Eric David Peterson, MD

Professor of Medicine
Fred Cobb, M.D. Professor of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 2400 Pratt St Ste 7009, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 668-8830
Email address peter016@mc.duke.edu

Dr Peterson is the Fred Cobb Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, a DukeMed Scholar, and the Past Executive Director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), Durham, NC, USA.

Dr Peterson is the Principal Investigator of the National Institute of Health, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Spironolactone Initiation Registry Randomized Interventional Trial in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (SPIRRIT) Trial  He is also the Principal Investigator of the Data Coordinating Centers for the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), National Cardiac Surgery Database, the American College of Cardiology National Cardiac Database (ACC-NCDR) and the American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines Database (AHA-GWTG).  Dr Peterson also oversees multiple industry sponsored clinical studies.

Additionally, Dr Peterson serves on multiple national committees and guideline and performance measure development groups. Dr Peterson is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), the Association of American Physicians (AAP), and the Association of University Cardiologists (AUC).

Since 2013, Dr Peterson has been voted one of world’s top 400 most influential researchers in biomedicine. as well as named by Thomson Reuters as a ‘Highly Cited Researcher’, ranking him among the top 1% most cited in clinical medicine. He is a Contributing Editor on the Journal of the American Medical Association and is a recognized leader in outcomes and quality research with over 1200 peer-reviewed publications in the field.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 1992 - 1995
  • Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Harvard University , 1991 - 1992
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, 1988 - 1991
  • M.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1988

Publications

Rebeiz, AG, Roe, MT, Alexander, JH, Mahaffey, KW, Granger, CB, Peterson, ED, Califf, RM, and Harrington, RA. "Integrating antithrombin and antiplatelet therapies with early invasive management for non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes." The American Journal of Medicine 116, no. 2 (January 2004): 119-129. (Review)

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14715326
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Guller, U, Hervey, S, Purves, H, Muhlbaier, LH, Peterson, ED, Eubanks, S, and Pietrobon, R. "Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy: outcomes comparison based on a large administrative database." Annals of Surgery 239, no. 1 (January 2004): 43-52.

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14685099
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Peterson, ED, Coombs, LP, DeLong, ER, Haan, CK, and Ferguson, TB. "Procedural volume as a marker of quality for CABG surgery." Jama 291, no. 2 (January 2004): 195-201.

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14722145
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Bastani, A, and O'Neil, BJ. "The lack of science behind the standard of care." Annals of Emergency Medicine 42, no. 6 (December 2003): 847-848. (Letter)

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14669777
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Goldschmidt-Clermont, PJ, and Peterson, ED. "On the memory of a chronic illness." Science of Aging Knowledge Environment : Sage Ke 2003, no. 45 (November 12, 2003): re8-null. (Review)

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14614128
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Peterson, ED, Kaul, P, Kaczmarek, RG, Hammill, BG, Armstrong, PW, Bridges, CR, Ferguson, TB, and Society of Thoracic Surgeons, . "From controlled trials to clinical practice: monitoring transmyocardial revascularization use and outcomes." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 42, no. 9 (November 2003): 1611-1616.

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14607448
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Krumholz, HM, Gross, CP, Peterson, ED, Barron, HV, Radford, MJ, Parsons, LS, and Every, NR. "Is there evidence of implicit exclusion criteria for elderly subjects in randomized trials? Evidence from the GUSTO-1 study." American Heart Journal 146, no. 5 (November 2003): 839-847.

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14597933
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Patel, MR, and Peterson, ED. "Provisional stenting versus routine stenting: is it worth the price?." The Journal of Invasive Cardiology 15, no. 11 (November 2003): 634-635.

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14608134
Scholars@Duke

Rumsfeld, JS, Havranek, E, Masoudi, FA, Peterson, ED, Jones, P, Tooley, JF, Krumholz, HM, Spertus, JA, and Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Consortium, . "Depressive symptoms are the strongest predictors of short-term declines in health status in patients with heart failure." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 42, no. 10 (November 2003): 1811-1817.

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14642693
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Roe, MT, Ohman, EM, Pollack, CV, Peterson, ED, Brindis, RG, Harrington, RA, Christenson, RH, Smith, SC, Califf, RM, and Gibler, WB. "Changing the model of care for patients with acute coronary syndromes." American Heart Journal 146, no. 4 (October 2003): 605-612. (Review)

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14564312
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