Catherine Rahilly-Tierney, MD

Adjunct Instructor, Medicine

Catherine Rahilly-Tierney


Dr. Rahilly-Tierney, MD is a practicing Internist in Jamaica Plain, MA. Dr. Rahilly-Tierney graduated from University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry in 2002 and has been in practice for 16 years. She currently practices at VA Boston Healthcare System and is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and VA Boston Healthcare System West Roxbury.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA


  • Published on 11/1/2021

    Rahilly-Tierney C, Altincatal A, Agan A, Albert S, Ergas R, Larochelle L, Yu J. Linking Ambulance Trip and Emergency Department Surveillance Data on Opioid-Related Overdose, Massachusetts, 2017. Public Health Rep. 2021 Nov-Dec; 136(1_suppl):47S-53S. PMID: 34726977.

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  • Published on 5/12/2018

    Ofman P, Hoffmeister P, Kaloupek DG, Gagnon DR, Peralta A, Djousse L, Gaziano JM, Rahilly-Tierney CR. Posttraumatic stress disorder and mortality in VA patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators. Clin Cardiol. 2018 May; 41(5):652-659. PMID: 29532498.

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  • Published on 8/17/2017

    Duh QY, Busaidy NL, Rahilly-Tierney C, Gharib H, Randolph G. A Systematic Review of the Methods of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies of the Afirma Gene Expression Classifier. Thyroid. 2017 10; 27(10):1215-1222. PMID: 28741442.

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  • Published on 7/1/2017

    Duh QY, Rahilly-Tierney C, Gharib H. Exclusion of Eligible Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules in Estimates of Negative Predictive Value for the Gene Expression Classifier. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017 07 01; 143(7):737-738. PMID: 28448653.

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  • Published on 4/6/2015

    Rahilly-Tierney C, Walton SM. Cost-effectiveness of the 70-gene signature versus adjuvant! Online and systematic chemotherapy for risk stratification of patients with node-negative breast cancer: does accuracy matter? J Clin Oncol. 2015 May 10; 33(14):1628-9. PMID: 25847938.

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  • Published on 6/30/2014

    Ofman P, Petrone AB, Peralta A, Hoffmeister P, Albert CM, Djousse L, Gaziano JM, Rahilly-Tierney CR. Aspirin use and risk of atrial fibrillation in the Physicians' Health Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Jun 30; 3(4). PMID: 24980132.

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  • Published on 3/20/2013

    Ofman P, Khawaja O, Rahilly-Tierney CR, Peralta A, Hoffmeister P, Reynolds MR, Gaziano JM, Djousse L. Regular physical activity and risk of atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Apr; 6(2):252-6. PMID: 23515264.

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  • Published on 11/4/2012

    Ofman P, Rahilly-Tierney C, Djousse L, Peralta A, Hoffmeister P, Gaziano JM, Weiss A, Lotan C, Rosenheck S. Pacing system malfunction is a rare cause of hospital admission for syncope in patients with a permanent pacemaker. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2013 Jan; 36(1):109-12. PMID: 23121111.

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  • Published on 4/3/2012

    Rahilly-Tierney C, Sesso HD, Michael Gaziano J, Djoussé L. High-density lipoprotein and mortality before age 90 in male physicians. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2012 May; 5(3):381-6. PMID: 22474245.

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  • Published on 3/8/2012

    Rahilly-Tierney C, Vokonas P, Gaziano JM, Spiro A. Lifestyle change and high-density lipoprotein change: the US Department of Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. Clin Cardiol. 2012; 35(7):437-42. PMID: 22407520.

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