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David Drake, MD

David B. Drake, MD

Department: Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery Division: General Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery Appointment Title: Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery ABMS Certification: Surgery, 1989; Hand Surgery, 1993; Plastic Surgery, 1996 Other Appointment: Medical Director DeCamp Burn and Wound Center; Program Director, University of Virginia Hand Fellowship

Contact Information

Primary Location:
Breast Care Center
Suite 1101 1300 Jefferson Park Ave. Charlottesville, VA 22903 Phone: 434.924.2123 | Fax: 434.924.2362 Other Locations:
Hand Center


Dr Drake has been a faculty member in the Department of Plastic Surgery since 1995. He was born in Kentucky and attended the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He trained in General Surgery at the Mayo Clinic and in Plastic Surgery here at the University of Virginia. He also completed a fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery and a Fellowship Burn Surgery at the University of Virginia. Dr Drake held an appointment in the Division of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Kentucky prior to coming to the University of Virginia. Dr Drake is married with four children.

Leadership Positions

  • Medical Director DeCamp Burn Center since 1996
  • Fellowship Director University of Virginia Hand Program

Related Media:

NBC29 House Call - Dr. David Drake Discusses Burns


  • 2015-2018 Best Doctors in America® List 
  • 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; First place
  • 2005 Elected to the Academy of Distinguished Educators at the University of Virginia
  • 1996 Best Doctors in America® List
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Department of Surgery University of Kentucky
  • Master Teaching Award, University of Kentucky


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