Dr. Walter O'Brien, MD

Dr. Walter O'Brien, MD

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60 y/o
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Dr. Walter O'Brien, MD is an urology specialist in Reston, VA and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in urology.

The Urology Group

1860 Town Center Dr Ste 160

Reston, VA 20190
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Top Care Areas

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

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Stones
very high
more than 97% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. O'Brien "The Urology Group provides the highest quality urologic care for adults and children. We provide expert diagnosis, treatment and management of urologic conditions. We offer minimally invasive treatments and innovative procedures that help patients improve their quality of life."

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

45  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Lithotripsy
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Radical Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urology Procedure
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Saint Joseph University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Georgetown University Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Georgetown Univ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

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

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. O'Brien to family and friends
18 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

I had a problem with my ultra-large prostate and resulting urine retention for at least the last 20 years. While in a business meeting, I would have to excuse myself every hour or so in order to avoid a complete stoppage and another trip to the Emergency Room.Long airline flights were particularly...more
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I had my annual checkup with Dr. O Dec 22 which was amazing as usual. Courteous receptionist, amazing Asst in Tina and of course Dr. O is the BEST. I live 85 miles away now since I left Vienna fo Hollywood MD in May 2016. Coming to Reston for my Urology check up in this office is worth the drive....more
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Dr. O'Brien has done an outstanding job explaining the physiology relating to what he has treated me for over the past several years. He has helped me make informed decisions at several junctures, including treatment for cancer. I feel very fortunate to have been referred to him, and would highly...more
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Dr O'Brien has been my outstanding urologist for over 15 years and leads a most professional practice characterized by conscientious and courteous care for all his patients. I thoroughly endorse his practice and leadership. J. Caseman
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Dr O'Brien is very professional and explains everything in great deal. I feel very comfortable going to Dr. O'Brien.
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