PROVIDENCE, R.I. —
Dr. Julio Defillo-Draiby has joined the healthcare team at Wingate Residences
on Blackstone Boulevard as the assisted living community’s resident physician.
Defillo-Draiby is a lead geriatrician for the Total Joint Center’s
co-management program at Miriam Hospital and an assistant professor of medicine
at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Defillo-Draiby is board certified in internal and geriatric
medicine, and he specializes in the prevention of geriatric syndromes after
elective joint replacement. He is also an expert in pain management and
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.