Dr. Joseph O'Brien, MD

Dr. Joseph O'Brien, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph O'Brien, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Washington, DC. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

2112 F St NW

Washington, DC 20037

Contact Information

(301) 251-1433

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Scoliosis
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. O'Brien does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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

  • The George Washington University School Of Medicine & Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Maryland
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. O'Brien has no awards or honors listed.

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
4.2
based on 18 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. O'Brien's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Stupidly believed my life mattered to this doctor. If it's not the perfect outcome, he is done with you. Too many like him - don't want to have to problem solve nor see you as a person.
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in Manassas, VA |
As far as I am concerned Dr. O'Brien is a professional that knows exactly what he is doing. I feel extremely safe in his hands and value his opinion about my wellness. He has performed surgeries on me that has truly taken myself from pain to no pain
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in Northern Va |
Went to Dr O'Brien suffering from herniated disk in lower back, causing extreme pain in left leg and buttocks. I drive cement-mixer and the pills and injections were no longer working. Dr O'Brien reviewed MRI and told me how he could solve this problem. After getting 2nd opinion and a lot of...more
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Wake Forest, NC |
Dr. O'Brien and his direct team define the standard of care. While their expertise and professionalism are unquestionable, the personal attention and quite frankly hand-holding for worry-prone patients like me are reassuring and very welcome in the otherwise "bottom line" focused healthcare...more
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in Alexandria, VA |
Nine weeks ago Dr. O'Brien performed a partial laminectomy on my L4/L5. Prior to the surgery I had excruciating pain through my lumbar region and legs. It was to the point where I could not sit or lay flat without agony. I am so happy to report that I walked out of the hospital the day of the...more
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Dr. O'Brien accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. O'Brien has admitting privileges

The George Washington University Hospital
900 23rd St NW
Washington, DC 20037
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