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., E. W. St Clair, J. Adams, and C. S. Greenberg. “Correction of hypoprothrombinemia by immunosuppressive treatment of the lupus anticoagulant-hypoprothrombinemia syndrome..” Am J Med 83, no. 3 (September 1987): 563–66.

PMID
3116849
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Feussner, J. R., D. L. Simel, and D. B. Matchar. “Quantitative approaches to clinical diagnosis of cancer in elderly patients..” Clin Geriatr Med 3, no. 3 (August 1987): 447–61.

PMID
3308043
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Bedrosian, C. L., and D. L. Simel. “Cold hemagglutinin disease in the operating room..” South Med J 80, no. 4 (April 1987): 466–71.

PMID
3105086
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Piscitelli, J. T., D. L. Simel, and W. A. Addison. “Who should have intravenous pyelograms before hysterectomy for benign disease?.” Obstetrics and Gynecology 69, no. 4 (April 1987): 541–45.

PMID
3822294
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Simel, D. L., J. R. Feussner, E. R. DeLong, and D. B. Matchar. “Intermediate, indeterminate, and uninterpretable diagnostic test results..” Med Decis Making 7, no. 2 (April 1987): 107–14. https://doi.org/10.1177/0272989X8700700208.

PMID
3574020
Full Text

SIMEL, D. L., E. R. DELONG, J. R. FEUSSNER, J. CRAWFORD, and J. B. WEINBERG. “PERIPHERAL-BLOOD FILM INTERPRETATION OF ANISOCYTOSIS VERSUS QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT BY RDW.” Clinical Research 35, no. 1 (January 1, 1987): A92–A92.

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Simel, D. L. “Is the RDW-MCV classification of anaemia useful?.” Clin Lab Haematol 9, no. 4 (1987): 349–59.

PMID
3327646
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SIMEL, D. L., R. A. HALVORSEN, and J. R. FEUSSNER. “PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS IS USEFUL IN THE DETECTION OF ASCITES.” Clinical Research 34, no. 2 (April 1, 1986): A838–A838.

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SIMEL, D. L., E. R. DELONG, and J. R. FEUSSNER. “INTERMEDIATE, INDETERMINATE, AND UNINTERPRETABLE DIAGNOSTIC-TEST RESULTS - A BETTER BAYES.” Clinical Research 34, no. 1 (January 1, 1986): A272–A272.

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SIMEL, D. L., R. A. HALVORSEN, and J. R. FEUSSNER. “PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS IS USEFUL IN THE CLINICAL DETECTION OF ASCITES.” Clinical Research 34, no. 1 (January 1, 1986): A272–A272.

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