINE.” Clinical Research 37, no. 2 (April 1, 1989): A341–A341.

Scholars@Duke

SIMEL, D. L., and J. R. FEUSSNER. “A RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF THE INFORMED CONSENT PROCESS IN AMBULATORY PATIENTS.” Clinical Research 37, no. 2 (April 1, 1989): A822–A822.

Scholars@Duke

SIMEL, D. L., and J. R. FEUSSNER. “A RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF THE INFORMED CONSENT PROCESS IN AMBULATORY PATIENTS.” Clinical Research 37, no. 1 (January 1, 1989): A87–A87.

Scholars@Duke

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