Vance Garrison Fowler, MD

Professor of Medicine
Florence McAlister Distinguished 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

Determinants of Outcome in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia
Antibacterial Resistance
Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections
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


Stryjewski, Martin E., Vivian H. Chu, William D. O’Riordan, Brian L. Warren, Lala M. Dunbar, David M. Young, Marc Vallée, et al. “Telavancin versus standard therapy for treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections caused by gram-positive bacteria: FAST 2 study.” Antimicrob Agents Chemother 50, no. 3 (March 2006): 862–67.

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Kanafani, Zeina A., and Vance G. Fowler. “[Staphylococcus aureus infections: new challenges from an old pathogen].” Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 24, no. 3 (March 2006): 182–93.

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Liao, L., D. F. Kong, Z. Samad, P. A. Pappas, J. G. Jollis, S. S. Lin, A. Wang, et al. “Echocardiographic risk-stratification for early surgery in patients with endocarditis is a cost-attractive alternative to standard care.” In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 47:280A-280A. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, 2006.


Kourany, Wissam M., Jose M. Miro, Asuncion Moreno, G Ralph Corey, Paul A. Pappas, Elias Abrutyn, Bruno Hoen, et al. “Influence of diabetes mellitus on the clinical manifestations and prognosis of infective endocarditis: a report from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Merged Database.” Scand J Infect Dis, 2006.

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Chu, Vivian H., David R. Crosslin, Joelle Y. Friedman, Shelby D. Reed, Christopher H. Cabell, Robert I. Griffiths, Leah E. Masselink, et al. “Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in patients with prosthetic devices: costs and outcomes.” Am J Med 118, no. 12 (December 2005): 1416.

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Anderson, Deverick J., William Fangman, Vance G. Fowler, G Ralph Corey, and Daniel J. Sexton. “A returning traveler with fever and rash.” Clin Infect Dis 41, no. 10 (November 15, 2005): 1453–1530.

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Cabell, Christopher H., Elias Abrutyn, Vance G. Fowler, Bruno Hoen, Jose M. Miro, G Ralph Corey, Lars Olaison, et al. “Use of surgery in patients with native valve infective endocarditis: results from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Merged Database.” Am Heart J 150, no. 5 (November 2005): 1092–98.

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Wang, Andrew, Paul Pappas, Kevin J. Anstrom, Elias Abrutyn, Vance G. Fowler, Bruno Hoen, Jose M. Miro, et al. “The use and effect of surgical therapy for prosthetic valve infective endocarditis: a propensity analysis of a multicenter, international cohort.” Am Heart J 150, no. 5 (November 2005): 1086–91.

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