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

Baddour, LM, Wilson, WR, Bayer, AS, Fowler, VG, 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 (June 14, 2005): 3167-3184.

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Fowler, VG, Miro, JM, Hoen, B, Cabell, CH, Abrutyn, E, Rubinstein, E, Corey, GR, Spelman, D, Bradley, SF, Barsic, B, Pappas, PA, Anstrom, KJ, Wray, D, Fortes, CQ, Anguera, I, Athan, E, Jones, P, van der Meer, JTM, Elliott, TSJ, Levine, DP, Bayer, AS, and ICE Investigators, . "Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis: a consequence of medical progress." Jama 293, no. 24 (June 2005): 3012-3021.

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15972563
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Stryjewski, ME, O'Riordan, WD, Lau, WK, Pien, FD, Dunbar, LM, Vallee, M, Fowler, VG, Chu, VH, Spencer, E, Barriere, SL, Kitt, MM, Cabell, CH, Corey, GR, and FAST Investigator Group, . "Telavancin versus standard therapy for treatment of complicated skin and soft-tissue infections due to gram-positive bacteria." Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 40, no. 11 (June 2005): 1601-1607.

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15889357
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Engemann, JJ, Friedman, JY, Reed, SD, Griffiths, RI, Szczech, LA, Kaye, KS, Stryjewski, ME, Reller, LB, Schulman, KA, Corey, GR, and Fowler, VG. "Clinical outcomes and costs due to Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia among patients receiving long-term hemodialysis." Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26, no. 6 (June 2005): 534-539.

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16018428
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Baddour, LM, Wilson, WR, Bayer, AS, Fowler, VG, 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, Taubert, KA, Committee on Rheumatic Fever, Endocarditis, and Kawasaki Disease, , Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, , Councils on Clinical Cardiology, Stroke, and Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia, , American Heart Association, , and Infectious Diseases Society of America, . "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: endorsed by the Infectious Diseases Society of America." Circulation 111, no. 23 (June 2005): e394-e434.

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15956145
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Shah, PM. "Classification of community-acquired endocarditis due to coagulase-negative staphylococci." Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 40, no. 11 (June 2005): 1704-null. (Letter)

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15889379
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Fowler, VG, Justice, A, Moore, C, Benjamin, DK, Woods, CW, Campbell, S, Reller, LB, Corey, GR, Day, NPJ, and Peacock, SJ. "Risk factors for hematogenous complications of intravascular catheter-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia." Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America 40, no. 5 (March 2005): 695-703.

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15714415
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El-Ahdab, F, Benjamin, DK, Wang, A, Cabell, CH, Chu, VH, Stryjewski, ME, Corey, GR, Sexton, DJ, Reller, LB, and Fowler, VG. "Risk of endocarditis among patients with prosthetic valves and Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia." Am J Med 118, no. 3 (March 2005): 225-229.

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15745719
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Wang, A, Pappas, P, Anstrom, KJ, Abrutyn, E, Fowler, VG, Hoen, B, Miro, JM, Corey, GR, Olaison, L, Stafford, JA, Mestres, CA, and Cabell, CH. "The use and effect of surgical therapy for prosthetic valve infective endocarditis: A propensity analysis of a multicenter, international cohort." February 1, 2005.

Scholars@Duke

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.

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15756889
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