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James K Bredenkamp, MD

(949) 364-4361

Otolaryngology (ENT)

Board Certified:

Special Interests:
Head and neck surgery, i.e., sinus disease, head and neck cancers, thyroid disease, etc.

Dr. Bredenkamp is on staff at CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital

24411 Health Center Drive
Suite 370
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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Head and Neck Associates of Orange County
26726 Crown Valley Pkwy
Suite 200
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
phone: (949) 364-4361
fax: (949) 364-4495
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Physician Bio

Doctor Bredenkamp received his Medical Degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.He then went on to complete a six year Residency in the Department of Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. Doctor Bredenkamp's surgical training included two years of General Surgery and four years of Head and Neck specialty surgery. He also spent one year in basic research studying the immunology of cancer. Doctor Bredenkamp is Board Certified in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is the author of over twenty scientific papers and has written five book chapters. Doctor Bredenkamp is a contributing author to MedicineNet.Com and chief editor of FocusOnHearing.Com. He has served as the Chief of Surgery at Mission Children's Hospital, the Chief of Otolaryngology at Mission Hospital and Saddleback Hospital and the Medical Director of the Mission Ambulatory Surgicenter. Doctor Bredenkamp was recently selected as one of the "Best Doctors" in his specialty by Consumers' Guide to Top Doctors. His professional interests include adult head and neck oncology, endocrine surgery, facial reconstruction and pediatric surgery/otolaryngology.


  • Residency
    University of California of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • Internship
    Residency in the department of surgery at the University of California of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • Medical School
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology

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