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
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


Cabell, Christopher H., G Ralph Corey, Bruno Hoen, Jose M. Miro, Diana Iarussi, Christine Selton-Suty, Andrew Wang, et al. “1143-136 Prosthetic valve endocarditis: Report of 214 cases from the intracardiac echocardiography prospective cohort study.” In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 43:A437–A437. Elsevier BV, 2004.

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Cabell, Christopher H., Stamatios Lerakis, Christine Selton-Suty, Andrew Wang, Vance G. Fowler, Gilbert Habib, Carlos Mestres, et al. “868-2 Cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes in patients with definite endocarditis: The international collaboration on endocarditis - prospective cohort study.” In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 43:A441–A441. Elsevier BV, 2004.

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Benjamin, Daniel K., Jose M. Miro, Bruno Hoen, William J. Steinbach, Vance G. Fowler, Lars Olaison, Gilbert Habib, et al. “Candida endocarditis: contemporary cases from the International Collaboration of Infectious Endocarditis Merged Database (ICE-mD).” Scand J Infect Dis 36, no. 6–7 (2004): 453–55.

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Cabell, C. H., S. Lerakis, C. Selton-Suty, A. Wang, V. G. Fowler, G. Habib, C. Mestres, et al. “Cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes in patients with definite endocarditis: Findings from 1024 patients in the ICE prospective cohort study.” In Circulation, 108:432–432. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2003.


Jin, Tao, Maria Bokarewa, Lauren McIntyre, Andrej Tarkowski, G Ralph Corey, L Barth Reller, and Vance G. Fowler. “Fatal outcome of bacteraemic patients caused by infection with staphylokinase-deficient Staphylococcus aureus strains.” J Med Microbiol 52, no. Pt 10 (October 2003): 919–23.

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Río, Ana del, Ignasi Anguera, José M. Miró, Lluis Mont, Vance G. Fowler, Manel Azqueta, Carlos A. Mestres, and Carlos A. Hospital Clínic Endocarditis Study Group. “Surgical treatment of pacemaker and defibrillator lead endocarditis: the impact of electrode lead extraction on outcome.” Chest 124, no. 4 (October 2003): 1451–59.

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Fowler, Vance G., Maren K. Olsen, G Ralph Corey, Christopher W. Woods, Christopher H. Cabell, L Barth Reller, Allen C. Cheng, Tara Dudley, and Eugene Z. Oddone. “Clinical identifiers of complicated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.” Arch Intern Med 163, no. 17 (September 22, 2003): 2066–72.

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Cabell, Christopher H., and Vance G. Fowler. “Vegetations in endocarditis: big is bad, but is there more to it?” Am Heart J 146, no. 2 (August 2003): 189–90.

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Fowler, Vance G., Keith S. Kaye, David L. Simel, Christopher H. Cabell, Douglas McClachlan, Peter K. Smith, Scott Levin, et al. “Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia after median sternotomy: clinical utility of blood culture results in the identification of postoperative mediastinitis.” Circulation 108, no. 1 (July 8, 2003): 73–78.

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