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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 57

10700 Charter Dr Ste 100
Columbia, MD 21044
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Dr. O'Brien's Experience

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Dr. O'Brien's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. O'Brien Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Hospital Quality

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Medstar Montgomery Medical Center
18101 Prince Philip Dr
Olney, MD 20832

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Potomac Valley Orthopdic Assocs
Potomac Valley Orthopdic Assocs
10700 Charter Dr Ste 100
Columbia, MD 21044
Potomac Valley Orthopedic Assoc
Potomac Valley Orthopedic Assoc
3801 International Dr Ste 200
Silver Spring, MD 20906
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    Dr. O'Brien's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
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    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
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    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Myelopathy
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. O'Brien

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Maryland.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Georgetown University
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    Georgetown University Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Georgetown University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. O'Brien & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
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    3.8 out of 5

    Dr. O'Brien's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    13 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    12 responses

    Experience with Dr. O'Brien

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.9 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.8 out of 5

    13 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

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    Is Dr. O'Brien accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • National Heritage Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Potomac Valley Orthopdic Assocs
    10700 Charter Dr Ste 100
    Columbia, MD 21044
    (410) 992-7800 (Office)
    B
    Potomac Valley Orthopedic Assoc
    3801 International Dr Ste 200
    Silver Spring, MD 20906
    (301) 598-9715 (Office)
    C
    Potomac Valley Ortho Assocs
    3414 Olandwood Ct
    Olney, MD 20832
    (301) 774-0500 (Office)
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