Eric David Peterson, MD

Professor of Medicine
Fred Cobb, M.D. Professor of Medicine
Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute
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 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) Coordinating Center for its Outcome Research Network, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Cardiovascular Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs). 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 participates on multiple national committees, as well as CV 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).

In 2013, Dr Peterson received the American Heart Association Meritorious Achievement Award and was voted one of world’s top 400 most influential researchers in biomedicine. This year, he was 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 800 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

Alexander, KP, and Peterson, ED. "Coronary artery bypass grafting in the elderly." Am Heart J 134, no. 5 Pt 1 (November 1997): 856-864. (Review)

PMID
9398097
Scholars@Duke

Barsness, GW, Peterson, ED, Ohman, EM, Nelson, CL, DeLong, ER, Reves, JG, Smith, PK, Anderson, RD, Jones, RH, Mark, DB, and Califf, RM. "Relationship between diabetes mellitus and long-term survival after coronary bypass and angioplasty." Circulation 96, no. 8 (October 21, 1997): 2551-2556.

PMID
9355893
Scholars@Duke

Cowper, PA, Peterson, ED, DeLong, ER, Jollis, JG, Muhlbaier, LH, and Mark, DB. "Impact of early discharge after coronary artery bypass graft surgery on rates of hospital readmission and death. The Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) Investigators." J Am Coll Cardiol 30, no. 4 (October 1997): 908-913.

PMID
9316517
Scholars@Duke

Jollis, JG, Peterson, ED, Nelson, CL, Stafford, JA, DeLong, ER, Muhlbaier, LH, and Mark, DB. "Relationship between physician and hospital coronary angioplasty volume and outcome in elderly patients." Circulation 95, no. 11 (June 3, 1997): 2485-2491.

PMID
9184578
Scholars@Duke

Borges-Neto, S, Shaw, LJ, Kesler, KL, Hanson, MW, Peterson, ED, Morris, EI, and Coleman, RE. "Prediction of severe coronary artery disease by combined rest and exercise radionuclide angiocardiography and tomographic perfusion imaging with technetium 99m-labeled sestamibi: a comparison with clinical and electrocardiographic data." J Nucl Cardiol 4, no. 3 (May 1997): 189-194.

PMID
9199255
Scholars@Duke

Borges-Neto, S, Shaw, LJ, Kesler, K, Sell, T, Peterson, ED, Coleman, RE, and Jones, RH. "Usefulness of serial radionuclide angiography in predicting cardiac death after coronary artery bypass grafting and comparison with clinical and cardiac catheterization data." Am J Cardiol 79, no. 7 (April 1, 1997): 851-855.

PMID
9104893
Scholars@Duke

Peterson, ED, Shaw, LJ, and Califf, RM. "Risk stratification after myocardial infarction." Ann Intern Med 126, no. 7 (April 1, 1997): 561-582. (Review)

PMID
9092324
Scholars@Duke

Cowper, PA, DeLong, ER, Peterson, ED, Lipscomb, J, Muhlbaier, LH, Jollis, JG, Pryor, DB, and Mark, DB. "Geographic variation in resource use for coronary artery bypass surgery. IHD Port Investigators." Med Care 35, no. 4 (April 1997): 320-333.

PMID
9107202
Scholars@Duke

Peterson, ED, Shaw, LK, DeLong, ER, Pryor, DB, Califf, RM, and Mark, DB. "Racial variation in the use of coronary-revascularization procedures. Are the differences real? Do they matter?." N Engl J Med 336, no. 7 (February 13, 1997): 480-486.

PMID
9017942
Full Text

Hannan, EL, Racz, MJ, Jollis, JG, and Peterson, ED. "Using Medicare claims data to assess provider quality for CABG surgery: does it work well enough?." Health Serv Res 31, no. 6 (February 1997): 659-678.

PMID
9018210
Scholars@Duke

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