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Bruce Brenn

Bruce R. Brenn, MD

  • Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology

Bruce Brenn, M.D., initially went into pediatrics, and enjoyed working with children, but did not feel that was technical enough for him. He went on to do an anesthesia residency and fellowship in pediatric anesthesia. He was also interested in informatics and research in the specific areas of surgical coagulation, pain control, inflammation and operational efficiency. For Dr. Brenn, the fun is combining the highly technical with the human interaction with children to make a safe anesthetic and create a positive experience for patients and their families.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - General
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatrics - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Oregon Health Science University
Portland, OR

Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, VA

Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, VA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburg, PA

Academic Positions and Locations

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Associate Professor

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Associate Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2020-Present: Chief of Anesthesia, Shriners Children's Philadelphia
  • 1993-Present: Member, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
  • 2015-Present: Member, Society for Technology in Anesthesia
  • 2018-Present: Board Member, SPA Bioinformatics SIG