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, Sean D., Diane Bloom, Christopher B. Granger, Kevin L. Thomas, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Mayme L. Roettig, John Anderson, Mitchell T. Heflin, and Bradi B. Granger. “Exploring patient-provider decision-making for use of anticoagulation for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: Results of the INFORM-AF study..” Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 18, no. 4 (April 2019): 280–88. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474515118812252.

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30418049
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Pokorney, Sean D., Bernard J. Gersh, Azhar Ahmad, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Melanie Blank, Megan Coylewright, Peter DiBattiste, et al. “Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: Closing the gap..” Am Heart J 210 (April 2019): 29–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2018.10.004.

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30731371
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Cocoros, Noelle M., Sean D. Pokorney, Kevin Haynes, Crystal Garcia, Hussein R. Al-Khalidi, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Patrick Archdeacon, et al. “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..” Clin Trials 16, no. 1 (February 2019): 90–97. https://doi.org/10.1177/1740774518812776.

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30445835
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O’Brien, Emily C., DaJuanicia N. Holmes, Laine Thomas, Daniel E. Singer, Gregg C. Fonarow, Kenneth W. Mahaffey, Peter R. Kowey, et al. “Incremental prognostic value of renal function for stroke prediction in atrial fibrillation..” Int J Cardiol 274 (January 1, 2019): 152–57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.07.113.

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30144994
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Piccini, Jonathan P., Sean D. Pokorney, Kevin J. Anstrom, Olaf Oldenburg, Naresh M. Punjabi, Mona Fiuzat, Gudaye Tasissa, et al. “Adaptive servo-ventilation reduces atrial fibrillation burden in patients with heart failure and sleep apnea..” Heart Rhythm 16, no. 1 (January 2019): 91–97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.07.027.

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30059750
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Durheim, Michael T., DaJuanicia N. Holmes, Rosalia G. Blanco, Larry A. Allen, Paul S. Chan, James V. Freeman, Gregg C. Fonarow, et al. “Characteristics and outcomes of adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and atrial fibrillation..” Heart 104, no. 22 (November 2018): 1850–58. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2017-312735.

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29875139
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Washam, Jeffrey B., DaJuanicia N. Holmes, Laine E. Thomas, Sean D. Pokorney, Elaine M. Hylek, Gregg C. Fonarow, Kenneth W. Mahaffey, et al. “Pharmacotherapy for Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: Insights From ORBIT-AF..” J Am Heart Assoc 7, no. 18 (September 18, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.118.008928.

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30371218
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Friedman, Daniel J., Marat Fudim, Robert Overton, Linda K. Shaw, Divyang Patel, Sean D. Pokorney, Eric J. Velazquez, and Sana M. Al-Khatib. “The relationship between baseline and follow-up left ventricular ejection fraction with adverse events among primary prevention ICD patients..” Am Heart J 201 (July 2018): 17–24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2018.03.017.

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29910051
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Pokorney, Sean D., and Christopher B. Granger. “Traumatic injury: another unjustified reason to stop oral anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation..” Eur Heart J 39, no. 19 (May 14, 2018): 1706–8. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx677.

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29244070
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