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

Cheitlin, MD, Gerstenblith, G, Hazzard, WR, Pasternak, R, Fried, LP, Rich, MW, Krumholz, HM, Peterson, E, Reves, JG, McKay, C, Saksena, S, Shen, WK, Akhtar, M, Brass, LM, and Biller, J. "Database Conference January 27-30, 2000, Washington D.C.--Do existing databases answer clinical questions about geriatric cardiovascular disease and stroke?." The American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology 10, no. 4 (July 2001): 207-223.

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11455241
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Holman, WL, Allman, RM, Sansom, M, Kiefe, CI, Peterson, ED, Anstrom, KJ, Sankey, SS, Hubbard, SG, Sherrill, RG, and Alabama CABG Study Group, . "Alabama coronary artery bypass grafting project: results of a statewide quality improvement initiative." Jama 285, no. 23 (June 2001): 3003-3010.

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11410099
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Cantor, WJ, Hellkamp, AS, Peterson, ED, Zidar, JP, Cowper, PA, Sketch, MH, Tcheng, JE, Califf, RM, and Ohman, EM. "Achieving optimal results with standard balloon angioplasty: can baseline and angiographic variables predict stent-like outcomes?." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 37, no. 7 (June 2001): 1883-1890.

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11401127
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Edwards, FH, Peterson, ED, Coombs, LP, DeLong, ER, Jamieson, WR, Shroyer ALW, , and Grover, FL. "Prediction of operative mortality after valve replacement surgery." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 37, no. 3 (March 2001): 885-892.

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11693766
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Holman, WL, Li, Q, Kiefe, CI, McGiffin, DC, Peterson, ED, Allman, RM, Nielsen, VG, and Pacifico, AD. "Prophylactic value of preincision intra-aortic balloon pump: analysis of a statewide experience." The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 120, no. 6 (December 2000): 1112-1119.

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11088035
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Peterson, ED, DeLong, ER, Muhlbaier, LH, Rosen, AB, Buell, HE, Kiefe, CI, and Kresowik, TF. "Challenges in comparing risk-adjusted bypass surgery mortality results: results from the Cooperative Cardiovascular Project." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 36, no. 7 (December 2000): 2174-2184.

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11127458
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Bridges, CR, Edwards, FH, Peterson, ED, and Coombs, LP. "The effect of race on coronary bypass operative mortality." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 36, no. 6 (November 2000): 1870-1876.

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11092658
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Cantor, WJ, Peterson, ED, Popma, JJ, Zidar, JP, Sketch, MH, Tcheng, JE, and Ohman, EM. "Provisional stenting strategies: systematic overview and implications for clinical decision-making." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 36, no. 4 (October 2000): 1142-1151. (Review)

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11028463
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Cowper, PA, and Peterson, ED. "Extending the useful life of clinical trials." American Heart Journal 140, no. 4 (October 2000): 552-553. (Review)

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11011326
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Batchelor, WB, Anstrom, KJ, Muhlbaier, LH, Grosswald, R, Weintraub, WS, O'Neill, WW, and Peterson, ED. "Contemporary outcome trends in the elderly undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions: Results in 7,472 octogenarians." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 36, no. 3 (September 19, 2000): 723-730.

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