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

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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Ning, TC, and Keenan, RT. "Gout in the elderly." Clinical Geriatrics 19, no. 1 (January 1, 2011): 20-25.

Scholars@Duke

Shah, A, and Keenan, RT. "Gout, hyperuricemia, and the risk of cardiovascular disease: cause and effect?." Current Rheumatology Reports 12, no. 2 (April 2010): 118-124. (Review)

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20425020
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Ning, TC, and Keenan, RT. "Unusual clinical presentations of gout." Curr Opin Rheumatol 22, no. 2 (March 2010): 181-187. (Review)

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20035224
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Pillinger, MH, Goldfarb, DS, and Keenan, RT. "Gout and its comorbidities." Bulletin of the Nyu Hospital for Joint Diseases 68, no. 3 (January 2010): 199-203. (Review)

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20969552
Scholars@Duke

Samuels, J, Keenan, RT, Yu, R, Pillinger, MH, and Bescke, T. "Erosive spinal tophus in a patient with gout and back pain." Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 68, no. 2 (2010): 147-148.

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20632992
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Keenan, RT, Hamalian, GM, and Pillinger, MH. "RS3PE presenting in a unilateral pattern: case report and review of the literature." Semin Arthritis Rheum 38, no. 6 (June 2009): 428-433. (Review)

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18519151
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Keenan, RT, and Pillinger, MH. "Febuxostat: a new agent for lowering serum urate." Drugs Today (Barc) 45, no. 4 (April 2009): 247-260. (Review)

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19499090
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Keenan, RT, and Pillinger, MH. "Hyperuricemia, gout, and cardiovascular disease--an important "muddle"." Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 67, no. 3 (2009): 285-290. (Review)

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19852752
Scholars@Duke

Keenan, RT, Swearingen, CJ, and Yazici, Y. "Erythrocyte sedimentation rate and C-reactive protein levels are poorly correlated with clinical measures of disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and osteoarthritis patients." Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology 26, no. 5 (September 2008): 814-819.

PMID
19032813
Scholars@Duke

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