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Loretta Louise Brestan M.D.

General Surgeon

Loretta Louise Brestan M.D., is a Board-certified General Surgeon with the Health First Medical Group (HFMG).

Dr. Brestan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology/Immunology with a minor in Anthropology from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL. Dr. Brestan earned a Medical Degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine.

She completed a General Surgery Residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL. She then completed a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

Dr. Brestan holds certifications in Advanced Trauma Life Support(ATLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, and Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS).

She holds several awards & recognitions, including recipient of the University of Miami Pearson Scholarship, recipient of Florida Scholar's Award, and recipient of Women and Minority Research Fellowship.

Loretta Louise Brestan M.D.

Medical School

University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL


University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL


University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL


University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL