Robert Thomas Keenan, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 4022 Hospital South, Box 3544, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-4499
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

Bang, D, Xu, J, Keenan, R, Pike, V, Lehmann, R, Tenner, C, Crittenden, D, Pillinger, M, and Krasnokutsky, S. "Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence in Patients with Osteoarthritis, Gout, or Both." Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013) 74, no. 2 (June 2016): 113-118.

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Fisher, MC, Pillinger, MH, and Keenan, RT. "Inpatient gout: a review." Current rheumatology reports 16, no. 11 (November 2014): 458-. (Review)

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Bakris, GL, Doghramji, PP, Keenan, RT, and Silber, SH. "CaseBook challenges: Managing gout, hyperuricemia and comorbidities -- dialogue with the experts." The American journal of medicine 127, no. 1 (January 1, 2014).

Scholars@Duke

George, RL, and Keenan, RT. "Genetics of hyperuricemia and gout: implications for the present and future." Curr Rheumatol Rep 15, no. 2 (February 2013): 309-. (Review)

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George, RL, and Keenan, RT. "Genetics of hyperuricemia and gout: implications for the present and future." Current rheumatology reports 15, no. 2 (2013): 309--.

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Keenan, RT. "Safety of urate-lowering therapies: managing the risks to gain the benefits." Rheum Dis Clin North Am 38, no. 4 (November 2012): 663-680. (Review)

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Stanifer, JW, George, R, Keenan, RT, and Massey, EW. "What started this? Debilitating longitudinally-extensive myelitis." The American journal of medicine 125, no. 11 (November 2012): 1071-1073.

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Crittenden, DB, Lehmann, RA, Schneck, L, Keenan, RT, Shah, B, Greenberg, JD, Cronstein, BN, Sedlis, SP, and Pillinger, MH. "Colchicine use is associated with decreased prevalence of myocardial infarction in patients with gout." The Journal of Rheumatology 39, no. 7 (July 2012): 1458-1464.

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Withers, CA, George, RL, and Keenan, RT. "Update on diagnosis and management of gout." Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 19, no. 11 (2012): 519-527.

Scholars@Duke

Keenan, RT, O'Brien, WR, Lee, KH, Crittenden, DB, Fisher, MC, Goldfarb, DS, Krasnokutsky, S, Oh, C, and Pillinger, MH. "Prevalence of contraindications and prescription of pharmacologic therapies for gout." Am J Med 124, no. 2 (February 2011): 155-163.

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21295195
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