Dr. Joan O'Brien, MD

Dr. Joan O'Brien, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 60
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joan O'Brien, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. She is 60 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

51 N 39th St

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Tumor
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more than 11% of peers
Eye Cancer
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more than 3% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
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more than 3% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
19

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
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Procedures

  • Canthotomy
  • Eyelid Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • Dartmouth College
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Mass Eye and Ear Infirm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mass Eye and Ear Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Uc San Francisco Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. O'Brien has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. O'Brien's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. O'Brien to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. O'Brien's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. O'Brien accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. O'Brien has admitting privileges

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 N 39th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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