Breda Michael

Michael A Breda, MD, FACS


  • Specialty: General Surgery
  • Sub Specialties: Surgical Critical Care
  • Clinical Interests: Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Bloodless Surgery Program, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Gall Bladder, Hernia Surgery, Infections, Laparoscopic Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Ulcers, Varicose Veins, Work/On The Job Injuries, Wounds
  • Languages: English, German, Spanish, Interpreters Available
  • Gender: Male


Dr. Michael Breda is a senior surgeon at the Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, specializing in the broad spectrum of general surgery. His particular areas of specialization include advanced laparoscopic surgery and hernia repair. He is the recipient of numerous academic and professional awards, and author of multiple peer-reviewed scientific papers and surgical text book chapters. Dr. Breda is Clinical Professor of Surgery at OHSU, and is active in academic medicine and training of surgical residents. He serves as an Examination Consultant for the American Board of Surgery. He is the former Division Chief for General and Vascular Surgery, and now serves as Vice-Chief for the Division. He recertified with the American Board of Surgery in 2012 with a score in the 99th percentile.

Clinical Interests: Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Complex Hernia Repair, Gallbladder Surgery, Cancer Surgery including cancers of the breast, colon, thyroid, and sarcoma, Diverticulitis, Digestive Diseases, Appendicitis, Soft Tissue Tumors, Lipoma, Endocrine Surgery including Thyroid and Parathyroid Disease, Varicose Veins, Ulcers and Complex Wound Management, Infections, Bloodless Surgery Program, Work-Related Injury.


College Honors, Chemistry, University of Washington

Certificate of High Scholarship, University of Washington

Magna cum laude, University of Washington

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society, Johns Hopkins University

Phi Beta Kappa, Johns Hopkins University

Philip Caves Award, Best Presentation, International Society for Heart Transplantation

Paul C. Samson Prize, Best Presentation, The Western Thoracic Surgical Association

National Research Service Award

Education and Certification

  • Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine-Baltimore, MD
  • Residency: University of California - Los Angeles, CA
  • Internship: University of California - Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellowship: Cedars Sinai

Personal Interests

Skiing, Traveling, Cooking, Spending time with family, Hiking, Sports, Reading, Music

Contact Information

  • Practice Name: Legacy Medical Group - General Surgery

Office Locations

  1. Primary Address
    Legacy Medical Group - General Surgery
    • 1130 NW 22nd Ave., MOB 3, suite 500
    • Portland, OR, 97210
    • Phone: 503-413-5725
    • Fax: 503 413-5726
    • Clinic Hours:
    • Mon - Fri 8:00AM - 4:00PM

Hospital Locations

  1. Primary Address
    Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
    • 1015 NW 22nd Ave.
    • Portland, OR, 97210
    • Phone: 503-413-7711
    • Toll-Free: 1-800-733-9959