Dr. David Drake, MD

Dr. David Drake, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. David Drake, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University of Kentucky in 1983 and specializes in plastic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.

1300 Jefferson Park Ave

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Drake performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Burn Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers
Second-Degree Burns
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Drake's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Drake "Dr. Drake's practice philosophy encompasses excellence in surgical care and quality in all aspects of a patient's experience. He uses the best medical knowledge, his extensive experience, and cutting-edge technologies in concert with a premiere health care team to achieve the best results. Concerned, patient, and caring, Dr.Drake recognizes that each patient is a unique individual and treats them as such. He highly values the doctor-patient relationship and respects each patient and family member. Full disclosure is an important component of Dr. Drake's practice, and he is careful to discuss expected outcomes and potential complications. He treats patients the same way he would like to be treated."

2  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Neurology & Psychiatry**

46  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Cranioacrofacial Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Tendon Injuries
  • Hidradenitis
  • Laceration
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Laxity
  • Spider Veins
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Varicose Veins
  • Wounds
  • Wrist Fracture


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48  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Ear Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Post Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Replacement


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Kentucky
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Drake has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Drake's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Drake to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Drake's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Drake reattached two severed tendons and a nerve in my hand and I will be forever grateful for the amazing job he did. He is an amazing, talented surgeon and I am very fortunate to have gotten him as my doctor. If I ever needed surgery again, he would be my first choice.
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Dr.drake took care of my ex husband in 2003 .as a burn patient he had 60percent of his body at 3rd degree burn.they didn't think he was going to live only having 1percent to live. Dr Drake saved his life.to me dr.drake is an angel with god by his side. So I know how he is as a Dr.and a person...more
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