Darlene Elias, MD

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
Scripps Green Hospital
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo
15004 Innovation Dr
San Diego, CA 92128
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  • Pulmonary Disease

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Darlene J. Elias, MD, is a pulmonary disease specialist with expertise in deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, in addition to general pulmonary medicine. As director of the Scripps Anticoagulation Service, she is experienced with warfarin management and new oral anticoagulant therapies.

In addition to her clinical practice, she participates in research on the mechanisms of blood coagulation, risk factors for venous thrombosis and genetic causes of venous thrombosis. She has also been an active participant in clinical trials for the new oral agents to treat thrombosis.

Dr. Elias is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the California Thoracic Society, the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 1988
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1984

Medical Education

  • University of California, San Francisco, MD, 1980


  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1982


  • University of California, San Francisco, Internal Medicine, 1984


  • University of California, San Francisco, Pulmonary Disease, 1988

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