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, DL, DELONG, ER, FEUSSNER, JR, CRAWFORD, J, and WEINBERG, JB. "PERIPHERAL-BLOOD FILM INTERPRETATION OF ANISOCYTOSIS VERSUS QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT BY RDW." CLINICAL RESEARCH 35, no. 1 (January 1987): A92-A92.

Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL. "Is the RDW-MCV classification of anaemia useful?." Clin Lab Haematol 9, no. 4 (1987): 349-359. (Review)

PMID
3327646
Scholars@Duke

SIMEL, DL, HALVORSEN, RA, and FEUSSNER, JR. "PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS IS USEFUL IN THE DETECTION OF ASCITES." CLINICAL RESEARCH 34, no. 2 (April 1986): A838-A838.

Scholars@Duke

SIMEL, DL, DELONG, ER, and FEUSSNER, JR. "INTERMEDIATE, INDETERMINATE, AND UNINTERPRETABLE DIAGNOSTIC-TEST RESULTS - A BETTER BAYES." CLINICAL RESEARCH 34, no. 1 (January 1986): A272-A272.

Scholars@Duke

SIMEL, DL, HALVORSEN, RA, and FEUSSNER, JR. "PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS IS USEFUL IN THE CLINICAL DETECTION OF ASCITES." CLINICAL RESEARCH 34, no. 1 (January 1986): A272-A272.

Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL, and Weinberg, JB. "Leukemic ascites complicating acute myelomonoblastic leukemia." Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 109, no. 4 (April 1985): 365-367.

PMID
3857025
Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL. "Playing the odds." Lancet 1, no. 8424 (February 9, 1985): 329-330.

PMID
2857374
Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL, Moorman, JR, Pryor, SL, Piscitelli, JT, and Sharma, GV. "Is streptokinase safe during menses?." Arch Intern Med 144, no. 4 (April 1984): 841-842.

PMID
6712381
Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL. "Things I know and things I don't know: how to develop a better opinion." N C Med J 45, no. 2 (February 1984): 117-119.

PMID
6583519
Scholars@Duke

Simel, DL, Moorman, JR, Pryor, SL, Piscitelli, JT, and Sharma, GVRK. "Is Streptokinase Safe During Menses?." Archives of Internal Medicine 144, no. 4 (January 1, 1984): 841-842.

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