Vance Garrison Fowler, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail Duke Box 102359, Hanes House, Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 613-5678
Email address fowle003@mc.duke.edu

Determinants of Outcome in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections
Infections due to Resistant Gram Positive Organisms
Tropical medicine/International Health

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 1996 - 1999
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1993 - 1996
  • M.H.S., Duke University, 1999
  • M.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1993

Publications

Reed, SD, Friedman, JY, Engemann, JJ, Griffiths, RI, Anstrom, KJ, Kaye, KS, Stryjewski, ME, Szczech, LA, Reller, LB, Corey, GR, Schulman, KA, and Fowler, VG. "Costs and outcomes among hemodialysis-dependent patients with methicillin-resistant or methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia." Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 26, no. 2 (February 2005): 175-183.

PMID
15756889
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Valente, AM, Jain, R, Scheurer, M, Fowler, VG, Corey, GR, Bengur, AR, Sanders, S, and Li, JS. "Frequency of infective endocarditis among infants and children with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia." Pediatrics 115, no. 1 (January 2005): e15-e19.

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15601815
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Baddour, LM, Wilson, WR, Bayer, AS, Jr, VGF, Bolger, AF, Levison, ME, Ferrieri, P, Gerber, MA, Tani, LY, Gewitz, MH, Tong, DC, Steckelberg, JM, Baltimore, RS, Shulman, ST, Burns, JC, Falace, DA, Newburger, JW, Pallasch, TJ, Takahashi, M, and Taubert, KA. "Infective endocarditis: Diagnosis, antimicrobial therapy, and management of complications a statement for healthcare professionals from the Committee on Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis, and Kawasaki Disease, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, and the Councils on Clinical Cardiology, Stroke, and Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia, American Heart Association - Executive summary." Circulation 111, no. 23 (2005): 3167-3184.

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Shah, PM, Chu, VH, Cabell, CH, Corey, GR, Miro, JM, Stryjewski, ME, Pappas, P, Habib, G, and Jr, VGF. "Classification of community-acquired endocarditis due to coagulase-negative staphylococci [4] (multiple letters)." Clinical Infectious Diseases 40, no. 11 (2005): 1704-1705.

PMID
15889379
Scholars@Duke

Chikamori, T, Lorber, M, and Jr, VGF. "Endocarditis from Staphylococcus aureus [4] (multiple letters)." Journal of the American Medical Association 294, no. 23 (2005): 2972-2973.

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16414943
Scholars@Duke

Anguera, I, Miro, JM, Vilacosta, I, Almirante, B, Anguita, M, Muñoz, P, Roman, JAS, Alarcon, AD, Ripoll, T, Navas, E, Gonzalez-Juanatey, C, Cabell, CH, Sarria, C, Garcia-Bolao, I, Fariñas, MC, Leta, R, Rufi, G, Miralles, F, Pare, C, Evangelista, A, Jr, VGF, Mestres, CA, Lazzari, ED, and Guma, JR. "Aorto-cavitary fistulous tract formation in infective endocarditis: Clinical and echocardiographic features of 76 cases and risk factors for mortality." European Heart Journal 26, no. 3 (2005): 288-297.

PMID
15618052
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Chu, VH, Cabell, CH, Abrutyn, E, Corey, GR, Hoen, B, Miro, JM, Olaison, L, Stryjewski, ME, Pappas, P, Anstrom, KJ, Eykyn, S, Habib, G, Benito, N, Fowler, VG, and International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database Study Group, . "Native valve endocarditis due to coagulase-negative staphylococci: report of 99 episodes from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database." Clinical Infectious Diseases: an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 39, no. 10 (November 2004): 1527-1530.

PMID
15546091
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Aksoy, O, Cabell, H, Fowler, VG, Wang, A, Chu, V, Pappas, P, Anstrom, KJ, Engemann, JJ, Woods, C, Corey, RG, and Sexton, DJ. "Predictors of long-term mortality in patients with infective endocarditis (IE): A propensity score analysis." October 26, 2004.

Scholars@Duke

Chu, VH, Cabell, H, Friedman, JY, Reed, SD, Griffiths, RI, Kaye, KS, Crosslin, DR, Masselink, LE, Stryjewski, ME, Engemann, JJ, Reller, LB, Schulman, KA, Corey, GR, and Fowler, VG. "The clinical and economic impact of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in patients with cardiovascular devices." October 26, 2004.

Scholars@Duke

Fowler, VG, Mahlbaier, LH, Ferguson, TB, Edwards, FH, and Peterson, ED. "Clinical predictors of major infections following coronary artery bypass surgery." October 26, 2004.

Scholars@Duke

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