Dr. Richard O'Brien, MD

Dr. Richard O'Brien, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(2)
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Dr. Richard O'Brien, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. He is 52 years old.

932 Morreene Rd

Durham, NC 27705

Contact Information

(919) 668-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • POMCO Group
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

EMG (Electromyography)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dementia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Alzheimer's Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
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Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Harvard
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Massachusetts Gen
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts Gen
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hopkins Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. O'Brien has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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
3.0
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. O'Brien's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I absolutely would not. A vile individual.
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We need more doctors like Dr. O'Brien. He listen to his patient(s) and willingness to help them, is off the charts. Thank You!! Don't change anything. Finally, your secretary is a cut above. GOD BLESS!! Dwight Stone
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. O'Brien accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. O'Brien has admitting privileges

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans St
Baltimore, MD 21287
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