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Alexandra Drakaki, MD

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Alexandra Drakaki, MD

UCLA Physician Alexandra Drakaki, MD specializes in Hematology & Oncology.
Specialty
Hematology & Oncology
Gender
Female
Language Spoken
English, Greek
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
State License Number
A124517
Contact
(310) 829-5471 Santa Monica
(310) 206-5930 Westwood
Fax Number
(310) 829-6192 Santa Monica
(310) 794-3512 Westwood
PRACTICE LOCATION

Santa Monica
2020 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90404

Westwood
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 140
Los Angeles, CA 90095

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013, 2015
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010
Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Hematology & Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr-East Campus, 2010 - 2013
Residency
Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, 2008 - 2010
Internship
Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, 2007 - 2008
Degree
MD, University of Crete, 2006
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Provider, Hematology / Oncology
MORE INFORMATION
Research Interest
Dr. Drakaki's research focuses on identifying the therapeutic potential of novel genes named non coding RNAs that are involved in carcinogenesis. She is also participating in clinical trials for patients with breast cancer and urologic oncologic malignancies.
Additional Information
Dr. Drakaki is a faculty at UCLA in the Department Medicine, division of Hematology/Oncology. She performed her residency in Internal Medicine in a Tuft's University affiliate program while she completed her Hematology and Oncology fellowship in Beth Israel Deaconess Center at Harvard Medical School. She specializes in breast cancer as well as genitourinary malignancies including primarily bladder, testicular, prostate, urethral, penile and kidney cancer. Dr. Drakaki's research focuses on identifying the therapeutic potential of novel genes named micro-RNAs that are involved in bladder carcinogenesis and other solid malignancies. She is also participating and running clinical trials specific to the aforementioned malignancies.
Awards & Recognition
  • 2013: Merit Award at the GI ASCO
  • 2009: National American College of Physician Award
  • 2008: Local American College of Physician Award at the state of Massachusetts
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