Brian C. Drolet, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery and Biomedical Informatics

Dr. Drolet joins our faculty as Assistant Professor, after joining the faculty in the Department of Plastic Surgery and Department of Biomedical Informatics last fall.  Dr. Drolet recently completed a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD; and previously completed a residency in Combined Plastic and General Surgery at Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI.  

Dr. Drolet’s current research is focused on medical education, medical ethics, biomedical informatics, and quality improvement. Drolet has published more than 40 peer-reviewed publications, including three first-author publications in The New England Journal of Medicine.  Dr. Drolet was involved in clinical ethics as a member of the consult service and chair of the ethics policy subcommittee at Rhode Island Hospital.  He currently serves on the Ethics and Professionalism Committee for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.