Dr. Sean O'Brien, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 54
  
Dr. O'Brien

Surgical Group/SW Michigan

1535 Gull Rd Ste 20 Kalamazoo, MI 49048

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Dr. Sean O'Brien, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Kalamazoo, MI and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. O'Brien has more experience with Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Peripheral Vascular Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine medical school in 1992. He is affiliated with Ascension Borgess Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. O'Brien to book an appointment.


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Dr. O'Brien accepts the following insurance:

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Practice Areas

Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

Typically treats 93% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 94% of their peers

Dr. O'Brien treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 92% of their peers

Dr. O'Brien performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 84% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 92% of their peers

Dr. O'Brien treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 77% of their peers

Dr. O'Brien treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. O'Brien treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien treats Venous Insufficiency more than 94% of their peers

Dr. O'Brien treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Brien treats Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis more than 94% of their peers

Dr. O'Brien treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

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Dr. O'Brien's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

Dr. O'Brien's Reviews

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4.8

Based on 19 ratings

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  • Listened & answered questions (17)
  • Appointment scheduling (16)
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By far the best doctor/surgeon I ever had. Great office and bedside manner. Answers all questions in a clear and understandable way. I highly recommend.
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dennis Grimski – Jul 07, 2020
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Excellent surgeon! Would highly recommend.
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Kalamazoo , MI – Jun 22, 2019
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He is outstanding
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Plainwell, MI – Jan 02, 2019
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One of the highest skilled surgeons we have ever had the pleasure working with. We felt totally confident and thanked God for our paths crossing. Thank you Dr.O'Brien.
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Battle Creek, MI – Feb 25, 2017
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Great doctor,caring and patient. Makes u feel things will get better give u lots of hope but not false hope. He was my rock after my surgery. If I ever needed help again I would call on him. Now can't say much about his colleges but he is a star in my book. Before u do anything consult with Dr O'Brien
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Grand Ledge, MI – Jun 07, 2016
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He truly cares about your well being. Excellent surgeon.
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Char Delbridge in Kalamazoo, MI – May 01, 2016
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He is a very good surgeon. We are not afraid to put ourselves in his hands.
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Biography

Dr. Sean O'Brien, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Kalamazoo, MI and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. O'Brien has more experience with Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, an...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

1999
Hahnemann/McP University Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Mich State U/Kalamazoo
Residency Hospital
1993
Grace Hosp/wayne State University
Internship Hospital
1992
Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Surgical Group/SW Michigan

Surgical Group of South West Michigan1535 Gull Rd Ste 20 Kalamazoo, MI 49048
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Ascension Borgess Hospital

Kalamazoo, MI

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)