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

Barnhart, JM, and Wassertheil-Smoller, S. "Racial variation in the use of coronary-revascularization procedures." The New England Journal of Medicine 337, no. 2 (July 1997): 131-132. (Letter)

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9221341
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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 1997): 2485-2491.

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9184578
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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." Journal of Nuclear Cardiology : Official Publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 4, no. 3 (May 1997): 189-194.

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9199255
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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." The American Journal of Cardiology 79, no. 7 (April 1997): 851-855.

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9104893
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Peterson, ED, Shaw, LJ, and Califf, RM. "Risk stratification after myocardial infarction." Annals of Internal Medicine 126, no. 7 (April 1997): 561-582. (Review)

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9092324
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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." Medical Care 35, no. 4 (April 1997): 320-333.

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9107202
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"Guidelines for risk stratification after myocardial infarction. American College of Physicians." Annals of Internal Medicine 126, no. 7 (April 1997): 556-560.

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9092323
Scholars@Duke

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 Services Research 31, no. 6 (February 1997): 659-678.

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9018210
Scholars@Duke

Wright, SM, Daley, J, Peterson, ED, and Thibault, GE. "Outcomes of acute myocardial infarction in the Department of Veterans Affairs: does regionalization of health care work?." Medical Care 35, no. 2 (February 1997): 128-141.

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9017951
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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?." The New England Journal of Medicine 336, no. 7 (February 1997): 480-486.

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9017942
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