Dr. Paul O'Brien, MD
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General Surgery | Male

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Dr. Paul O'Brien, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Charleston, SC. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 63 years. Dr. O'Brien is affiliated with Musc Medical Center.

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    Dr. O'Brien's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
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    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
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    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1954

    • Residency Hospital
      Evanston Hospital Evanston Nwstn Health Care

      Completed in 2000

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Yale Canc Center Yale University

      Completed in 2004

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Biliary Drainage
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Heart Surgery
    • Lung Surgery
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy