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, 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

Currie, MS, Simel, DL, Christenson, RH, Holmes, C, Crawford, J, Cohen, HJ, and Rao, KM. "Anti-inflammatory effects of pentoxifylline in claudication." Am J Med Sci 301, no. 2 (February 1991): 85-90.

PMID
2012105
Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL, Samsa, GP, and Matchar, DB. "Likelihood ratios with confidence: sample size estimation for diagnostic test studies." Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 44, no. 8 (January 1991): 763-770.

PMID
1941027
Full Text

Simel, DL, and Feussner, JR. "A randomized controlled trial comparing quantitative informed consent formats." J Clin Epidemiol 44, no. 8 (1991): 771-777.

PMID
1941028
Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL, Matchar, DB, and Feussner, JR. "Diagnostic tests are not always black or white: or, all that glitters is not [a] gold [standard]." J Clin Epidemiol 44, no. 9 (1991): 967-970.

PMID
1890442
Scholars@Duke

SIMEL, D. "Likelihood ratios with confidence : Sample size estimation for diagnostic test studies." J Clin Epidemiol 44 (1991): 763-770.

Full Text

HOLLEMAN, DR, GOLDBERG, JS, and SIMEL, DL. "PREOPERATIVE DIAGNOSIS OF OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY-DISEASE." CLINICAL RESEARCH 38, no. 4 (December 1990): A936-A936.

Scholars@Duke

WILLIAMS, JW, ROBERTS, L, DISTELL, B, and SIMEL, DL. "DIAGNOSING SINUSITIS BY X-RAY - COMPARING A SINGLE WATERS VIEW TO 4-VIEW PARANASAL SINUS RADIOGRAPHS." CLINICAL RESEARCH 38, no. 4 (December 1990): A937-A937.

Scholars@Duke

HOLLEMAN, DR, SIMEL, DL, SAMSA, GP, WILKINSON, WE, and FEUSSNER, JR. "A PREDICTIVE MODEL OF PREOPERATIVE LENGTH OF STAY." CLINICAL RESEARCH 38, no. 4 (December 1990): A1003-A1003.

Scholars@Duke

Rao, KM, Simel, DL, Cohen, HJ, Crawford, J, and Currie, MS. "Effects of pentoxifylline administration on blood viscosity and leukocyte cytoskeletal function in patients with intermittent claudication." J Lab Clin Med 115, no. 6 (June 1990): 738-744.

PMID
2366034
Scholars@Duke

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