Dr. Joan O'Brien, MD

Dr. Joan O'Brien, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Joan O'Brien, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Dartmouth College in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

51 N 39th St

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 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

See how frequently Dr. O'Brien performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. O'Brien's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  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

2  Procedures

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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. O'Brien to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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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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