Dr. Elaine Hylek, MD
Primary Care Doctor
Dr. Elaine Hylek is a warm and trusted primary care doctor based in Boston, MA. Dr. Hylek earned her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She completed both her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in general internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Hylek has received a master’s degree in health education and administration from the University of Pittsburgh and a master’s in public health from Harvard University. Dr. Hylek is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is affiliated with Boston Medical Center. She is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Society of General Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians, and American Heart Association. In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, Dr. Hylek offers a range of acute, chronic, and preventative medical care services. She is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient’s complaint and adapts her consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns.
- Anthem Blue Cross
- Primary Care Doctor
- Boston Medical Center
Education and training
- Medical School - University of Pittsburgh, Doctor of Medicine
- Massachusetts General Hospital (Internship)
- Massachusetts General Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
- Massachusetts General Hospital, Fellowship in General Internal Medicine
- University of Pittsburgh, Master’s in Health Education and Administration
- Harvard University, Master’s in Public Health
- Pennsylvania State University (Bachelor’s)
- Massachusetts Medical Society
- Society of General Internal Medicine
- American College of Physicians
- American Heart Association
- International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
Awards and publications
- Hylek EM, Singer DE. Risk factors for intracranial hemorrhage in outpatients taking warfarin. Ann Intern Med 1994;120: 897-902.
- Hylek EM, Skates S, Sheehan M, Singer DE. An analysis of the lowest effective intensity of prophylactic anticoagulation for patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation. NEJM 1996;335:540-546.
- 2010 - Affinity Research Collaborative, joint presentation with Dr. Emelia Benjamin, “Atrial Fibrillation Risk and Cohort Development in an Urban Care Center,” Boston University School of Medicine.
- 2011 - Award, abstract, Best of American Heart Association Specialty Conferences, top 10 percent of accepted abstracts, “Hospital Transfer of Ischemic Stroke Patients: Prevalence and Outcomes,” AHA Quality and Clinical Outcomes Research.
- 2002 - Partners in Excellence Award in recognition of outstanding performance and commitment to excellence, Partners HealthCare System, Boston, MA
Adult Primary Care
Boston Medical Center
725 Albany St, 6th Floor, Suite 6C, Shapiro Center
Boston, MA 02118