Dr. John O'Brien, MD

Dr. John O'Brien, MD

Internal MedicineMale

Accepting new patients

Dr. John O'Brien, MD is a Internal Medicine Specialist in Newton, MA and has over 52 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Albany Medical College medical school in 1970. He is affiliated with medical facilities Brigham And Women's Hospital and Newton - Wellesley Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. O'Brien to book an appointment.

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MDVIP - Newton, Massachusetts

MDVIP - Newton, Massachusetts2000 Washington Street 570, 5th Floor Newton, MA 2462
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Dr. O'Brien's Reviews

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4.1

Based on 9 ratings

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Dr. O’Brien and his staff are the finest in the medical field. They are very professional, considerate, and extremely knowledgeable. It is actually a joy to see Dr. OBrien and his staff each year. Dr. O’Brien is an excellent physician. I have been going to him for over 20 years and think he is the finest in his profession.
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He is personable, experienced, and compassionate. Dr. O'Brien and his team go out of there way to address your issues and to make sure that your expectations are being met. Their network enables them to go the extra mile to expedite urgent issues to accommodate all your needs. I would highly recommend him and his team.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. O'Brien's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anosmia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bronchitis
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cold Sore
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fever
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Laryngitis
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Prostatitis
  • Purpura
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stye
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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(617) 263-8305

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About Me

Care Philosophy

MDVIP empowers physicians with advanced diagnostic tools and support that help them deliver a better healthcare experience for more than 350,000 patients...Read more

Biography

Dr. O'Brien, Board Certified Internal Medicine physician, offers a different approach to primary care. He sees fewer patients, which means more time for...Read more

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Concierge Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1976
Boston VA Hosp
Residency Hospital
1972
Rochester Genl Hosp
Residency Hospital
1971
Rochester Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital
1970
Albany Medical College
Medical School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. John O'Brien, MD?

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What are Dr. John O'Brien, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. O'Brien frequently treats Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chronic Care Management, and Painful Urination (Dysuria). See all procedures and conditions Dr. O'Brien treats.

Where is Dr. John O'Brien, MD's office located?

Dr. O'Brien's office is located at 2000 Washington Street 570, 5th Floor, Newton, MA 2462. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. John O'Brien, MD offer telehealth services?

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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. O'Brien is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Newton - Wellesley Hospital

Newton, MA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)