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

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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28623421
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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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27769591
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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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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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27097819
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Bang, D, Xu, J, Keenan, R, Pike, V, Lehmann, R, Tenner, C, Crittenden, D, Pillinger, M, and Krasnokutsky, S. "Cardiovascular Disease Prevalence in Patients with Osteoarthritis, Gout, or Both." Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013) 74, no. 2 (June 2016): 113-118.

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27281314
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Fisher, MC, Pillinger, MH, and Keenan, RT. "Inpatient gout: a review." Current rheumatology reports 16, no. 11 (November 2014): 458-. (Review)

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25304216
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Bakris, GL, Doghramji, PP, Keenan, RT, and Silber, SH. "CaseBook challenges: Managing gout, hyperuricemia and comorbidities -- dialogue with the experts." The American journal of medicine 127, no. 1 (January 1, 2014).

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