Elaine M. Hylek, MD

Professor, Medicine

Elaine Hylek
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center


Expertise includes: Arterial Thrombosis; Venous Thrombosis; Atrial Fibrillation; Safety and Effectiveness of Antithrombotic Therapy.

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
  • University of Pittsburgh, MS
  • Pennsylvania State University, BS

Classes Taught


  • Published on 11/1/2018

    Jackson LR, Kim S, Shrader P, Blanco R, Thomas L, Ezekowitz MD, Ansell J, Fonarow GC, Gersh BJ, Go AS, Kowey PR, Mahaffey KW, Hylek EM, Peterson ED, Piccini JP. Early therapeutic persistence on dabigatran versus warfarin therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation: results from the Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (ORBIT-AF) registry. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2018 Nov; 46(4):435-439. PMID: 30051164.

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  • Published on 9/12/2018

    Christersson C, Wallentin L, Andersson U, Alexander JH, Alings M, De Caterina R, Gersh BJ, Granger CB, Halvorsen S, Hanna M, Huber K, Hylek EM, Lopes RD, Oh BH, Siegbahn A. Effect of apixaban compared with warfarin on coagulation markers in atrial fibrillation. Heart. 2018 Sep 12. PMID: 30209126.

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  • Published on 8/14/2018

    Horowitz JD, De Caterina R, Heresztyn T, Alexander JH, Andersson U, Lopes RD, Steg PG, Hylek EM, Mohan P, Hanna M, Jansky P, Granger CB, Wallentin L. Asymmetric and Symmetric Dimethylarginine Predict Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: An ARISTOTLE Substudy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Aug 14; 72(7):721-733. PMID: 30092948.

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  • Published on 8/1/2018

    Ko D, Razouki Z, Otis J, Marulanda-Londoño E, Hylek EM. Anticoagulation reversal in vitamin K antagonist-associated intracerebral hemorrhage: a systematic review. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2018 Aug; 46(2):227-237. PMID: 29687299.

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  • Published on 7/25/2018

    O'Brien EC, Holmes DN, Thomas L, Singer DE, Fonarow GC, Mahaffey KW, Kowey PR, Hylek EM, Pokorney SD, Ansell JE, Pencina MJ, Peterson ED, Piccini JP. Incremental prognostic value of renal function for stroke prediction in atrial fibrillation. Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jul 25. PMID: 30144994.

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  • Published on 6/9/2018

    O'Brien EC, Holmes DN, Thomas L, Fonarow GC, Kowey PR, Ansell JE, Mahaffey KW, Gersh BJ, Peterson ED, Piccini JP, Hylek EM. Therapeutic Strategies Following Major, Clinically Relevant Nonmajor, and Nuisance Bleeding in Atrial Fibrillation: Findings From ORBIT-AF. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Jun 09; 7(12). PMID: 29886422.

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  • Published on 6/6/2018

    Durheim MT, Holmes DN, Blanco RG, Allen LA, Chan PS, Freeman JV, Fonarow GC, Go AS, Hylek EM, Mahaffey KW, Pokorney SD, Reiffel JA, Singer DE, Peterson ED, Piccini JP. Characteristics and outcomes of adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and atrial fibrillation. Heart. 2018 Jun 06. PMID: 29875139.

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  • Published on 6/5/2018

    Sharma A, Hijazi Z, Andersson U, Al-Khatib SM, Lopes RD, Alexander JH, Held C, Hylek EM, Leonardi S, Hanna M, Ezekowitz JA, Siegbahn A, Granger CB, Wallentin L. The Use of Biomarkers to Predict Specific Causes of Death in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Insights from the ARISTOTLE Trial. Circulation. 2018 Jun 05. PMID: 29871978.

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  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Lopes RD, Guimarães PO, Crowther M, Hylek E, Feitosa-Filho GS, Ritt LE, Filgueiras N, Garcia DA. Highlights from the Tenth International Symposium of Thrombosis and Anticoagulation (ISTA X), September 22 and 23, 2017, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2018 May; 45(4):578-587. PMID: 29524111.

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  • Published on 4/20/2018

    O'Brien EC, Holmes DN, Thomas LE, Fonarow GC, Allen LA, Gersh BJ, Kowey PR, Singer DE, Ezekowitz MD, Naccarelli GV, Ansell JE, Chan PS, Mahaffey KW, Go AS, Freeman JV, Reiffel JA, Peterson ED, Piccini JP, Hylek EM. Prognostic Significance of Nuisance Bleeding in Anticoagulated Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Circulation. 2018 Apr 20. PMID: 29678813.

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