Kevin Lindsey Thomas, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail Dept of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-2688
Email address kevin.thomas@duke.edu
In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 2004 - 2007
  • Chief Resident in Medicine (DUMC), Medicine, Duke University, 2003 - 2004
  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 2002 - 2003
  • Resident in Medicine, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2002
  • M.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1999

Publications

Chery, Godefroy, Larry Jackson, and Kevin L. Thomas. “Letter to the Editor: Inappropriate subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator discharge related to myopotential oversensing.” J Arrhythm 36, no. 5 (October 2020): 948–49. https://doi.org/10.1002/joa3.12415.

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Black-Maier, Eric, Michael Rehorn, Rahul Loungani, Daniel J. Friedman, Fawaz Alenezi, Kyle Geurink, Sean D. Pokorney, et al. “Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in cardiac amyloidosis.” Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 43, no. 9 (September 2020): 913–21. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.13992.

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Matthew Brennan, J., Martin B. Leon, Paige Sheridan, Isabel J. Boero, Qinyu Chen, Angela Lowenstern, Vinod Thourani, et al. “Racial Differences in the Use of Aortic Valve Replacement for Treatment of Symptomatic Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis in the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Era.” J Am Heart Assoc 9, no. 16 (August 18, 2020): e015879. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.015879.

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Black-Maier, Eric, Benjamin A. Steinberg, Kevin M. Trulock, Frances Wang, Yuliya Lokhnygina, Wanda O’Neal, Sana Al-Khatib, et al. “Effectiveness of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation according to heart failure etiology.” J Arrhythm 36, no. 1 (February 2020): 84–92. https://doi.org/10.1002/joa3.12291.

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Sutter, Joanne S., Yuliya Lokhnygina, James P. Daubert, Tristram Bahnson, Kevin Jackson, Jason I. Koontz, Albert Y. Sun, et al. “Safety and efficacy outcomes of left atrial posterior wall isolation compared to pulmonary vein isolation and pulmonary vein isolation with linear ablation for the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation.” Am Heart J 220 (February 2020): 89–96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.11.010.

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Thomas, Kevin L., Lonnie T. Sullivan, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Nancy Allen LaPointe, Sam Sears, Andrzej S. Kosinski, Larry R. Jackson, Valentina Kutyifa, and Eric D. Peterson. “Videos to reduce racial disparities in ICD therapy Via Innovative Designs (VIVID) trial: Rational, design and methodology.” Am Heart J 220 (February 2020): 59–67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.10.011.

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Wilson, Jimica B., Larry R. Jackson, Francis E. Ugowe, Terrell Jones, George S. A. Yankey, Colin Marts, and Kevin L. Thomas. “Racial and Ethnic Differences in Treatment and Outcomes of Severe Aortic Stenosis: A Review.” Jacc Cardiovasc Interv 13, no. 2 (January 27, 2020): 149–56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2019.08.056.

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Black-Maier, Eric, Alice Parish, Benjamin A. Steinberg, Cynthia L. Green, Zak Loring, Adam S. Barnett, Sana M. Al-Khatib, et al. “Predicting atrial fibrillation recurrence after ablation in patients with heart failure: Validity of the APPLE and CAAP-AF risk scoring systems.” Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 42, no. 11 (November 2019): 1440–47. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.13805.

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Ali-Ahmed, Fatima, Daniel Matlock, Emily P. Zeitler, Kevin L. Thomas, David E. Haines, and Sana M. Al-Khatib. “Physicians' perceptions of shared decision-making for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: Results of a physician survey.” J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 30, no. 11 (November 2019): 2420–26. https://doi.org/10.1111/jce.14178.

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Greene, Stephen J., Adam D. DeVore, Shubin Sheng, Gregg C. Fonarow, Javed Butler, Robert M. Califf, Adrian F. Hernandez, et al. “Representativeness of a Heart Failure Trial by Race and Sex: Results From ASCEND-HF and GWTG-HF.” Jacc Heart Fail 7, no. 11 (November 2019): 980–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2019.07.011.

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