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F. Thurston Drake, M.D., MPH

Former Clinical Fellow
Endocrine Surgery
Section of Endocrine Surgery,
Division of General Surgery

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  • Princeton University, A.B. English Literature, 2002
  • University of Utah School of Medicine, M.D., 2008
  • University of Washington School of Public Health, M.P.H., 2013
  • University of Washington, Department of Surgery. Internship, 2008-2009
  • University of Washington, Department of Surgery. Residency, 2009-2014
  • University of Washington, Department of Surgery. Chief Resident, 2014-2015
  • University of Washington Surgical Outcomes Research Center (SORCE), NIH T32 Gastrointestinal Surgical Outcomes Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • University of California, San Francisco, Department of Surgery. Endocrine Surgery Fellow (current), 2015-2016
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Appendicitis and other acute care surgical disease
  • Surgical education
  • Global surgery

Dr. Drake was raised on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. He attended Princeton University where he majored in English Literature, concentrating on the novels of William Faulkner. He attended medical school at the University of Utah and completed surgical training at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he also earned a Master of Public Health from the UW School of Public Health. In his spare time he enjoys reading, travel, exercise, camping, and skiing.

Dr. Drake's research interests focus on improving outcomes for common surgical diseases. He has additional interests in innovations in surgical education and in improving access to surgical care in the developing world.

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