Joseph G. Rogers, MD

Professor of Medicine
Interim Chair, Department of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 2301 Erwin Road, Room 1102, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-2452
Email address

My research interests are focused on clinical aspects of advanced heart failure. Specifically, I have investigative interests in pharmacologic and electrical treatments of systolic heart failure, the use of mechanical circulatory support devices, cardiac transplantation, and palliative care.

In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Washington University, 1991 - 1995
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, University of Nebraska Omaha, 1988 - 1991
  • M.D., University of Nebraska Omaha, 1988


Roth, DM, Maruoka, Y, Rogers, J, White, FC, Longhurst, JC, and Bloor, CM. "Development of coronary collateral circulation in left circumflex Ameroid-occluded swine myocardium." American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology 253, no. 5 (1987): 22/5-.


McManus, BM, Rogler, WC, Rogers, JG, and Wilson, JE. "Spontaneously healing infective endocarditis: An unrecognized phenomenon?." European Heart Journal 8, no. SUPPL. J (1987): 327-330.


Rogers, JG, McManus, BM, Cassling, RS, Dobry, CA, and Fleming, WH. "False aneurysm of the aortic root: Mimic of malignancy, mediator of myocardial ischemia." American Heart Journal 113, no. 5 (1987): 1237-1239.