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

Kong, MH, Peterson, ED, Fonarow, GC, Sanders, GD, Yancy, CW, Russo, AM, Curtis, AB, Sears, SF, Thomas, KL, Campbell, S, Carlson, MD, Chiames, C, Cook, NL, Hayes, DL, LaRue, M, Hernandez, AF, Lyons, EL, and Al-Khatib, SM. "Addressing disparities in sudden cardiac arrest care and the underutilization of effective therapies." Am Heart J 160, no. 4 (October 2010): 605-618. (Review)

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Al-Khatib, SM, Sanders, GD, Carlson, M, Cicic, A, Curtis, A, Fonarow, GC, Groeneveld, PW, Hayes, D, Heidenreich, P, Mark, D, Peterson, E, Prystowsky, EN, Sager, P, Salive, ME, Thomas, K, Yancy, CW, Zareba, W, and Zipes, D. "Preventing tomorrow's sudden cardiac death today: dissemination of effective therapies for sudden cardiac death prevention." Am Heart J 156, no. 4 (October 2008): 613-622.

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18926144
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Piccini, JP, Hernandez, AF, Dai, D, Thomas, KL, Lewis, WR, Yancy, CW, Peterson, ED, Fonarow, GC, and Get With the Guidelines Steering Committee and Hospitals, . "Use of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients hospitalized with heart failure." Circulation 118, no. 9 (August 26, 2008): 926-933.

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18697821
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Prisant, LM, Thomas, KL, Lewis, EF, Huang, Z, Francis, GS, Weaver, WD, Pfeffer, MA, McMurray, JJV, Califf, RM, and Velazquez, EJ. "Racial analysis of patients with myocardial infarction complicated by heart failure and/or left ventricular dysfunction treated with valsartan, captopril, or both." J Am Coll Cardiol 51, no. 19 (May 13, 2008): 1865-1871.

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Thomas, KL, Al-Khatib, SM, Lokhnygina, Y, Solomon, SD, Kober, L, McMurray, JJV, Califf, RM, and Velazquez, EJ. "Amiodarone use after acute myocardial infarction complicated by heart failure and/or left ventricular dysfunction may be associated with excess mortality." Am Heart J 155, no. 1 (January 2008): 87-93.

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Thomas, K, and Grant, AO. "Ethnicity and arrhythmia susceptibility." Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology 19, no. 4 (2008): 427-429.

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Thomas, KL. "Discrimination: A new cardiovascular risk factor?." American Heart Journal 156, no. 6 (2008): 1023-1025.

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19032995
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Mills, JS, Adams, GL, Tricoci, P, Melloni, C, Joliceur, EM, Wang, TW, and Thomas, KL. "Highlights from the 20th Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association: November 12 to 15, 2006, Chicago, Illinois." American Heart Journal 153, no. 2 (2007): 213-223.

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Echols, MR, Felker, GM, Thomas, KL, Pieper, KS, Garg, J, Cuffe, MS, Gheorghiade, M, Califf, RM, and O'Connor, CM. "Racial differences in the characteristics of patients admitted for acute decompensated heart failure and their relation to outcomes: results from the OPTIME-CHF trial." J Card Fail 12, no. 9 (December 2006): 684-688.

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17174228
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