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

Lederle, FA, and Simel, DL. "The rational clinical examination. Does this patient have abdominal aortic aneurysm? ." JAMA 281, no. 1 (January 6, 1999): 77-82.

PMID
9892455
Scholars@Duke

Lederle, FA. "Does This Patient Have Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm?." Jama 281, no. 1 (January 6, 1999): 77-77.

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"Reliability and accuracy of dermatologists' digital image consultations." Journal of Investigative Medicine 47, no. 2 (January 1, 1999).

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 (January 1, 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. (January 1, 1999): 880-888. (Review)

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Simel, D. "A report on my headaches." North Carolina medical journal 60, no. 2 (1999): 104-107.

PMID
10344136
Scholars@Duke

Panju, AA, Hemmelgarn, BR, Guyatt, GH, and Simel, DL. "Is this patient having a myocardial infarction?." Journal of the American Medical Association 280, no. 14 (October 14, 1998): 1256-1263.

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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

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