Alex Bredenkamp, MD
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.