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David Lee Simel

Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Room C8010, Durham VA Med Ct., 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705


Chief, Medical Service, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Appropriateness of diagnostic test use, including not just traditional laboratory and radiographic tests, but also the clinical examination. Editor of the "Rational Clinical Examination Series" published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Metaanalysis of diagnostic test studies

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor Emeritus of Medicine · 2023 - Present Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Medicine
Vice-Chair for Veterans Affairs in the Department of Medicine · 2007 - Present Medicine, Clinical Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

Duke University · 1990 M.S.
Duke University · 1980 M.D.