Physician Profile

Karen M. Hook, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Office Locations:

Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Other
Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolUniversity of ConnecticutChemistry
Medical SchoolUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineMedicine
FellowshipHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaHematology/Oncology
InternshipHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaInternal Medicine
ResidencyHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaInternal Medicine
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Clinical Interests:

Benign and malignant hematology

Research Interests:

Management of hematology and oncology patients in the Intensive Care Unit, hematologic and oncologic emergencies, and education and curriculum development

Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Recurrent thrombosis prevention with intravenous immunoglobulin and hydroxychloroquine during pregnancy in a patient with history of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome and pregnancy loss. Mar, Nataliya; Kosowicz, Rebecca; Hook, Karen. (2014). Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis, 2, (38), 196-200.

The loss of homeostasis in hemostasis: new approaches in treating and understanding acute disseminated intravascular coagulation in critically ill patients. Hook, Karen M; Abrams, Charles S. (2012). Clinical and translational science, 1, (5), 85-92.

Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonists. Hook, Karen M; Bennett, Joel S. (2012). Handbook of experimental pharmacology, 210, 199-223.

The HIT Expert Probability (HEP) Score: a novel pre-test probability model for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia based on broad expert opinion. Cuker, A; Arepally, G; Crowther, M A; Rice, L; Datko, F; Hook, K; Propert, K J; Kuter, D J; Ortel, T L; Konkle, B A; Cines, D B. (2010). Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, 12, (8), 2642-50.

Treatment options in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Hook, Karen M; Abrams, Charles S. (2010). Current opinion in hematology, 5, (17), 424-31.