Heather M. Hylton

Lead Physician Assistant, Department of Medicine

Heather M. Hylton

Lead Physician Assistant, Department of Medicine
Pictured: Heather Hylton

Since joining Memorial Sloan Kettering in the spring of 2012 I have taken on clinical as well as administrative responsibilities.

As part of the inpatient Bone Marrow Transplant Service, I care for people who are undergoing a bone marrow or stem cell transplant as part of their cancer treatment.

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In my administrative role, I am responsible for managing the physician assistants in the Department of Medicine. I collaborate with nursing leadership to recruit and retain our advanced practice provider staff, and also facilitate the education of physician assistant students.

I am active in national professional organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology.

Clinical Expertise

Bone Marrow Transplant (Adult)
Hematologic Malignancies (Adult)

Languages Spoken



National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants


Certificate of Completion, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Postgraduate Program for Physician Assistants
Master of Science (MS), Physician Assistant Studies, Baylor College of Medicine
Bachelor of Musical Arts (BMA), University of Oklahoma
Licensed Physician Assistant (PA), New York State and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts