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

MATCHAR, DB, GEWEKE, JF, SIMEL, DL, and FEUSSNER, JR. "UNIFORM PRIORS ARENT A THING OF THE PAST - RESPONSE." MEDICAL DECISION MAKING 10, no. 2 (1990): 114-115.

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Simel, DL, Piscitelli, J, and Matchar, DB. "Intravenous pyelography before hysterectomy." Ann Intern Med 111, no. 6 (September 15, 1989): 541-. (Letter)

PMID
2774380
Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL, and Feussner, JR. "Does determining serum alcohol concentrations in emergency department patients influence physicians' civil suit liability?." Arch Intern Med 149, no. 5 (May 1989): 1016-1018.

PMID
2719495
Scholars@Duke

RAO, KMK, SIMEL, DL, CRAWFORD, J, COHEN, HJ, and CURRIE, MS. "LEUKOCYTE FUNCTION AND BLOOD-VISCOSITY IN PATIENTS RECEIVING PENTOXIFYLLINE." CLINICAL RESEARCH 37, no. 2 (April 1989): A341-A341.

Scholars@Duke

SIMEL, DL, and FEUSSNER, JR. "A RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF THE INFORMED CONSENT PROCESS IN AMBULATORY PATIENTS." CLINICAL RESEARCH 37, no. 2 (April 1989): A822-A822.

Scholars@Duke

SIMEL, DL, and FEUSSNER, JR. "A RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF THE INFORMED CONSENT PROCESS IN AMBULATORY PATIENTS." CLINICAL RESEARCH 37, no. 1 (January 1989): A87-A87.

Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL, and Feussner, JR. "Blood alcohol measurements in the emergency department: who needs them?." Am J Public Health 78, no. 11 (November 1988): 1478-1479.

PMID
3177726
Scholars@Duke

Campbell, PT, and Simel, DL. "Left arm pain isn't always angina." N C Med J 49, no. 11 (November 1988): 564-567.

PMID
3200321
Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL, Matchar, DB, and Piscitelli, JT. "Routine intravenous pyelograms before hysterectomy in cases of benign disease: possibly effective, definitely expensive." Am J Obstet Gynecol 159, no. 5 (November 1988): 1049-1053.

PMID
3142261
Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL, Halvorsen, RA, and Feussner, JR. "Quantitating bedside diagnosis: clinical evaluation of ascites." Journal of General Internal Medicine 3, no. 5 (September 1988): 423-428.

PMID
3049966
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