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

  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University


  • 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 4/30/2020

    Røsjø H, Hijazi Z, Omland T, Westerbergh J, Lyngbakken MN, Alexander JH, Gersh BJ, Granger CB, Hylek EM, Lopes RD, Siegbahn A, Wallentin L. Cardiac troponin is associated with cardiac outcomes in men and women with atrial fibrillation, insights from the ARISTOTLE trial. J Intern Med. 2020 Apr 30. PMID: 32350915.

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  • Published on 4/16/2020

    Steinberg BA, Holmes DN, Pieper K, Allen LA, Chan PS, Ezekowitz MD, Freeman JV, Fonarow GC, Gersh BJ, Hylek EM, Kowey PR, Mahaffey KW, Naccarelli G, Reiffel J, Singer DE, Peterson ED, Piccini JP. Factors Associated With Large Improvements in Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Results From ORBIT-AF. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2020 May; 13(5):e007775. PMID: 32298144.

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  • Published on 1/7/2020

    Inohara T, Holmes DN, Pieper K, Blanco RG, Allen LA, Fonarow GC, Gersh BJ, Hylek EM, Ezekowitz MD, Kowey PR, Reiffel JA, Naccarelli GV, Chan PS, Mahaffey KW, Singer DE, Freeman JV, Steinberg BA, Peterson ED, Piccini JP. Decline in renal function and oral anticoagulation dose reduction among patients with atrial fibrillation. Heart. 2020 Mar; 106(5):358-364. PMID: 31911503.

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  • 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 12; 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 10 08; 74(14):1760-1768. PMID: 31582135.

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  • Published on 8/1/2019

    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 Aug 01; 4(8):756-764. 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 07 02; 73(25):3309-3311. PMID: 31248552.

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  • Published on 7/1/2019

    Guimarães 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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