Elizabeth M. Vancott, MD
Associate Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Director, Coagulation Service
Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Van Cott is an invited expert participant at the College of American Pathologists consensus conferences in coagulation. She is a strong advocate of coagulation laboratory guidelines and standards.
- Department of Pathology
- MassGeneral Hospital for Children
- Stroke Services
- Hemophilia and Thrombosis
- Clinical Interests
- Hemoglobin Electrophoresis
- Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
- Medical Education
- MD, Harvard Medical School
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Board Certifications
- Clinical Pathology, American Board of Pathology
- Patient Age Group
- Adult and pediatric
- Accepting New Patients
- Accepting New Patients
- Insurances Accepted
- Aetna Health Inc.
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
Cigna (PAL #'s)
Fallon Community HealthCare
Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
Humana/Choice Care PPO
Medicare - ACD
Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
OSW - Maine
OSW - New Hampshire
OSW - New York
OSW - Rhode Island
OSW - Vermont
Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
Railroad Medicare - ACD
Senior Whole Health
Tufts Health Plan
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Elizabeth Van Cott, MD is Director of the Coagulation Laboratory and Medical Director of the Core Laboratory at Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School. She is President of the North American Specialized Coagulation Laboratory Association (NASCOLA). She is an advisor for the Area Committee on Hematology for the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI), and is actively involved in writing coagulation laboratory guidelines for CLSI. She is an inaugural member of the new Standards Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and she recently completed a six-year term on the CAP Coagulation Resource Committee. She has over 100 publications in the field of coagulation. She is associate editor, section editor, or editorial board member for multiple journals. She serves on the steering committee for the inaugural THSNA (Thrombosis and Hemostasis Societies of North America) summits in 2012 and 2014, and serves on the inaugural THSNA Board of Directors. She was an invited expert participant at the two most recent CAP consensus conferences in coagulation which generated consensus guidelines on Laboratory Monitoring of Anticoagulant Therapy as well as Thrombophilia.
Research interests include:
Clinically-oriented studies in thrombosis and hemostasis
Research is focused on coagulation, in particular, diagnostic coagulation testing and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT), including new anticoagulants for the treatment of HIT
View my most recent publications at PubMed
- The effects of dabigatran on lupus anticoagulant, diluted plasma thrombin time, and other specialized coagulation assays. Kim YA, Gosselin R, Van Cott EM. Int J Lab Hematol. 2014 Dec 17. doi: 10.1111/ijlh.12319. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
- Activated protein C resistance testing for factor V Leiden. Kadauke S, Khor B, Van Cott EM.Am J Hematol. 2014 Dec;89(12):1147-50.
- Increased transfusion-free survival following auxiliary pig liver xenotransplantation. Yeh H, Machaidze Z, Wamala I, Fraser JW, Navarro-Alvarez N, Kim K, Schuetz C, Shi S, Zhu A, Hertl M, Elias N, Farkash EA, Vagefi PA, Varma M, Smith RN, Robson SC, Van Cott EM, Sachs DH, Markmann JF. Xenotransplantation. 2014 Sep-Oct;21(5):454-64. doi: 10.1111/xen.12111. Epub 2014 Aug 1.
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