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David Franklin Kong

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Cardiology
Duke Box 3850, Durham, NC 27710
Durham Centre Suite 643, 300 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701


David F. Kong, M.D., A.M., D.M.T., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center and Co-Director of the Cardiovascular Late Phase 3 and Devices Unit at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. An interventional cardiologist at Duke Hospital and a faculty member in the Duke Center for Healthcare Informatics, Dr. Kong specializes in cardiovascular informatics research and integration of evidence from cardiovascular clinical trials. Dr. Kong graduated magna cum laude from HarvardUniversity, where he also received a master’s degree in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. He received his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and was a resident on the Osler Medical Service at the JohnsHopkinsHospital. He completed fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine at DukeUniversity before joining the Duke faculty.  Dr. Kong is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and interventional cardiology. He is a Certified Diver Medic, Master Diver, and Dive Medical Examiner, and has been elected Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of Medicine · 2021 - Present Medicine, Cardiology, Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute · 1996 - Present Duke Clinical Research Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Johns Hopkins University · 1993 M.D.