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

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." American Heart Journal 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." American Heart Journal 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." Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 4, no. 2 (March 2011): 146-151.

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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." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 57, no. 7 (February 2011): 794-801.

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21310315
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Mathews, R, Chen, AY, Chin, CT, Wang, TY, Thomas, KL, Roe, MT, and Peterson, ED. "Short- and Long-term Outcomes Among Black vs. White Patients with Non-ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction." Circulation 122, no. 21 (November 23, 2010).

Scholars@Duke

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

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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." American Heart Journal 160, no. 4 (October 2010): 605-618. (Review)

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20934553
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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." American Heart Journal 156, no. 4 (October 2008): 613-622.

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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." American Heart Journal 156, no. 4 (October 2008): 613-622.

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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 12, 2008): 926-933.

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