Dr. Katherine O'Brien, MD

Dr. Katherine O'Brien, MD

Geriatric MedicineFemaleAge 35

Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Katherine O'Brien, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Washington, DC. She is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Her office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.


Johns Hopkins Sibley Mem Hosp

Washington Office3800 Reservoir Rd Nw Ste 6phc Washington, DC 20007
New Patient?
(312) 574-3157

Northwestern Medical Group

Mcgaw Medical Center675 N Saint Clair St Ste 18-200 Chicago, IL 60611
New Patient?
(312) 574-3157

At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals
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Experience and Background Checks


Background Check

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Dr. O'Brien's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Geriatric Assessment

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien performs Geriatric Assessment more than 80% of her peers

Dr. O'Brien performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien performs Vaccination more than 80% of her peers

Dr. O'Brien performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 56% of her peers

Dr. O'Brien treats this condition more than 56% of her peers

Dr. O'Brien's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Anemia
  • Anosmia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Back Pain
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dementia
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Skin
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fall
  • Fall Prevention and Safety Program
  • Frailty
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gait Analysis
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Hernia
  • House Call
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Recurrent Falls
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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(312) 574-3157

Dr. O'Brien accepts the following insurance:

Aetna Better Health
Aetna HMO
Aetna Student Health
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice POS II
Elect Choice
Health Network Option
Limited Benefits Insurance Plan PPO
Managed Choice POS
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PPO
Open Access Aetna Select
Open Access Elect Choice
Open Access HMO
Open Access Managed Choice
Open Choice PPO
Peformance Network
Premier Care Network
Quality Point-of-Service POS
Savings Plus
Traditional Choice
Voluntary Group Medical Plan
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO
Blue Precision HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Choice Fund Open Access Plus
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Global Health Benefits
GWH Open Access Plus POS
Network Open Access
Open Access
Open Access HMO
Open Access Plus
Open Access POS
Shared Administration
Community Care Alliance of Illinois
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care HMO
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
CoventryOne HMO
Coventry Health Care of Illinois
Coventry Health Care of Illinois HMO
Coventry Health Care of Illinois POS
Coventry Health Care of Illinois PPO
Family Health Network
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care) POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
Harken Health
Health Alliance
HealthLink HMO
HealthLink PPO
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Community Health Connect
Community Health Connect Elite
Community Health Connect Premier
Workers Compensation
Choice Care PPO
Choice POS POS
HMO Premier HMO
Humana EPO
Humana PPO
National POS
National POS – Open Access POS
National Preferred Open Access
Preferred PPO
Meridian Health Plan
Private HealthCare Systems
Prime Extra
Prime Select
Prime Standard
TRICARE Prime Remote
TRICARE Reserve Select
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
Choice Plus
Medicare Advantage
Options PPO
Select HMO
Select Plus EPO
Select Plus HMO
Select Plus POS

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a geriatrician, I have always had a passion for caring for seniors. I work closely with my patients and families to provide excellent care wherever...Read more


Dr. O'Brien is originally from Indiana. She received her M.D. from Georgetown University, and completed both her internship and residency at Georgetown...Read more


  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications


McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern Unversity
Fellowship Hospital


Frequently Asked Questions

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

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (312) 574-3157, and for other questions, call (202) 444-2000.

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

Dr. O'Brien has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Katherine O'Brien, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Katherine O'Brien, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. O'Brien's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Katherine O'Brien, MD accept my insurance?

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

Dr. O'Brien frequently treats Geriatric Assessment, Vaccination, and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). See all procedures and conditions Dr. O'Brien treats.

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

Dr. O'Brien's office is located at 3800 Reservoir Rd Nw Ste 6phc, Washington, DC 20007. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Chicago, IL

83% Patients that would definitely recommend, 13% higher than the national average

18 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)