Alex Bredenkamp, MD

University of Virginia Alexander Bredenkamp , MD, Anesthesiology Resident

Alexander Bredenkamp, M.D., Georgetown University

Hometown: Washington DC

Undergraduate School: University of Michigan

Medical School: Georgetown University

Hobbies/Outside Interests: Climbing, Board Games, Visiting wineries/breweries with co-residents

Favorite things about/to do/to eat in Charlottesville: Friendly people, many great restaurants, Orzo is a personal favorite. Visiting wineries (Blenheim, Barboursville, Eastwood, King’s Family come to mind).

Why did you choose UVA? The welcoming residents and faculty, Comprehensive case load with lots of high acuity/complexity cases and no OR fellows.

Anesthesiology Interests:  Regional, General Anesthesia

Favorite Rotation:  Outpatient Regional

What’s the best piece of career advice you ever got?:  Whatever you end up doing in your career will eventually become routine, so make sure that you strike a balance between work and personal life that you can live with long-term.