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

Califf, RM, Jollis, JG, and Peterson, ED. "Operator-specific outcomes. A call to professional responsibility." Circulation 93, no. 3 (February 1996): 403-406.

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8565155
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Peterson, ED, Cowper, PA, Jollis, JG, Bebchuk, JD, DeLong, ER, Muhlbaier, LH, Mark, DB, and Pryor, DB. "Outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in 24,461 patients aged 80 years or older." Circulation 92, no. 9 Suppl (November 1995): II85-II91.

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7586468
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Schabelman, SE. "Volume of coronary angioplasty procedures and mortality rates." The New England Journal of Medicine 332, no. 19 (May 1995): 1304-1305. (Letter)

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7708083
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Peterson, ED, Cowper, PA, Jollis, JG, Bebchuk, JD, DeLong, ER, Muhlbaier, LH, Mark, DB, and Pryor, DB. "Outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in 24 461 patients aged 80 years or older." Circulation 92, no. 9 SUPPL. (January 1, 1995).

Scholars@Duke

Peterson, ED, and Califf, RM. "The complexity of studying coronary heart disease in women." Annals of Epidemiology 5, no. 1 (January 1995): 79-81.

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7728290
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Jollis, JG, Peterson, ED, DeLong, ER, Mark, DB, Collins, SR, Muhlbaier, LH, and Pryor, DB. "The relation between the volume of coronary angioplasty procedures at hospitals treating Medicare beneficiaries and short-term mortality." The New England Journal of Medicine 331, no. 24 (December 1994): 1625-1629.

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7969344
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Peterson, ED, Jollis, JG, Bebchuk, JD, DeLong, ER, Muhlbaier, LH, Mark, DB, and Pryor, DB. "Changes in mortality after myocardial revascularization in the elderly. The national Medicare experience." Annals of Internal Medicine 121, no. 12 (December 1994): 919-927.

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7978717
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Peterson, ED, Wright, SM, Daley, J, and Thibault, GE. "Racial variation in cardiac procedure use and survival following acute myocardial infarction in the Department of Veterans Affairs." Jama 271, no. 15 (April 1994): 1175-1180.

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8151875
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Peterson, ED, Thibault, GE, Daley, J, and Wright, SM. "Racial Variation in Cardiac Procedure Use and Survival Following Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Department of Veterans Affairs." Jama: the Journal of the American Medical Association 271, no. 15 (January 1, 1994): 1175-1180.

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Linnemann, CC, Pretzman, CI, and Peterson, ED. "Acute febrile cerebrovasculitis. A non-spotted fever group rickettsial disease." Archives of Internal Medicine 149, no. 7 (July 1989): 1682-1684.

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2742443
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