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 11/6/2018
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. 2018 Nov 06. 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 Sep; 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 Mar; 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.
- Published on 5/1/2017
Drake FT, Aarabi S, Garland BT, Huntington CR, McAteer JP, Richards MK, Zern NK, Gow KW. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Surgery Resident Operative Logs: The Last Quarter Century. Ann Surg. 2017 May; 265(5):923-929. PMID: 28398961.
- Published on 1/5/2017
Kluijfhout WP, Pasternak JD, Beninato T, Drake FT, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Duh QY, Allen IE, Vriens MR, de Keizer B, Hope TA, Suh I. Diagnostic performance of computed tomography for parathyroid adenoma localization; a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Radiol. 2017 Mar; 88:117-128. PMID: 28189196.
- Published on 1/5/2017
Kluijfhout WP, Drake FT, Pasternak JD, Beninato T, Mitmaker EJ, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Suh I, Freise CE, Duh QY. De novo thyroid cancer following solid organ transplantation-A 25-year experience at a high-volume institution with a review of the literature. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Feb; 115(2):105-108. PMID: 28054345.
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