Education

Fellowship
Hematology & Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr-East Campus, 2013
Residency
Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, 2010
Internship
Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, 2008
Degree
MD, University of Crete, 2006

Medical Board Certifications

Hematology
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
Medical Oncology
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010

Gender

Female

State License

A124517
  • About Me

    About Me

    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.
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Hematology
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
    Medical Oncology
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015
    Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010

    Education

    Fellowship
    Hematology & Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr-East Campus, 2013
    Residency
    Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, 2010
    Internship
    Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, 2008
    Degree
    MD, University of Crete, 2006
  • Research

    Research Interest

    Dr. Drakaki's research focuses on identifying the therapeutic potential of novel genes named micro-RNAs that are involved in bladder carcinogenesis. She is also running the bladder cancer clinical trials program and is the primary investigator in several of those studies.
  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • 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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