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Dr. Joseph O'Brien, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
4.5
Accepting new patients
21 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview

Dr. Joseph O'Brien, MD is a Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery Specialist in Bethesda, MD. They specialize in Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 21 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine - Washington, DC and is affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital and Virginia Hospital Center.

Dr. O'Brien works at OrthoBethesda in Bethesda, MD with other offices in Arlington, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Back Pain, Spondylolisthesis and Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    OrthoBethesda
    10215 Fernwood Rd Ste 506, Bethesda, MD 20817 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 530-1010
    Monday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    OrthoBethesda
    1635 N George Mason Dr Ste 180, Arlington, VA 22205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (703) 567-4706
    Monday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Wednesday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Suburban Hospital
  • Virginia Hospital Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Fracture Chevron Icon
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Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow) Chevron Icon
Morton's Neuroma Chevron Icon
Neck Muscle Strain Chevron Icon
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury) Chevron Icon
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) Chevron Icon
Osteosarcoma Chevron Icon
Pathological Spine Fracture Chevron Icon
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Peripheral Nerve Disorders Chevron Icon
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance Chevron Icon
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    4.6
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    Based on 70 ratings
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    Oct 28, 2022
    He’s a caring surgeon who really improved the quality of my life.
    Bella — Oct 28, 2022
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    About Dr. Joseph O'Brien, MD

    Specialties
    • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1437109907
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Combined Neurosurgery/Orthopedic Adult Reconstructive Spine Surgery At Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Of Maryland
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • George Washington University School of Medicine - Washington, DC
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Joseph O'Brien, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. O'Brien is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. O'Brien has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. O'Brien has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. O'Brien has seen patients for Back Pain, Spondylolisthesis and Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. O'Brien on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    70 patients have reviewed Dr. O'Brien. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. O'Brien.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. O'Brien, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. O'Brien appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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