Dr. Michael O'Brien, MD

Dr. Michael O'Brien, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael O'Brien, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.

4708 Alliance Blvd Ste 810

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(214) 556-0561

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. O'Brien

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

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

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Deformities
very high
more than 99% 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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. O'Brien "At the Southwest Scoliosis Institute, we are committed to providing the highest quality care in the diagnosis and treatment of complex spine, scoliosis and revision surgery — including pediatric and adult spinal deformity, spinal tumors, and degenerative conditions of the spine in a private, comfortable setting."
8

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
113

Conditions Treated

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthrogryposis - Severe Scoliosis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx Injuries
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Congenital Deformity
  • Congenital Pseudoarthrosis
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Lupus
  • Middle Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Bone Trauma
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylosis Cervical Without Myelopathy
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures

Less

Read Less
83

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Closed Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Complex Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Complex Spinal Reconstruction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Failed Back Surgery Revision
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Disorders Treatment
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Operative Spine Treatment
  • Open Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Pediatric Cervical Surgery
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Posterior Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine and Back Procedures
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Vertebroplasty
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

Less

Read Less

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Columbia Universi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • State University Of New York Brookl
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • State University Of New York At Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Hospital SUNY Health S C Bklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Wash University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • National Hospital For Neurology and Neurosurgery London
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Scoliosis Research Society Traveling Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

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

Dr. O'Brien does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. O'Brien and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. O'Brien's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. O'Brien to family and friends
4.3
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

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

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. O'Brien is amazing. I had to have a spinal fusion from L-5 through T-11 in 2006. I have not had any problems since that surgery almost 12 years ago. Thank you so very much Dr. O'Brien!
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
Dr. O'Brien is AMAZING!!!! I was Diagnosed with Scoliosis at 14yrs old. I wanted to get the surgery then but the doctors felt that it would be too much risk. 2016 I came to Dr. O'Brien and expressed my concerns and insecurities about my spine. I had the surgery done 5/25/2016 and looking at my...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this
Dr. O'Brian discussed my problems and scheduled appropriate tests required to determine if I needed back surgery. An follow-up appointment was scheduled 3 month later to give me time to think if I wanted surgery. Even gave me his cell phone number so if my son who is also in medicine could talk to...more
Was this helpful? YESNot Helpful
Flag this

Are you Dr. O'Brien?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
(100)
Orthopedic Surgery
(83)
Orthopedic Surgery
(56)
Orthopedic Surgery
(85)
Orthopedic Surgery
(33)
Orthopedic Surgery
(62)
Sports Medicine
(88)
Orthopedic Surgery
(51)
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
(32)
Orthopedic Surgery
(35)