Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator


Dr. Defillo-Draiby is the Director of Clinical Programs and the lead geriatrician for the Acute Care of Older Adults unit at Kent Hospital. He is an assistant professor of medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr Defillo-Draiby is board certified in internal and geriatric medicine, and he specializes in the management of geriatric syndromes in different environments of care delivery. He is an expert in pain management and the prevention of postoperative care complications in older adults. For these purposes he cooperates in building in-patient geriatric order sets that minimizes adverse events in older adults. He serves as Geriatric consultant for Healthcentric Advisors a Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for New England, through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Dr Defillo-Draiby earned his medical degree from the Santo Domingo Institute of Technology in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and completed his residency at New York Medical College’s Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York, where he served as chief resident and instructor of medicine. He subsequently completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine and clinical education at Yale School of Medicine.

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