Elaine E. Eyster, MD, FACP

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Elaine E. Eyster, MD, FACP
Hematology

Academic Appointments

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

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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.

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Professional Education

Education

Medical School, Duke University School of Medicine - 1960

Fellowship

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

Residency

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.

Awards

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