Dr. Paul E. O'Brien, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 45

96 JONATHAN LUCAS ST HOLLINGS C
Charleston, SC 29425
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Hospital Quality

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Musc Medical Center
171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Medical University Of SC HO
Medical University Of SC HO
96 JONATHAN LUCAS ST HOLLINGS C
Charleston, SC 29425
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    Dr. O'Brien's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1963
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    • Biliary Drainage
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
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    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. O'Brien

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1954

    Residency Hospital

    Evanston Hospital Evanston Nwstn Health Care
    Complete in 2000

    Fellowship Hospital

    Yale Canc Center Yale University
    Complete in 2004
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. O'Brien & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. O'Brien's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Musc Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. O'Brien

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. O'Brien to family and friends

    1 response
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    Dr. O'Brien's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 1 response
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. O'Brien
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. O'Brien accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Mutual of Omaha
    • NGS CoreSource
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Medical University Of SC HO
    96 JONATHAN LUCAS ST HOLLINGS C
    Charleston, SC 29425
    (843) 792-4271 (Office)
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