Dr. James Bredenkamp, MD

Dr. James Bredenkamp, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. James Bredenkamp, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

26726 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 200

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Contact Information

(949) 364-4361

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bredenkamp performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Headache
very high
more than 96% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

72  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bredenkamp has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bredenkamp's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bredenkamp to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Bredenkamp's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and at the last minute before surgery I had to change surgeons. Luckily I found Dr. Bredenkamp. I called his office and was given an appointment the very next day. He took his time during my appointment and thoroughly explained the surgery. Recovery from...more
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My son and I have both had Dr Bredenkamp for different surgeries. He is an excellent surgeon!
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Dr. Bredenkamp may have literally saved my life. He was quick to diagnose my form of cancer, recommended treatment and was able to determine and fix issues along the way. I am now 7 years free from throat cancer and am officially a survivor. From my perspective, Dr. Bredenkamp is the main reason...more
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After 6 months of seeing him once or twice a month he had no idea what was wrong with my ear! I went to a different Dr and in one visit he diagnosed my condition. Bredenkamp was disrespectful and acted like he wasn't concerned about my issues. He said my issue may be something I have to live with....more
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Dr. Bredenkamp thoroughly explained the nature of my condition prior to surgery. He quickly assembled a top team for a complex and very invasive surgery for oral cancer. He used cutting edge technology to shorten the time under anesthesia.
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