Dr. Drake received his Medical Degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, UT and a Master of Public Health from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. He completed a residency in General Surgery at University of Washington Medical Center and a Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in San Francisco, CA.
He is board certified by the America Board of Surgery. His research and clinical interests include: general surgery and endocrine surgery (including surgery for diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands), improving outcomes for common surgical diseases, innovations in surgical education and improving access to surgical care in the developing world.
- University of Utah School of Medicine, MD/MPH
- Published on 3/30/2019
McGillen PK, Drake FT, Vallejo A, Brahmbhatt TS, Sanchez SE. Retrospective Analysis of Post-Operative Antibiotics in Complicated Appendicitis. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2019 Mar 30. PMID: 30932747.
- Published on 2/27/2019
Vorselaars WMCM, Nell S, Postma EL, Zarnegar R, Drake FT, Duh QY, Talutis SD, McAneny DB, McManus C, Lee JA, Grant SB, Grogan RH, Romero Arenas MA, Perrier ND, Peipert BJ, Mongelli MN, Castelino T, Mitmaker EJ, Parente DN, Pasternak JD, Engelsman AF, Sywak M, D'Amato G, Raffaelli M, Schuermans V, Bouvy ND, Eker HH, Bonjer HJ, Vaarzon Morel NM, Nieveen van Dijkum EJM, Vrielink OM, Kruijff S, Spiering W, Borel Rinkes IHM, Valk GD, Vriens MR. Clinical Outcomes After Unilateral Adrenalectomy for Primary Aldosteronism. JAMA Surg. 2019 Feb 27; e185842. PMID: 30810749.
- Published on 12/24/2018
Drake FT, Beninato T, Xiong MX, Shah NV, Kluijfhout WP, Feeney T, Suh I, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Duh QY. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for metastatic disease: Retrospective cohort with long-term, comprehensive follow-up. Surgery. 2019 May; 165(5):958-964. PMID: 30591377.
- Published on 11/7/2018
Talutis SD, Drake FT, Sachs T, Rao SR, McAneny D. Evacuation of postoperative hematomas after thyroid and parathyroid surgery: An analysis of the CESQIP Database. Surgery. 2019 Jan; 165(1):250-256. PMID: 30413321.
- Published on 10/24/2018
Drake FT. Smartphone Photographs-Proceed, but With Caution. JAMA Surg. 2018 Oct 24. PMID: 30422237.
- Published on 6/19/2018
Cortez AR, Katsaros GD, Dhar VK, Drake FT, Pritts TA, Sussman JJ, Edwards MJ, Quillin RC. Narrowing of the surgical resident operative experience: A 27-year analysis of national ACGME case logs. Surgery. 2018 09; 164(3):577-582. PMID: 29929755.
- Published on 1/8/2018
Asban A, Kluijfhout WP, Drake FT, Beninato T, Wang E, Chomsky-Higgins K, Shen WT, Gosnell JE, Suh I, Duh QY. Trends of genetic screening in patients with pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma: 15-year experience in a high-volume tertiary referral center. J Surg Oncol. 2018 May; 117(6):1217-1222. PMID: 29315604.
- Published on 11/9/2017
Beninato T, Kluijfhout WP, Drake FT, Khanafshar E, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Duh QY, Suh I. Squamous differentiation in papillary thyroid carcinoma: a rare feature of aggressive disease. J Surg Res. 2018 03; 223:39-45. PMID: 29433884.
- Published on 7/12/2017
Talutis SD, Drake FT. Comparative effectiveness of surgery versus antibiotics in acute appendicitis: a systematic review. J Comp Eff Res. 2017 Jul; 6(5):471-482. PMID: 28699771.
- Published on 6/1/2017
Kluijfhout WP, Drake FT, Pasternak JD, Beninato T, Vriens MR, Shen WT, Gosnell JE, Liu C, Suh I, Duh QY. Incidental positive lymph nodes in patients with papillary thyroid cancer is independently associated with recurrent disease. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Sep; 116(3):275-280. PMID: 28570769.
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