Kevin Lindsey Thomas, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
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

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 at Chapel Hill, 1999

Publications

Thomas, KL, Zimmer, LO, Dai, D, Al-Khatib, SM, Lapointe, NMA, and Peterson, ED. "Educational videos to reduce racial disparities in ICD therapy via innovative designs (VIVID): A randomized clinical trial." American Heart Journal 166, no. 1 (2013): 157-163.e2.

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Al-Khatib, SM, Fonarow, GC, Hayes, DL, Curtis, AB, Sears, SF, Sanders, GD, Hernandez, AF, Mirro, MJ, Thomas, KL, Eapen, ZJ, Russo, AM, and Yancy, CW. "Performance measures to promote quality improvement in sudden cardiac arrest prevention and treatment." American Heart Journal 165, no. 6 (2013): 862-868.

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Williams, ES, Thomas, KL, Broderick, S, Shaw, LK, Velazquez, EJ, Al-Khatib, SM, and Daubert, JP. "Race and gender variation in the QT interval and its association with mortality in patients with coronary artery disease: results from the Duke Databank for Cardiovascular Disease (DDCD)." Am Heart J 164, no. 3 (September 2012): 434-441.

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22980312
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Al-Khatib, SM, Hellkamp, AS, Hernandez, AF, Fonarow, GC, Thomas, KL, Al-Khalidi, HR, Heidenreich, PA, Hammill, S, Yancy, C, Peterson, ED, and Get With the Guidelines Steering Committee and Hospitals, . "Trends in use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy among patients hospitalized for heart failure: have the previously observed sex and racial disparities changed over time?." Circulation 125, no. 9 (March 6, 2012): 1094-1101.

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22287589
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Jackson, LR, Daubert, JP, and Thomas, KL. "Expanding the benefits of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy: "is less more"?." Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54, no. 4 (January 2012): 372-378. (Review)

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Eapen, ZJ, Peterson, ED, Fonarow, GC, Sanders, GD, Yancy, CW, Sears, SF, Carlson, MD, Curtis, AB, Hall, LL, Hayes, DL, Hernandez, AF, Mirro, M, Prystowsky, E, Russo, AM, Thomas, KL, and Al-Khatib, SM. "Quality of care for sudden cardiac arrest: Proposed steps to improve the translation of evidence into practice." Am Heart J 162, no. 2 (August 2011): 222-231. (Review)

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21835281
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Thomas, KL, Hernandez, AF, Dai, D, Heidenreich, P, Fonarow, GC, Peterson, ED, and Yancy, CW. "Association of race/ethnicity with clinical risk factors, quality of care, and acute outcomes in patients hospitalized with heart failure." Am Heart J 161, no. 4 (April 2011): 746-754.

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21473975
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LaPointe, NMA, Al-Khatib, SM, Piccini, JP, Atwater, BD, Honeycutt, E, Thomas, K, Shah, BR, Zimmer, LO, Sanders, G, and Peterson, ED. "Extent of and reasons for nonuse of implantable cardioverter defibrillator devices in clinical practice among eligible patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction." Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4, no. 2 (March 2011): 146-151.

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21304098
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Kong, MH, Fonarow, GC, Peterson, ED, Curtis, AB, Hernandez, AF, Sanders, GD, Thomas, KL, Hayes, DL, and Al-Khatib, SM. "Systematic review of the incidence of sudden cardiac death in the United States." J Am Coll Cardiol 57, no. 7 (February 15, 2011): 794-801.

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21310315
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Thomas, KL, Honeycutt, E, Shaw, LK, and Peterson, ED. "Racial differences in long-term survival among patients with coronary artery disease." Am Heart J 160, no. 4 (October 2010): 744-751.

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20934570
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