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Amelia F. Drake, MD, FACS

Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Newton D. Fischer Distinguished Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Director, UNC Craniofacial Center (School of Dentistry)
Executive Associate Dean of Academic Programs, UNC School of Medicine
Vice Chair of Faculty Development, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Specialty:

Pediatric otolaryngology, pediatric airway disorders, craniofacial anomalies.

Contact Information:

  • Appointments: (984) 974-6484
  • Surgery Scheduler: Phyllis Dixon (919) 966-9153
  • Medical Assistant: Gina Kim (984) 974-3515
  • Administrative Coordinator: Ellen Doutt (919) 966-3343

Education:

  • MD: University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 1981
  • Residency: Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1981-1983
  • Residency: Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1983-87
  • Fellowship: Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1987-1988

Professional Experience:

  • Professor, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UNC, 2001-present
  • Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UNC, 2001-present
  • Director, UNC Craniofacial Center, UNC School of Dentistry, 2001-present
  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, UNC, 2001-2010
  • Newton D. Fischer Distinguished Professor of Surgery, Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery UNC, 1999 – present
  • Associate Professor of Surgery/Otolarynogology, UNC, 1994-2001
  • Associate Professor, Department of Pedicatrics, UNC, 1994-2001
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, UNC, 1989-1994
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery/Otolaryngoogy, University of Michigan School of Music, Ann Arbor, MI, 1988-1994
  • Adjunct Professor, Vocal Pedagogy, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 1986-1987

Recent Honors:

  • Vice Presidential Citation, Southern Section of the Triologic Society, January 2012.
  • Senior Associate Fellow of the UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators, 2008-2013
  • Gabriel F. Tucker Award, for significant contributions to the field of pediatric laryngology, presented at the annual meeting of the American Laryngological Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 20, 2006.
  • Who’s Who in Medical Sciences Education. 2005-present.
  • Top Doctor in America, selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. based on peer nominations, in “America’s Top Doctors” published in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

Recent Publications:

For a complete list of recent publications, please visit Dr. Drake’s PubMed listing.

Dr. Drake