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 12/13/2019

    Freeman JV, Shrader P, Pieper KS, Allen LA, Chan PS, Fonarow GC, Gersh BJ, Kowey PR, Mahaffey KW, Naccarelli G, Reiffel JA, Singer DE, Go AS, Hylek EM, Steinberg BA, Peterson ED, Piccini JP. Outcomes and Anticoagulation Use After Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2019 Dec; 12(12):e007612. PMID: 31830822.

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  • Published on 11/21/2019

    Dalgaard F, Mulder H, Wojdyla DM, Lopes RD, Held C, Alexander JH, De Caterina R, Washam JB, Hylek EM, Garcia DA, Gersh BJ, Wallentin L, Granger CB, Al-Khatib SM. Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Taking Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Oral Anticoagulants in the ARISTOTLE Trial. Circulation. 2020 Jan 07; 141(1):10-20. PMID: 31747786.

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  • Published on 11/7/2019

    Berglund E, Wallentin L, Oldgren J, Renlund H, Alexander JH, Granger CB, Hohnloser SH, Hylek EM, Lopes RD, McMurray JJ, Lytsy P. Effects of apixaban compared with warfarin as gain in event-free time - a novel assessment of the results of the ARISTOTLE trial. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2019 Nov 07; 2047487319886959. PMID: 31698965.

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  • Published on 10/8/2019

    Eikelboom JW, van Ryn J, Reilly P, Hylek EM, Elsaesser A, Glund S, Pollack CV, Weitz JI. Dabigatran Reversal With Idarucizumab in Patients With Renal Impairment. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Oct 08; 74(14):1760-1768. PMID: 31582135.

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  • Published on 7/3/2019

    Pokorney SD, Holmes DN, Thomas L, Fonarow GC, Kowey PR, Reiffel JA, Singer DE, Freeman JV, Gersh BJ, Mahaffey KW, Hylek EM, Naccarelli GV, Ezekowitz MD, Piccini JP, Peterson ED. Association Between Warfarin Control Metrics and Atrial Fibrillation Outcomes in the Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation. JAMA Cardiol. 2019 Jul 03. PMID: 31268487.

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  • Published on 7/2/2019

    Hylek EM, Anania FA. Oral Anticoagulants in Liver Disease: Not Child's Play. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 Jul 02; 73(25):3309-3311. PMID: 31248552.

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  • Published on 7/1/2019

    GuimarĂ£es PO, Lopes RD, Alexander JH, Thomas L, Hellkamp AS, Hijazi Z, Hylek EM, Gersh BJ, Garcia DA, Verheugt FWA, Hanna M, Flaker G, Vinereanu D, Granger CB. International normalized ratio control and subsequent clinical outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation using warfarin. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2019 Jul; 48(1):27-34. PMID: 30972712.

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  • Published on 5/7/2019

    Perino AC, Shrader P, Turakhia MP, Ansell JE, Gersh BJ, Fonarow GC, Go AS, Kaiser DW, Hylek EM, Kowey PR, Singer DE, Thomas L, Steinberg BA, Peterson ED, Piccini JP, Mahaffey KW. Comparison of Patient-Reported Care Satisfaction, Quality of Warfarin Therapy, and Outcomes of Atrial Fibrillation: Findings From the ORBIT - AF Registry. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 May 07; 8(9):e011205. PMID: 31023126.

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  • Published on 4/1/2019

    Washam JB, Hohnloser SH, Lopes RD, Wojdyla DM, Vinereanu D, Alexander JH, Gersh BJ, Hanna M, Horowitz J, Hylek EM, Xavier D, Verheugt FWA, Wallentin L, Granger CB. Interacting medication use and the treatment effects of apixaban versus warfarin: results from the ARISTOTLE Trial. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2019 Apr; 47(3):345-352. PMID: 30790160.

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  • Published on 2/23/2019

    Vemulapalli S, Inohara T, Kim S, Thomas L, Piccini JP, Patel MR, Chang P, Fonarow GC, Ezekowitz MD, Hylek E, Go AS, Kowey PR, Mahaffey KW, Gersh BJ, Peterson ED. Blood Pressure Control and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (From the ORBIT-AF Registry). Am J Cardiol. 2019 May 15; 123(10):1628-1636. PMID: 30846214.

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