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Amir K. Jaffer, MD, MBA

  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital - Internal Medicine
Clinical Expertise:
  • Hospital medicine (no outpatient appointments)
  • Venous thromboembolism
Research Interests:
  • Perioperative anticoagulation management
  • Anticoagulants
  • Perioperative medicine
Languages Spoken:
  • Urdu
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Perioperative cardiovascular medicine: an update of the literature 2013-2014.
    Slawski BA, Cohn SL, Pfeifer KJ, Dutta S, Jaffer AK, Smetana GW
    Hosp Pract (1995)
    2014 Oct
  2. Risk factors for postoperative pulmonary complications: an update of the literature.
    Smetana GW, Pfeifer KJ, Slawski BA, Jaffer AK, Dutta S, Cohn SL
    Hosp Pract (1995)
    2014 Dec
  3. Perioperative anticoagulation and renal disease: an update.
    Dutta S, Jaffer AK, Slawski BA, Pfeifer KJ, Smetana GW, Cohn SL
    Hosp Pract (1995)
    2014 Dec
  4. Response.
    Kunz R, Spyropoulos AC, Spencer FA, Mayr M, Jaffer AK, Eckman MH, Dunn AS, Douketis JD
    2013 Oct 1
  5. Update in perioperative medicine 2013.
    Cohn SL, Mauck KF, Dutta S, Jaffer A, Smetana GW
    Hosp Pract (1995)
    2013 Oct
  6. Education Research: can my electronic health record teach me something?: A multi-institutional pilot study.
    Seifan A, Mandigo M, Price R, Galetta S, Jozefowicz R, Jaffer A, Symes S, Safdieh J, Isaacson RS
    2013 Mar 5
  7. [Hospital medicine in Chile].
    Eymin G, Jaffer AK
    Rev Med Chil
    2013 Mar
  8. Safety of Desirudin in Thrombosis Prevention After Total Knee Arthroplasty: The DESIR-ABLE Study.
    Jove M, Maslanka M, Minkowitz HS, Jaffer AK,
    Am J Ther
    2013 Jan 23
  9. Resuming anticoagulation in the first week following gastrointestinal tract hemorrhage: should we adopt a 4-day rule?
    Brotman DJ, Jaffer AK
    Arch. Intern. Med.
    2012 Oct 22
  10. Thromboprophylaxis in major knee and hip replacement surgery: a review.
    Eymin G, Jaffer AK
    J. Thromb. Thrombolysis
    2012 Nov
  11. Perioperative management of antithrombotic therapy: Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, 9th ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines.
    Douketis JD, Spyropoulos AC, Spencer FA, Mayr M, Jaffer AK, Eckman MH, Dunn AS, Kunz R,
    2012 Feb
    141(2 Suppl):e326S-50S.
  12. Update in perioperative medicine 2011.
    Grant PJ, Cohn SL, Jaffer AK, Smetana GW
    J Gen Intern Med
    2011 Nov
  13. Update in hospital medicine: studies likely to affect inpatient practice in 2011.
    Jaffer AK
    Cleve Clin J Med
    2011 Jul
  14. Transforming invasive bedside procedural instruction.
    Lenchus JD, Symes S, Jaffer A, Birnbach DJ
    Med Educ
    2010 May
  15. Variations in perioperative warfarin management: outcomes and practice patterns at nine hospitals.
    Jaffer AK, Brotman DJ, Bash LD, Mahmood SK, Lott B, White RH
    Am. J. Med.
    2010 Feb
  16. Update in perioperative medicine.
    Pfeifer K, Mauck KF, Cohn SL, Jaffer AK, Smetana GW
    J Gen Intern Med
    2010 Dec
  17. An academic center's delivery of care after the Haitian earthquake.
    Jaffer AK, Campo RE, Gaski G, Reyes M, Gebhard R, Ginzburg E, Kolber MA, Macdonald J, Falcone S, Green BA, Barreras-Pagan L, O'Neill WW
    Ann. Intern. Med.
    2010 Aug 17
  18. Perioperative anticoagulant management.
    Grant PJ, Brotman DJ, Jaffer AK
    Med. Clin. North Am.
    2009 Sep
  19. Perioperative management of warfarin and antiplatelet therapy.
    Jaffer AK
    Cleve Clin J Med
    2009 Nov
    76 Suppl 4:S37-44.
  20. ACP Journal Club. Selective decontamination of the digestive tract and selective oropharyngeal decontamination reduced mortality in the ICU.
    Dressler DD, Jaffer AK
    Ann. Intern. Med.
    2009 May 19
  21. Perioperative medicine update.
    Jaffer AK, Smetana GW, Cohn S, Slawski B
    J Gen Intern Med
    2009 Jul
  22. Perioperative anticoagulant management.
    Grant PJ, Brotman DJ, Jaffer AK
    Anesthesiol Clin
    2009 Dec
  23. Prevention of venous thromboembolism after surgery.
    Jaffer AK, Brotman DJ
    Clin. Geriatr. Med.
    2008 Nov
    24(4):625-39, viii.
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