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
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 at Chapel Hill, 1999

Publications

Thomas, Kevin L., Louise O. Zimmer, David Dai, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Nancy M. Allen LaPointe, and Eric D. Peterson. “Educational videos to reduce racial disparities in ICD therapy via innovative designs (VIVID): a randomized clinical trial..” Am Heart J 166, no. 1 (July 2013): 157–63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2013.03.031.

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23816035
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Al-Khatib, Sana M., Gregg C. Fonarow, David L. Hayes, Anne B. Curtis, Samuel F. Sears, Gillian D. Sanders, Adrian F. Hernandez, et al. “Performance measures to promote quality improvement in sudden cardiac arrest prevention and treatment..” Am Heart J 165, no. 6 (June 2013): 862–68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2013.02.010.

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23708156
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Hazelton, Garrett, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Gregg C. Fonarow, Kevin L. Thomas, David Hayes, Gillian D. Sanders, Susan M. Campbell, Clyde Yancy, Eric D. Peterson, and Samuel Sears. “Assessment of the quality of existing patient educational tools focused on sudden cardiac arrest: a systematic evaluation by the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Thought Leadership Alliance..” Patient Prefer Adherence 7 (2013): 361–68. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S42637.

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23641150
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Thomas, Kevin L., Bimal R. Shah, Sharon Elliott-Bynum, Kristin D. Thomas, Katrina Damon, Nancy Allen Lapointe, Sarah Calhoun, et al. “Check It Change It: A Community Based Hypertension Program.” Circulation 126, no. 21 (November 20, 2012).

Scholars@Duke

Anderson, Monique L., Margueritte Cox, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Kevin L. Thomas, Emil L. Fosbol, Paul S. Chan, Graham Nichol, and Eric D. Peterson. “Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training Rates in the United States.” Circulation 126, no. 21 (November 20, 2012).

Scholars@Duke

Thomas, Kevin L., Jonathan P. Piccini, Li Liang, Paul Heidenreich, Gregg Fonarow, Eric Peterson, Clyde Yancy, and Adrian Hernandez. “Racial Differences in Atrial Fibrillation Prevalence and Anticoagulation Use.” Circulation 126, no. 21 (November 20, 2012).

Scholars@Duke

Williams, Eric S., Kevin L. Thomas, Samuel Broderick, Linda K. Shaw, Eric J. Velazquez, Sana M. Al-Khatib, and James P. Daubert. “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): 434–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2012.05.024.

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22980312
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Al-Khatib, Sana M., Anne S. Hellkamp, Adrian F. Hernandez, Gregg C. Fonarow, Kevin L. Thomas, Hussein R. Al-Khalidi, Paul A. Heidenreich, et al. “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. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.066605.

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22287589
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Jackson, Larry R., James P. Daubert, and Kevin L. Thomas. “Expanding the benefits of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy: "is less more"?.” Prog Cardiovasc Dis 54, no. 4 (January 2012): 372–78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcad.2011.11.002.

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22226007
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Eapen, Zubin J., Eric D. Peterson, Gregg C. Fonarow, Gillian D. Sanders, Clyde W. Yancy, Samuel F. Sears, Mark D. Carlson, et al. “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): 222–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2011.04.021.

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21835281
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