Gary Michael Felker, MD

Professor of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 7th Fl 2400 Pratt St, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 668-8919
Email address michael.felker@duke.edu
In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2002
  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1998 - 1999
  • Assistant Chief of Service, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1997 - 1998
  • Faculty, Medicine, Union Memorial Hospital, 1996 - 1997
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1993 - 1996
  • M.D., Duke University, 1993

Publications

Parikh, KS, Sharma, K, Fiuzat, M, Surks, HK, George, JT, Honarpour, N, Depre, C, Desvigne-Nickens, P, Nkulikiyinka, R, Lewis, GD, Gomberg-Maitland, M, O'Connor, CM, Stockbridge, N, Califf, RM, Konstam, MA, Januzzi, JL, Solomon, SD, Borlaug, BA, Shah, SJ, Redfield, MM, and Felker, GM. "Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction Expert Panel Report: Current Controversies and Implications for Clinical Trials." Jacc. Heart Failure 6, no. 8 (August 2018): 619-632. (Review)

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30071950
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Grodin, JL, Butler, J, Metra, M, Felker, GM, Voors, AA, McMurray, JJ, Armstrong, PW, Hernandez, AF, O'Connor, C, Starling, RC, and Wilson Tang, WH. "Circulating Cardiac Troponin I Levels Measured by a Novel Highly Sensitive Assay in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: Insights from the ASCEND-HF Trial." Journal of Cardiac Failure (July 13, 2018).

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30012361
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Felker, GM, and Fudim, M. "Unraveling the Mystery of Troponin Elevation in Heart Failure." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 71, no. 25 (June 2018): 2917-2918.

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29929615
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Ahmad, T, Lund, LH, Rao, P, Ghosh, R, Warier, P, Vaccaro, B, Dahlström, U, O'Connor, CM, Felker, GM, and Desai, NR. "Machine Learning Methods Improve Prognostication, Identify Clinically Distinct Phenotypes, and Detect Heterogeneity in Response to Therapy in a Large Cohort of Heart Failure Patients." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 8 (April 12, 2018).

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29650709
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Felker, GM, and Januzzi, JL. ""Time Is Muscle" in Acute Heart Failure: Critical Concept or Fake News?." JACC. Heart failure 6, no. 4 (April 2018): 295-297.

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29598934
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Greene, SJ, Mentz, RJ, and Felker, GM. "Outpatient Worsening Heart Failure as a Target for Therapy: A Review." Jama Cardiology 3, no. 3 (March 2018): 252-259.

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29387880
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Bhatt, AS, Cooper, LB, Ambrosy, AP, Clare, RM, Coles, A, Joyce, E, Krishnamoorthy, A, Butler, J, Felker, GM, Ezekowitz, JA, Armstrong, PW, Hernandez, AF, O'Connor, CM, and Mentz, RJ. "Interaction of Body Mass Index on the Association Between N-Terminal-Pro-b-Type Natriuretic Peptide and Morbidity and Mortality in Patients With Acute Heart Failure: Findings From ASCEND-HF (Acute Study of Clinical Effectiveness of Nesiritide in Decompensated Heart Failure)." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 3 (February 3, 2018).

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29431103
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Cotter, G, Davison, BA, Butler, J, Collins, SP, Ezekowitz, JA, Felker, GM, Filippatos, G, Levy, PD, Metra, M, Ponikowski, P, Teerlink, JR, Voors, AA, Senger, S, Bharucha, D, Goin, K, Soergel, DG, and Pang, PS. "Relationship between baseline systolic blood pressure and long-term outcomes in acute heart failure patients treated with TRV027: an exploratory subgroup analysis of BLAST-AHF." Clinical Research in Cardiology : Official Journal of the German Cardiac Society 107, no. 2 (February 2018): 170-181.

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28986703
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Fudim, M, O'Connor, CM, Dunning, A, Ambrosy, AP, Armstrong, PW, Coles, A, Ezekowitz, JA, Greene, SJ, Metra, M, Starling, RC, Voors, AA, Hernandez, AF, Michael Felker, G, and Mentz, RJ. "Aetiology, timing and clinical predictors of early vs. late readmission following index hospitalization for acute heart failure: insights from ASCEND-HF." European journal of heart failure 20, no. 2 (February 2018): 304-314.

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29082629
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Metra, M, Davison, BA, Gimpelewicz, C, Carubelli, V, Felker, GM, Filippatos, G, Greenberg, BH, Hua, TA, Liu, Z, Pang, PS, Ponikowski, P, Severin, TM, Voors, AA, Wang, Y, Cotter, G, and Teerlink, JR. "Site enrollment rate, outcomes, and study drug effects in a multicenter trial. Results from RELAX-AHF." International Journal of Cardiology 253 (February 2018): 91-96.

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29306479
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