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. “Things I know and things I don't know: how to develop a better opinion..” North Carolina Medical Journal 45, no. 2 (February 1984): 117–19.

PMID
6583519
Scholars@Duke

Simel, D. L., J. P. Mastin, P. C. Pratt, C. L. Wisseman, J. D. Shelburne, A. Spock, and P. Ingram. “Scanning electron microscopic study of the airways in normal children and in patients with cystic fibrosis and other lung diseases..” Pediatric Pathology 2, no. 1 (January 1984): 47–64. https://doi.org/10.3109/15513818409041187.

PMID
6542212
Full Text

Wisseman, C. L., D. L. Simel, A. Spock, and J. D. Shelburne. “The prevalence of abnormal cilia in normal pediatric lungs..” Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 105, no. 10 (October 1981): 552–55.

PMID
6895171
Scholars@Duke

WISSEMAN, C. L., D. L. SIMEL, A. SPOCK, and J. D. SHELBURNE. “ABNORMAL CILIA IN NORMAL PEDIATRIC LUNGS.” Laboratory Investigation 44, no. 1 (January 1, 1981): A76–77.

Scholars@Duke

WISSEMAN, C. L., D. L. SIMEL, A. SPOCK, and J. D. SHELBURNE. “ABNORMAL CILIA IN NORMAL PEDIATRIC LUNGS.” Laboratory Investigation 44, no. 1 (January 1, 1981): A76–77.

Scholars@Duke

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