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Dr. Marie O'Brien, DO

Rheumatology ·  Female

Dr. O'Brien

Dr. Marie O'Brien, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Allentown, PA. She graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine and specializes in rheumatology.


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(484) 884-1389

Dr. O'Brien accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
American Republic
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
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Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
EmblemHealth
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Geisinger Health Plan
Golden Rule
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Medica
Medicaid
Mutual of Omaha
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Dr. O'Brien's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien treats Osteoporosis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. O'Brien treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of her peers

Dr. O'Brien treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien treats Fibromyalgia more than 98% of her peers

Dr. O'Brien treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. O'Brien's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Patients with chronic diseases need special care and attention. It's important for me to educate patients so they feel more in control of their disease and their lives.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Dr. O'Brien's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. O'Brien

4.4

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Excellent doctor. She prescribed a med for me that might interfere with my kidney ( I had one removed 12 years ago). My problem was the gout. She had me get blood work every 3-6 months. I haven't had the gout since then, and she looked after my kidney better than my kidney doctor. I have since...Read More
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Dr. O’Brien is kind and caring. She goes to lengths to find a problem and relief for it. She listens and understands what I explain. She is highly intelligent and excellent at recognizing rare diseases. She doesn’t pile on prescriptions like many doctors do. She will try to help with anything that...Read More
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Dr. O'Brien was very friendly and explained many concerns to me. She took her time and did not rush like many other doctors do. I highly recommend her!
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Upon work-up for RA, my wife was also diagnosed with active hepatitis virus. Instead of attempting to work with a gastroenterology specialist to treat both conditions, this physician refused to see my wife again -- instead, she discharged my wife from her practice "until you clear the virus". ...Read More
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Dr Marie is a great rheumatologist and was the first to really help me after a 10 year horror story of Pain meds and misdiagnosis. She is caring, thorough, and sympathetic. She truly cares. I only got to see her a few times before my insurance was no longer accepted by her group, but she gave me...Read More
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