Ilan Breit is a surgically trained certified physician assistant who earned his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering and pre-medical sciences from the University of Maryland in 2006. After working as an engineer and orthopedic technician he furthered his education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Physician’s Assistant Program in 2015, graduating as class president. In 2016 he completed a surgical residency program at Duke University Medical Center. He then spent several years working in trauma and surgical sub-specialties in Baltimore, MD before joining the team at VHC.
Ilan has a particular interest in trauma and surgery. He believes that efficient systems and attention to detail are key in improving medical practices and procedures. Driven by knowledge, Ilan is an active participant in academic research and has co-authored papers on college athletic-related injuries and deaths. He also takes pride in his operating room skills. He is excited for the opportunity to join the new trauma team at Virginia Hospital Center.
Ilan grew up in Rockville, MD. In his spare time he enjoys playing piano, ice hockey, biking, and spending time with family.