Dr. Budde has been practicing as a primary care physician since 2003. Originally from New England, he got his MD from American University of the Caribbean and completed his residency at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan. He is board certified in Family Medicine and before joining our center in Las Vegas, he worked for nine years at the Nevada Health Centers and at Southwest Medical Associates for another eight. According to Dr. Budde, about half of his career has been spent working with senior populations in a primary care role. “It’s given me the experience to provide excellent, primary, acute and chronic care as well as preventative medicine,” he says. Since he has joined the CenterWell team, Dr. Budde appreciates the friendly, comprehensive and efficient team approach to care, since it aligns with his own philosophy, which includes a team-based approach and open discussions on different types of care. When asked what he enjoys most about his profession, Dr. Budde says, “I enjoy meeting new people, following their continuity of medical care, and treating challenging medical conditions.” When it comes to ensuring patient satisfaction, Budde says that his goal is to treat his patients like family members . Dr. Budde has four children, and some of his hobbies include traveling, fishing, and camping.