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

Rosen, AB, Humphries, JO, Muhlbaier, LH, Kiefe, CI, Kresowik, T, and Peterson, ED. "Effect of clinical factors on length of stay after coronary artery bypass surgery: results of the cooperative cardiovascular project." American Heart Journal 138, no. 1 Pt 1 (July 1999): 69-77.

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10385767
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Batchelor, WB, Peterson, ED, Mark, DB, Knight, JD, Granger, CB, Armstrong, PW, and Califf, RM. "A comparison of U.S. and Canadian cardiac catheterization practices in detecting severe coronary artery disease after myocardial infarction: efficiency, yield and long-term implications." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 34, no. 1 (July 1999): 12-19.

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10399985
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Peterson, ED, Cowper, PA, DeLong, ER, Zidar, JP, Stack, RS, and Mark, DB. "Acute and long-term cost implications of coronary stenting." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 33, no. 6 (May 1999): 1610-1618.

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10334432
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Peterson, ED, and Batchelor, WB. "Percutaneous intervention in the very elderly: weighing the risks and benefits." American Heart Journal 137, no. 4 Pt 1 (April 1999): 585-587.

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10097215
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Peterson, ED, and Batchelor, WB. "Percutaneous intervention in the very elderly: Weighing the risks and benefits." American Heart Journal 137, no. 4 (April 1999): 585-587.

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Rosen, AB, Humphries, JO, Muhlbaier, LH, Kiefe, CI, Kresowik, T, and Peterson, ED. "Effect of clinical factors on length of stay after coronary artery bypass surgery: Results of the cooperative cardiovascular project." American Heart Journal 138, no. 1 I (January 1, 1999): 69-77.

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Shaw, LJ, Hachamovitch, R, Peterson, ED, Lewin, HC, Iskandrian, AE, Miller, DD, and Berman, DS. "Using an outcomes-based approach to identify candidates for risk stratification after exercise treadmill testing." Journal of General Internal Medicine 14, no. 1 (January 1999): 1-9.

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9893084
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"Correction." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 33, no. 1 (January 1999): 289-289.

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Mark, DB, and Peterson, ED. "Health economics of acute coronary syndromes." Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis 5, no. SUPPL. 2 (December 1, 1998).

Scholars@Duke

Alexander, KP, Peterson, ED, Granger, CB, Casas, AC, Van de Werf, F, Armstrong, PW, Guerci, A, Topol, EJ, and Califf, RM. "Potential impact of evidence-based medicine in acute coronary syndromes: insights from GUSTO-IIb. Global Use of Strategies to Open Occluded Arteries in Acute Coronary Syndromes trial." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 32, no. 7 (December 1998): 2023-2030.

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9857888
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