Matthew Given, MD

University of Virginia Matthew Given, MD, Anesthesiology Resident

Matthew Given, M.D., University of Virginia

Hometown: Fort Walton Beach, FL

Undergraduate School: University of Florida

Medical School: University of Virginia

Hobbies/Outside Interests: I like weightlifting, cycling, reading, and video games.

Favorite things about/to do/to eat in Charlottesville: Some of my favorite places are Carter Mountain, Riverview Park, Blue Mountain Brewery, and the Ivy Inn.

Why did you choose UVA? I went to UVA for medical school, so I saw first hand how good the training is. I was always impressed by how strong and competent the residents were. Also, very few other programs had a space like our ready room, which I think makes a big difference.

Anesthesiology Interests: Cardiopulmonary physiology/mechanics, OB anesthesia

Favorite Rotation: Regional

What’s the best piece of career advice you ever got?: Keep an open mind, you may be surprised at what you end up liking!