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 postoperative complications.
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.
Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard, located at 353 Blackstone Blvd., is part of a campus that provides a full spectrum of care, including short-term rehabilitation, assisted living, skilled nursing and a special program for individuals with memory impairment.