Robert Thomas Keenan, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 4022 Hospital South, Box 3544, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-4499
Email address robert.keenan@duke.edu

Dr. Keenan's research interests include crystal arthropathies, with a focus on gout, and associated co-morbidities; seronegative arthritis and spondylarthropathies; and inflammatory eye disease.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Joint Diseases, Medicine, New York University, 2007 - 2009
  • Resident, Medicine, Saint Louis University, 2004 - 2007
  • M.D., St. George's University School of Medicine (West Indies), 2004

Publications

Finn, AP, Thomas, AS, Stinnett, SS, Keenan, RT, Grewal, DS, and Jaffe, GJ. "The role of cystoid macular edema as a marker in the progression of non-paraneoplastic autoimmune retinopathy." Graefe'S Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology = Albrecht Von Graefes Archiv Fur Klinische Und Experimentelle Ophthalmologie 256, no. 10 (October 2018): 1867-1873.

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30128606
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Pagidipati, NJ, Clare, RM, Keenan, RT, Chiswell, K, Roe, MT, and Hess, CN. "Association of Gout With Long-Term Cardiovascular Outcomes Among Patients With Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 16 (August 2018): e009328-null.

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Slobodnick, A, Krasnokutsky, S, Lehmann, RA, Keenan, RT, Quach, J, Francois, F, and Pillinger, MH. "Decreased colorectal atypia among a cohort of gout patients." Scandinavian journal of rheumatology 47, no. 1 (January 2018): 81-82.

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28649919
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Modjinou, DV, Krasnokutsky, S, Gyftopoulos, S, Pike, VC, Karis, E, Keenan, RT, Lee, K, Crittenden, DB, Samuels, J, and Pillinger, MH. "Comparison of dual-energy CT, ultrasound and surface measurement for assessing tophus dissolution during rapid urate debulking." Clinical Rheumatology 36, no. 9 (September 2017): 2101-2107.

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Berhanu, AA, Krasnokutsky, S, Keenan, RT, and Pillinger, MH. "Pegloticase failure and a possible solution: Immunosuppression to prevent intolerance and inefficacy in patients with gout." Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism 46, no. 6 (June 2017): 754-758.

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Bardin, T, Keenan, RT, Khanna, PP, Kopicko, J, Fung, M, Bhakta, N, Adler, S, Storgard, C, Baumgartner, S, and So, A. "Lesinurad in combination with allopurinol: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study in patients with gout with inadequate response to standard of care (the multinational CLEAR 2 study)." Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 76, no. 5 (May 2017): 811-820.

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Pagidipati, NJ, Hess, CN, Clare, RM, Akerblom, A, Tricoci, P, Wojdyla, D, Keenan, RT, James, S, Held, C, Mahaffey, KW, Klein, AB, Wallentin, L, and Roe, MT. "An examination of the relationship between serum uric acid level, a clinical history of gout, and cardiovascular outcomes among patients with acute coronary syndrome." American Heart Journal 187 (May 2017): 53-61.

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28454808
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Keenan, RT. "Limitations of the Current Standards of Care for Treating Gout and Crystal Deposition in the Primary Care Setting: A Review." Clinical Therapeutics 39, no. 2 (February 2017): 430-441. (Review)

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28089200
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Jaffe, GJ, Lin, P, Keenan, RT, Ashton, P, Skalak, C, and Stinnett, SS. "Injectable Fluocinolone Acetonide Long-Acting Implant for Noninfectious Intermediate Uveitis, Posterior Uveitis, and Panuveitis: Two-Year Results." Ophthalmology 123, no. 9 (September 2016): 1940-1948.

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Keenan, RT, and Schlesinger, N. "New and Pipeline Drugs for Gout." Current rheumatology reports 18, no. 6 (June 2016): 32-. (Review)

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