Dr. Stephen O'Brien, MD

Dr. Stephen O'Brien, MD

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Age 63
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Dr. Stephen O'Brien, MD is a sports medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia in 1981 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic sports medicine.

525 E 71st St Ste 109

New York, NY 10021

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  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Dr. O'Brien's Experience

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Dr. O'Brien's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

73  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • University Of Virginia
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Yale University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hospital Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. O'Brien's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. O'Brien to family and friends
41 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

I was incredibly nervous about my bicep transfer/rotator surgery. But Dr. O'Brien really made me feel good about it all. He's incredibly focussed and follows up and remembers details in ways that many doctors don't. His staff is equally on top of it. I was always called when I said I would be,...more
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The proof is in the results. Dr. O'Brien reconstructed or son's knee 'ACL' and the kid went on to play college lacrosse for two more years without losing a beat. My wife a life long nurse would soon after this have a fall and require rotator cuff reconstruction. After experincing the complete...more
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I am a very satisfied patient of Dr. O'Brien. He replaced both of my knees and recovery was excellent. He's very knowledgeable and caring and always paid attention to my concerns. I've referred many people to him over the years. He has a wonderful staff, who also have been attentive to my...more
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Dr O'Brien improved my life greatly! After two doctors said I didn't need a new knee, he took one look, scheduled surgery, and did a perfect job. Now after ten years my knee works fine: I'm 80; I walk, I play softball, basketball, and golf. In follow-up he has assessed my knee accurately, and...more
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I suffered with knee pain for 5 years before I had a total knee replacement in December 2013. Since the surgery my lifestyle is back to normal. I am so happy to be able to walk without any pain or swelling. I was concerned about having the surgery by Dr. O'Brien calmed all my fears. I was treated...more
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