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Dr. Breland was born and raised in Marianna, Florida. He is the fourth of five children. His father, Jabe Breland, was a physician who practiced in Marianna for over forty years. His mother, formerly Betty Baker, was born and raised in Panama City. He attended Birmingham-Southern College for two and a half years and then transferred to Florida State University into the PIMS program, a forerunner to the medical school that is now there. In 1981 he received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology and transferred to the University of Florida to complete medical school, graduating in 1984. From there he did a year of Internal Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana at Tulane University, and this was followed by a year of general surgery training in Huntington, West Virginia at Marshall University. For the next several years he worked in ambulatory care and emergency medicine in West Virginia until entering OB-Gyn residency in 1993 in Charleston, West Virginia. After graduation in 1997 he remained in West Virginia for four years practicing OB-Gyn. He then relocated to Panama City in 2001 to join the practice here at Emerald Coast OB-Gyn. He is married to the former Nancy Holley, also of Marianna. Together they have five sons.

Licensed: Medical Doctor, Florida State Medical Doctor, Alabama State
Place of Birth: Marianna, Florida


Dr. Breland started his career in 1986, at the Wyoming General Hospital. He has served as several hospitals since, and then completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at West Virginia University, and served at women’s health centers until he joined Emerald Coast OBGYN in 2001, and has since served as a Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology Doctor in the Panama City Area.

Medical Education History

Emerald Coast OBGYN

Dr. Breland joined the team at Emerald Coast OBGYN in 2001, and now serves as a Certified Medical Doctor in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Panama City area.

West Virginia University

Dr. Breland completed his Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at West Virginia University, located in Charleston, West Virginia.

Marshall University

Dr Breland completed his Internship in General Surgery in Marshall University, located in Huntington, West Virginia.

Tulane University

Dr. Breland completed his Internship in Internal Medicine in Tulane University, located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

University of Florida

Dr. Breland obtained his Doctor of Medicine Certification from University of Florida, located in Gainesville, Florida.

Florida State University

Dr. Breland obtained his Bachelor of Sciences in Biology from Florida State University, located in Tallahassee, Florida.