P.Bart Duell, MD

  • Degrees:
    MD: Oregon Health & Science University, 1983
  • Residency:
    Internal Medicine: University of Chicago and Oregon Health & Science University
  • Fellowship:
    Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition-University of Washington, Seattle


  • Biosketch:
    Dr. Duell's special areas of interest include lipid disorders (e.g. high cholesterol), metabolic disorders, homocysteine metabolism, prevention of atherosclerosis (heart disease), diabetes, endocrinology and management of obesity. He currently serves as the director of OHSU`s Metabolic Disorders Clinic. He received his medical degree from OHSU in 1983, and completed his Medicine residency at OHSU and the University of Chicago. He completed his Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Duell is Director of the OHSU Lipid-Atherosclerosis Laboratory, and is board certified in Internal Medicine (1986), and Endocrinology and Metabolism (1989).
  • Recent Publications:

    Malinow MR, Duell PB, Williams MA, Kruger WD, Evans AA, Anderson PH, Block PC, Hess DL, Upson BM, Graf EE, Irvin-Jones A, Wang L. Short-term folic acid supplementation induces variable and paradoxical changes in plasma homocyst(e)ine concentrations. Lipids. 2001;36 Suppl:S27-32.

    Kario K, Duell PB, Matsuo T, Sakata T, Kato H, Shimada K, Miyata T. High plasma homocyst(e)ine levels in elderly Japanese patients are associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk independently from markers of coagulation activation and endothelial cell damage. Atherosclerosis. 2001 Aug;157(2):441-9.

    Malinow MR, Duell PB, Irvin-Jones A, Upson BM, Graf EE. Increased plasma homocyst(e)ine after withdrawal of ready-to-eat breakfast cereal from the diet: prevention by breakfast cereal providing 200 microg folic acid. J Am Coll Nutr. 2000 Aug;19(4):452-7.

    Kruger WD, Evans AA, Wang L, Malinow MR, Duell PB, Anderson PH, Block PC, Hess DL, Graf EE, Upson B. Polymorphisms in the CBS gene associated with decreased risk of coronary artery disease and increased responsiveness to total homocysteine lowering by folic acid. Mol Genet Metab. 2000 May;70(1):53-60.

    Duell PB, Malinow MR: Homocysteine as a risk factor for coronary artery disease. In: Homocysteine and vascular disease. Ed: Robinson K. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordecht,The Netherlands 2000;173-202.

    Duell PB, Illingworth DR, Connor WE: Disorders of lipoprotein metabolism. In: Endocrinology and Metabolism, 4th edition, Felig P, Baxter JD, Broadus AE, Frohman LA, eds., New York: McGraw Hill, 2001;993-1075.

    Duell PB: New onset of nocturnal seizures in a 69 year-old man. In: 110 Puzzling Cases of Epilepsy, Dieter Schmidt and Steven C. Schachter, eds; Martin Dunitz, London 2002:102-105.

    Duell PB and Steiner RD: Inborn errors of metabolism: Disorders of plasma lipids and lipoproteins. In: Forfar and Arneils Textbook of Pediatrics, 6th edition, McIntosh, Helms & Smyth, eds., Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, Elsevier Limited 2003;1210-1220.

    Duell PB. Bariatric surgery for morbid obesity. JAMA. 2003 Apr 9;289(14):1779; author reply 1779.

    Gerhard GT, Ahmann A, Meeuws K, McMurry MP, Duell PB, Connor WE: Effects of ad lib low fat and high monounsaturated fat diets on dyslipidemia, body weight, and glycemia in type 2 diabetes. Am J Clin Nutr 2004;80:668-673

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