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

Smieja, M, Hunt, DL, Edelman, D, Etchells, E, Cornuz, J, and Simel, DL. "Clinical examination for the detection of protective sensation in the feet of diabetic patients." Journal of General Internal Medicine 14, no. 7 (1999): 418-424.

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Whited, JD, Hall, RP, Simel, DL, Foy, ME, Stechuchak, KM, Drugge, RJ, Grichnik, JM, Myers, SA, and Horner, RD. "Reliability and accuracy of dermatologists' digital image consultations." Journal of Investigative Medicine 47, no. 2 (1999): 131A-.

Scholars@Duke

Whited, JD, Hall, RP, Simel, DL, Foy, ME, Stechuchak, KM, Drugge, RJ, Grichnik, JM, Myers, SA, and Horner, RD. "Reliability and accuracy of dermatologists' clinic-based and digital image consultations." Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 41, no. 5 I (1999): 693-702.

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Nanda, K, Bastian, LA, Hasselblad, V, and Simel, DL. "Hormone replacement therapy and the risk of colorectal cancer: A meta- analysis." Obstetrics and Gynecology 93, no. 5 SUPPL. (1999): 880-888.

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McGee, S, III, WBA, and Simel, DL. "Review: Physical signs are not useful for detecting non-blood-loss hypovolemia." Evidence-Based Medicine 4, no. 5 (1999): 155--.

Scholars@Duke

Panju, AA, Hemmelgarn, BR, Guyatt, GH, and Simel, DL. "The rational clinical examination. Is this patient having a myocardial infarction?." JAMA 280, no. 14 (October 14, 1998): 1256-1263.

PMID
9786377
Scholars@Duke

Bastian, LA, Nanda, K, Hasselblad, V, and Simel, DL. "Diagnostic efficiency of home pregnancy test kits. A meta-analysis." Arch Fam Med 7, no. 5 (September 1998): 465-469.

PMID
9755740
Scholars@Duke

Nanda, K, Bastian, LA, Hasselblad, V, and Simel, DL. "Hormone replacement therapy and the risk of colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis." Prim Care Update Ob Gyns 5, no. 4 (July 1, 1998): 165-.

PMID
10838309
Scholars@Duke

Whited, JD, Mills, BJ, Hall, RP, Drugge, RJ, Grichnik, JM, and Simel, DL. "A pilot trial of digital imaging in skin cancer." Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 4, no. 2 (January 1998): 108-112.

PMID
9744167
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Parsey, KS, Bastian, LA, Couchman, GM, Slack, KD, and Simel, DL. "The development of a primary care curriculum for obstetrics/gynecology residents." J Am Med Womens Assoc (1972) 53, no. 3 Suppl (1998): 137-139.

PMID
17598295
Scholars@Duke

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