Elaine E. Eyster, MD, FACP

Elaine E. Eyster, MD, FACP

Academic Appointments

Director, Hemophilia Program
Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Pathology
Medical Director, Hemostasis and Special Coagulation Laboratories

Call for an appointment

Are you a physician or provider?

Refer a Patient

About Me

Dr. Eyster received her medical degree from Duke University, School of Medicine in 1960 and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center (currently known as New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center) in 1963. She remained at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, where she completed a fellowship in hematology in 1966.

Dr. Eyster joined the medical staff at Penn State Hershey Medical Center in 1970. She served as Chief of the Division of Hematology from 1973-1995, and has been the Director of the Hemophilia Program and Medical Director of the Special Hematology/Coagulation laboratory since 1973. Her clinical and laboratory interests are disorders of bleeding and clotting, and the anemias.


Accepted Insurances

We accept a variety of health insurance plans and will submit claims on your behalf. Certain coverage restrictions may apply based on your individual benefit package.

View Accepted Insurances

Professional Education


Medical School, Duke University School of Medicine - 1960


Fellowship, Hematology New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center - 1966


Residency, Internal Medicine New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center - 1963

Research Interests

  • Inhibitor development in persons with hemophilia, epidemiology and natural history of transfusion acquired HIV and Hepatitis C virus infections in persons with hemophilia.


  • Distinguished Medical Alumnus Award Duke University 2011
  • Distinguished Professorship in Medicine and Pathology