Sean Pokorney, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail Box 3099, Durham, NC 27710
Email address sean.pokorney@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Electrophysiology Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2015 - 2017
  • Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2015
  • Clinical Research Fellowship, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, 2011 - 2015
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2008 - 2011
  • M.D., Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2008
  • M.B.A., Northwestern University, 2008

Publications

Pokorney, SD, Bloom, D, Granger, CB, Thomas, KL, Al-Khatib, SM, Roettig, ML, Anderson, J, Heflin, MT, and Granger, BB. "Exploring patient-provider decision-making for use of anticoagulation for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: Results of the INFORM-AF study." European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing : Journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology 18, no. 4 (April 2019): 280-288.

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30418049
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Pokorney, SD, Gersh, BJ, Ahmad, A, Al-Khatib, SM, Blank, M, Coylewright, M, DiBattiste, P, Healey, JS, Hedrich, O, Hylek, EM, Kline-Rogers, E, Peterson, ED, Mendys, P, Mirro, MJ, Naccarelli, G, Patel, P, Ruff, CT, Rutman, H, Stockbridge, N, Temple, R, and Granger, CB. "Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: Closing the gap." American Heart Journal 210 (April 2019): 29-38.

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30731371
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Cocoros, NM, Pokorney, SD, Haynes, K, Garcia, C, Al-Khalidi, HR, Al-Khatib, SM, Archdeacon, P, Goldsack, JC, Harkins, T, Lin, ND, Martin, D, McCall, D, Nair, V, Parlett, L, Temple, R, McMahill-Walraven, C, Granger, CB, and Platt, R. "FDA-Catalyst-Using FDA's Sentinel Initiative for large-scale pragmatic randomized trials: Approach and lessons learned during the planning phase of the first trial." Clinical Trials (London, England) 16, no. 1 (February 2019): 90-97.

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30445835
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Piccini, JP, Pokorney, SD, Anstrom, KJ, Oldenburg, O, Punjabi, NM, Fiuzat, M, Tasissa, G, Whellan, DJ, Lindenfeld, J, Benjafield, A, Woehrle, H, Blase, A, and O'Connor, CM. "Adaptive servo-ventilation reduces atrial fibrillation burden in patients with heart failure and sleep apnea." Heart Rhythm 16, no. 1 (January 2019): 91-97.

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30059750
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O'Brien, EC, Holmes, DN, Thomas, L, Singer, DE, Fonarow, GC, Mahaffey, KW, Kowey, PR, Hylek, EM, Pokorney, SD, Ansell, JE, Pencina, MJ, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and ORBIT-AF Patients & Investigators, . "Incremental prognostic value of renal function for stroke prediction in atrial fibrillation." International Journal of Cardiology 274 (January 2019): 152-157.

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30144994
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Al-Khatib, SM, and Pokorney, SD. "Knowledge and Insights Vested in Us by the VEST." Circulation 138, no. 24 (December 2018): 2735-2737.

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30565991
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Durheim, MT, Holmes, DN, Blanco, RG, Allen, LA, Chan, PS, Freeman, JV, Fonarow, GC, Go, AS, Hylek, EM, Mahaffey, KW, Pokorney, SD, Reiffel, JA, Singer, DE, Peterson, ED, and Piccini, JP. "Characteristics and outcomes of adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and atrial fibrillation." Heart (British Cardiac Society) 104, no. 22 (November 2018): 1850-1858.

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29875139
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Washam, JB, Holmes, DN, Thomas, LE, Pokorney, SD, Hylek, EM, Fonarow, GC, Mahaffey, KW, Gersh, BJ, Kowey, PR, Ansell, JE, Go, AS, Reiffel, JA, Freeman, JV, Singer, DE, Naccarelli, G, Blanco, R, Peterson, ED, and Piccini, JP. "Pharmacotherapy for Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: Insights From ORBIT-AF." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 18 (September 2018): e008928-null.

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30371218
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Friedman, DJ, Fudim, M, Overton, R, Shaw, LK, Patel, D, Pokorney, SD, Velazquez, EJ, and Al-Khatib, SM. "The relationship between baseline and follow-up left ventricular ejection fraction with adverse events among primary prevention ICD patients." American Heart Journal 201 (July 2018): 17-24.

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29910051
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Pokorney, SD, and Daubert, JP. "Atrial fibrillation ablation alone or atrial fibrillation ablation plus an antiarrhythmic drug?." European Heart Journal 39, no. 16 (April 2018): 1438-1441.

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29596630
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