Robert Thomas Keenan, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 4022 Hospital South, Box 2978, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-8844
Email address robert.keenan@duke.edu

Dr. Keenan's research interests include crystal arthropathies, with a focus on gout, and associated co-morbidities; seronegative arthritis and spondylarthropathies; and inflammatory eye disease.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Joint Diseases, Medicine, New York University, 2007 - 2009
  • Resident, Medicine, Saint Louis University, 2004 - 2007
  • M.D., St. George's University School of Medicine (West Indies), 2004

Publications

Bursill, David, William J. Taylor, Robert Terkeltaub, Abhishek Abhishek, Alexander K. So, Ana Beatriz Vargas-Santos, Angelo Lino Gaffo, et al. “Gout, Hyperuricaemia and Crystal-Associated Disease Network (G-CAN) consensus statement regarding labels and definitions of disease states of gout.” Ann Rheum Dis 78, no. 11 (November 2019): 1592–1600. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-215933.

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31501138
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Caldwell, David S., Michele Cerra, Robert T. Keenan, and Lisa G. Criscione-Schreiber. “Implementation and Challenges of Training Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in a University Fellowship Program: Comment on the Article by Smith et al.” Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 71, no. 10 (October 2019): 1397–98. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.23893.

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30927514
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Toprover, Michael, Daria B. Crittenden, Dodji V. Modjinou, Cheongeun Oh, Svetlana Krasnokutsky, Mark C. Fisher, Robert T. Keenan, and Michael H. Pillinger. “Low-Dose Allopurinol Promotes Greater Serum Urate Lowering in Gout Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Compared with Normal Kidney Function.” Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013) 77, no. 2 (March 2019): 87–91.

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31140959
Scholars@Duke

Bursill, David, William J. Taylor, Robert Terkeltaub, Masanari Kuwabara, Tony R. Merriman, Rebecca Grainger, Carlos Pineda, et al. “Gout, Hyperuricemia, and Crystal-Associated Disease Network Consensus Statement Regarding Labels and Definitions for Disease Elements in Gout.” Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 71, no. 3 (March 2019): 427–34. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.23607.

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29799677
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Finn, Avni P., Akshay S. Thomas, Sandra S. Stinnett, Robert T. Keenan, Dilraj S. Grewal, and Glenn J. Jaffe. “The role of cystoid macular edema as a marker in the progression of non-paraneoplastic autoimmune retinopathy.” Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 256, no. 10 (October 2018): 1867–73. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00417-018-4084-8.

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30128606
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Slobodnick, Anastasia, Svetlana Krasnokutsky, Robert A. Lehmann, Robert T. Keenan, Jonathan Quach, Fritz Francois, and Michael H. Pillinger. “Colorectal Cancer Among Gout Patients Undergoing Colonoscopy.” J Clin Rheumatol, August 23, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1097/RHU.0000000000000893.

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30142117
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Pagidipati, Neha J., Robert M. Clare, Robert T. Keenan, Karen Chiswell, Matthew T. Roe, and Connie N. Hess. “Association of Gout With Long-Term Cardiovascular Outcomes Among Patients With Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease.” J Am Heart Assoc 7, no. 16 (August 21, 2018): e009328. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.118.009328.

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Slobodnick, A., S. Krasnokutsky, R. A. Lehmann, R. T. Keenan, J. Quach, F. Francois, and M. H. Pillinger. “Decreased colorectal atypia among a cohort of gout patients.” Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology 47, no. 1 (January 2018): 81–82. https://doi.org/10.1080/03009742.2017.1293728.

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28649919
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