Dr. William B. Drake III, MD

Dr. William B. Drake III, MD

Pediatric Cardiology | Male | 54 years old

Dr. Drake graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1985. He received his...Read more

Kansas City Pediatric Cardiology, Kansas City, MO
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Dr. Drake graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1985. He received his Master's degree in inorganic chemistry...
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Independence, MO |
He was very professional.
Independence |
He was kind, thorough, and kept our young son at ease. Took his time answering all out questions and explaining things.
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

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  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Systemic Vasculitis

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Echocardiogram Interpretation
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Pediatric EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
  • Transthoracic Echocardiography (TTE)

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Wisconsin Medical School

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    University Wisc Chldns Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Wisconsin Med School

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Vanderbilt University

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    College of William and Mary

    Graduated in 1985

  • Other Education
    Gloucestershire Royal Hosp

    Completed in 1995

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
  • Board certified in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics
  • Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Drake III's Care Philosophy

Dr. Drake graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1985. He received his Master's degree in inorganic chemistry with Dr. Larry Dahl from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1987, and his MD from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine in 1991. He completed his Pediatric Residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in 1994. Dr. Drake started at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City in August 1999 & in 2014 opened his private practice KC Pediatric Cardiology