Dr. William Baker Drake MD Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. William Drake is a pediatric cardiologist in Kansas City, Missouri and is affiliated with Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Drake accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

University of Wisconsin
Residency, Pediatrics, 1991 - 1994

Vanderbilt University
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1995 - 1999

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Cardiac vectors in the healthy human fetus: developmental changes assessed by magnetocardiography and realistic approximations of the volume conductor.
Tao, R.,Popescu, E. A.,Drake, W. B.,Popescu, M.

Bioengineered human and allogeneic pulmonary valve conduits chronically implanted orthotopically in baboons: hemodynamic performance and immunologic consequences.
Hopkins, R. A.,Bert, A. A.,Hilbert, S. L.,Quinn, R. W.,Brasky, K. M.,Drake, W. B.,Lofland, G. K.

Pediatric cardiopulmonary bypass adaptations for long-term survival of baboons undergoing pulmonary artery replacement.
Whittaker, C., Grist, G., Bert, A., Brasky, K., Neighbors, S., McFall, C., Hilbert, S.L., Drake, W.B., Cromwell, M., Mueller, B., Lofland, G.K., Hopkins, R.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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