Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Role of patient- and surgery-specific risk in receipt of outpatient preoperative testingPerioperative Care and Operating Room Management.  10:18-26. 2018
2017 Can Appealing to Patient Altruism Reduce Overuse of Health Care Services? An Experimental SurveyJournal of General Internal Medicine.  32:732-738. 2017
2017 Effect of Prescription Drug Coupons on Statin Utilization and Expenditures: A Retrospective Cohort StudyPharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy.  37:12-24. 2017
2017 Surgeons' views on preoperative medical evaluation: a qualitative study.Perioperative Medicine.  6:16. 2017
2017 The Language of Stewardship: Is the “Low-Value” Label Overused?Mayo Clinic Proceedings.  92:11-14. 2017
2016 Navigating ethical tensions in high-value care educationJournal of the American Medical Association.  316:2189-2190. 2016
2016 What is the rationale for preoperative medical evaluations? A closer look at surgical risk and common terminologyBritish Journal of Anaesthesia.  117:681-684. 2016
2016 In replyJournal of the American Medical Association.  315:2734-2735. 2016
2016 Prevalence and cost of office visits prior to colonoscopy for colon cancer screeningJournal of the American Medical Association.  315:514-515. 2016
2015 Cost Containment and Patient Well-BeingJournal of General Internal Medicine.  30:701-702. 2015
2015 Ethics in the use of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in adultsResuscitation.  91:73-75. 2015
2015 Impact of Out-of-Pocket Spending Caps on Financial Burden of those with Group Health InsuranceJournal of General Internal Medicine.  30:683-688. 2015
2015 Why is there no generic insulin? historical origins of a modern problemNew England Journal of Medicine.  372:1171-1175. 2015
2015 Comparing employer-sponsored and federal exchange plans: Wide variations in cost sharing for prescription drugsHealth Affairs.  34:467-476. 2015
2015 In replyJournal of the American Medical Association.  313:728-729. 2015
2015 The Role of Professional Societies in Limiting Indication CreepJournal of General Internal Medicine.  30:249-252. 2015
2015 The health care 'iron triangle'Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  82:334. 2015
2014 Overcoming barriers to discussing out-of-pocket costs with patientsJAMA Internal Medicine.  174:849-850. 2014
2014 Providing price displays for physicians which price is right?Journal of the American Medical Association.  312:1631-1632. 2014
2012 Relationship Between Time of First Publication and Subsequent Publication Success Among Non-PhD Physician-Scientists.Journal of graduate medical education.  4:196-201. 2012
2011 Discordant thymectomy in identical twins concordant for myasthenia gravisAnnals of Internal Medicine.  155:478-479. 2011
2007 Advances in the subcritical, gas-cooled, fast transmutation reactor conceptNuclear Technology.  159:72-105. 2007

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Duke University 2010
  • Master of Public Health in Health / Health Care Administration / Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2009
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Nuclear Radiology Residency Program, Georgia Institute of Technology 2006
  • Duke University School of Medicine, Residency 2013
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2016
  • Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015
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  • Kevin Riggs
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