Dr. Duan A Drakes MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Duan Drakes is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Washington, District of Columbia. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Howard University Hospital and Providence Hospital. He received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Drakes accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Howard University Hospital and one of 4 at Providence Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Clinical Interests: Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery, Brachiocephalic Trunk, Time Factors, Thoracic Injuries

Education & Medical Training

Howard University
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1984

Howard University College of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

DC State Medical License
Active through 2012

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Spigelian hernia: case report.
Nagendran, T., Ujjin, V., Drakes, D.

Repair and survival of the innominate artery late after transection.
Geeraert, A. J., Drakes, D. A.

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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