Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education:
Boston University School of Medicine
Yale-New Haven Hospital - Internal Medicine
Hospital medicine (no outpatient appointments)
Perioperative anticoagulation management
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 PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.
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 42(4):126-34. 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 42(5):126-31. Perioperative anticoagulation and renal disease: an update. Dutta S, Jaffer AK, Slawski BA, Pfeifer KJ, Smetana GW, Cohn SL Hosp Pract (1995) 2014 Dec 42(5):132-8. Response. Kunz R, Spyropoulos AC, Spencer FA, Mayr M, Jaffer AK, Eckman MH, Dunn AS, Douketis JD Chest 2013 Oct 1 144(4):1424-1426. Update in perioperative medicine 2013. Cohn SL, Mauck KF, Dutta S, Jaffer A, Smetana GW Hosp Pract (1995) 2013 Oct 41(4):15-23. 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 Neurology 2013 Mar 5 80(10):e98-e103. [Hospital medicine in Chile]. Eymin G, Jaffer AK Rev Med Chil 2013 Mar 141(3):353-60. spa 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 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 22 172(19):1492-3. Thromboprophylaxis in major knee and hip replacement surgery: a review. Eymin G, Jaffer AK J. Thromb. Thrombolysis 2012 Nov 34(4):518-25. 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, Chest 2012 Feb 141(2 Suppl):e326S-50S. Update in perioperative medicine 2011. Grant PJ, Cohn SL, Jaffer AK, Smetana GW J Gen Intern Med 2011 Nov 26(11):1358-63. Update in hospital medicine: studies likely to affect inpatient practice in 2011. Jaffer AK Cleve Clin J Med 2011 Jul 78(7):430-4. Transforming invasive bedside procedural instruction. Lenchus JD, Symes S, Jaffer A, Birnbach DJ Med Educ 2010 May 44(5):522. 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 123(2):141-50. Update in perioperative medicine. Pfeifer K, Mauck KF, Cohn SL, Jaffer AK, Smetana GW J Gen Intern Med 2010 Dec 25(12):1346-51. 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 17 153(4):262-5. Perioperative anticoagulant management. Grant PJ, Brotman DJ, Jaffer AK Med. Clin. North Am. 2009 Sep 93(5):1105-21. Perioperative management of warfarin and antiplatelet therapy. Jaffer AK Cleve Clin J Med 2009 Nov 76 Suppl 4:S37-44. 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 19 150(10):JC5-5. Perioperative medicine update. Jaffer AK, Smetana GW, Cohn S, Slawski B J Gen Intern Med 2009 Jul 24(7):863-71. Perioperative anticoagulant management. Grant PJ, Brotman DJ, Jaffer AK Anesthesiol Clin 2009 Dec 27(4):761-77. Prevention of venous thromboembolism after surgery. Jaffer AK, Brotman DJ Clin. Geriatr. Med. 2008 Nov 24(4):625-39, viii.
Profile Video of Amir K. Jaffer, MD, MBA View Transcript
A hospitalist really focuses on the care of patients that are hospitalized in the inpatient care setting. So our goal really is to make sure that there’s communication, coordination and collaboration around the care of the patient.
Communication is really of the utmost importance when you’re delivering care to any patient — making sure that they understand what’s going on, they get a chance to ask questions, family members know what’s going on. And sometimes it takes more than a few minutes. Sometimes it may take a couple of hours, and it’s important to make time for patients. It’s always gratifying to see that the care that you’ve delivered has actually helped patients in the end. That’s why we’re in this business.