Frederick T. Drake, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Surgery

Frederick Drake
88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion


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
  • University of Washington School of Public Health, MPH
  • Princeton University, AB


  • Published on 4/1/2023

    Woods AP, Feeney T, Papageorge MV, de Geus SWL, Tseng JF, Knapp PE, McAneny D, Drake FT. Addressing diagnostic inertia following incidental adrenal mass discovery in patients with hypertension. J Hypertens. 2023 Apr 01; 41(4):680-682. PMID: 36878474.

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  • Published on 2/24/2023

    Beaulieu-Jones BR, Shewmaker G, Fefferman A, Kenzik K, Zhang T, Drake FT, Sachs TE, Hirsch AE, Merrill A, Ko NY, Cassidy MR. Mitigating disparities in breast cancer treatment at an academic safety-net hospital. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2023 Apr; 198(3):597-606. PMID: 36826701.

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  • Published on 1/5/2023

    Annesi CA, Talutis SD, Goldman AL, Childs E, Knapp PE, McAneny D, Drake FT. Point-of-care access to clinical guidelines may improve management of incidental findings in the primary care setting. J Eval Clin Pract. 2023 Jun; 29(4):632-638. PMID: 36602429.

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  • Published on 12/12/2022

    Woods AP, Godley F, Feeney T, Vigna C, Crable EL, O'Brien M, Gupta A, Walkey AJ, Drainoni ML, McAneny D, Drake FT. A Standardized Radiology Template Improves Incidental Adrenal Mass Follow-Up: A Prospective Effectiveness and Implementation Study. J Am Coll Radiol. 2023 Jan; 20(1):87-97. PMID: 36521629.

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  • Published on 12/1/2022

    Woods AP, Papageorge MV, de Geus SWL, Alonso A, Merrill A, Cassidy MR, Roh DS, Sachs TE, McAneny D, Drake FT. ASO Visual Abstract: Impact of Patient Primary Language upon Immediate Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 Dec; 29(13):8621-8622. PMID: 35972668.

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  • Published on 11/17/2022

    Hsiao V, Kazaure HS, Drake FT, Inabnet WB, Rosen JE, Davenport DL, Schneider DF. A comparison of NSQIP and CESQIP in data quality and ability to predict thyroidectomy outcomes. Surgery. 2023 Jan; 173(1):215-225. PMID: 36402607.

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  • Published on 10/2/2022

    Broekhuis JM, Chaves N, Chen HW, Drake FT, James BC. Disparities in Time to Surgeon Evaluation Among Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Surgery. 2023 Jan; 173(1):103-110. PMID: 36198492.

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  • Published on 8/29/2022

    Collins RA, DiGennaro C, Beninato T, Gartland RM, Chaves N, Broekhuis JM, Reddy L, Lee J, Deimiller A, Alterio MM, Campbell MJ, Lee YJ, Khilnani TK, Stewart LA, O'Brien MA, Alvarado MVY, Zheng F, McAneny D, Liou R, McManus C, Dream SY, Wang TS, Yen TW, Alhefdhi A, Finnerty BM, Fahey TJ, Graves CE, Laird AM, Nehs MA, Drake FT, Lee JA, McHenry CR, James BC, Pasieka JL, Kuo JH, Lubitz CC. Limited disease progression in endocrine surgery patients with treatment delays due to COVID-19. Surgery. 2023 Jan; 173(1):93-100. PMID: 36210185.

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  • Published on 8/16/2022

    Duraiswamy S, Sanchez SE, Flum DR, Paasche-Orlow MK, Kenzik KM, Tseng JF, Drake FT. Caveat emptor: The accuracy of claims data in appendicitis research. Surgery. 2022 Oct; 172(4):1050-1056. PMID: 35985898.

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  • Published on 8/8/2022

    Woods AP, Drake FT. ASO Author Reflections: Investigating the Relationship Between Patient Primary Language and Surgical Oncology Outcomes. Ann Surg Oncol. 2022 Dec; 29(13):8619-8620. PMID: 35939171.

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