About Dr. Drake

About Dr. Drake

Charles E. Drake, MD, is an interventional cardiologist with Coastal Heart Institute. Dr. Drake received his undergraduate degree from Georgia Southern University and his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Drake did his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Louisville. He followed that with a fellowship in cardiology and nuclear cardiology also at the University of Louisville. 

Dr. Drake is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia. Dr. Drake is a fellow with the American College of Physicians, American College of Cardiology and American Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.

Dr. Drake has training in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular symptoms and diseases including:

  • Chest pain
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Hyperlipidemia and risk factor management
  • Hypertension
  • Arrhythmia
  • Cardiac pacing
  • Syncope
  • Shortness of breath
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Office echocardiography
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Pericarditis
  • Cerebral vascular disease
  • Office carotid ultrasonography

Dr. Drake and the Coastal Heart Institute are located at 5354 Reynolds Street, Suite 303, Savannah, Ga., in the St. Joseph’s/Candler Professional Office Building at the Candler Hospital campus. He also has business hours at his Reidsville office at 247-A South Main Street. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 912-355-5333.