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Francis X. O'Brien, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

353 Ratings
71 Comments
 

Francis X. O'Brien, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Locations

University Internal Medicine - Country Club

Clinical Interests

General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-3787
Department: 336-716-3787

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Yale University, 1981
  • M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, 1985
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Cooper Med Ctr, 1988

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Memberships

  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Forsyth County Medical Society
  • Forsyth-Davie-Stokes Medical S

NPI Number

  • 1558348441
Francis X. O'Brien, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

353 Ratings
71 Comments
 

Francis X. O'Brien, M.D.

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-3787 | Department: 336-716-3787

Recent Publications

Prolongation of QTc intervals and risk of death among patients with sickle cell disease. Upadhya B, Ntim W, Brandon Stacey R, Henderson R, Leedy D, O'Brien FX, Knovich MA.. Eur J Haematol. 2013;91(2):170-178.

Prolongation of QTc intervals and risk of sudden death among patients with sickle cell diseases [abstract]. Upadhya B, Ntim W, Dworkin J, Leedy D, O'Brien FX, Connor R, Cruz JM.. Blood. 2007;110(11 Pt 1):667A.

All Publications

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Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

General Internal Medicine
Francis X. O'Brien, M.D.

Francis X. O'Brien, M.D.

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

Francis X. O'Brien, M.D.353 Ratings
71 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.9
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.9
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
5.0
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
5.0
Patients' confidence in CP
5.0
Time CP spent with patient
5.0
Wait time at clinic
4.7



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

10/24/2016

Dr. Obrien has been my doctor for more than 14 years. He has always provided excelent care for my husband and me.

10/19/2016

Dr. O'Brien is a wonderful doctor. I would not want anyone else.

10/17/2016

Dr.O'Brien is one of a kind. His care of Mike and me is excellent and he is extraordinary in his care for us. He needs to be the role model for excellent care. I feel so privileged to be his patient!!

10/13/2016

Dr Obrien is the best!

10/5/2016

ALWAYS IMPRESSED BY DR O'BRIENS ATTENTION AND CONCERN.

10/1/2016

Dr. O'Brien has been my doctor for a long time. I consider him the best one at the medical facility

9/30/2016

Dr. O'Brien is an exceptional physician demonstrating care and concern for the whole patient through the various ages and stages of life. His attention to detail insures a comprehensive approach to any issues that may be confronting his patients.

9/29/2016

*Dr. O'Brien is an outstanding & caring physician who goes above & beyond always.

9/27/2016

I have recommend Dr. O'Brien to others.

9/24/2016

Dr. O'Brien is the very best internal medicine doctor in this area.

9/22/2016

*Dr. O'Brien is a caring provider that provides outstanding medical care.

9/19/2016

Dr. O'Brien is the most perceptive, intuitive, meticulous, most caring and competent physician I have ever been in contact with in my 78 years. He is extraordinary asset to Baptist Hospital.

9/7/2016

Outstanding doctor. Very much a cut above.

9/5/2016

Dr O'Brien is excellent as a doctor and as someone who cares for his patients. Could not say enough nice things about him.

8/31/2016

Dr. O'Brien is an exceptional doctor.

8/31/2016

Excellent Physician, have been under his care for years now

8/23/2016

excellent Doctor, very thorough

8/23/2016

Doctor Francis O'Brien is the best doctor I have ever had

8/22/2016

Great experience! Love Dr. O'Brien!

8/19/2016

I always feel that I have been able to discuss all areas of my health and have left Dr. O'Brien knowing he has listened and responded with the highest level of professionalism and concern.

8/10/2016

No bad experiences - over a period of 50 or more years.

8/1/2016

He's been my PCP for over 15 years and I hope to continue under his care for years to come!!!

7/29/2016

*Dr. O'Brien is the best. He is caring, knowledgeable, takes time to check record, be sure of info. I trust him.

7/29/2016

Best doctor you could have for general health.

7/28/2016

I live in Greensboro, NC and I believe Wake Forest is the very best in both Winston Salem & Greensboro. I in the past in GREENSBORO - had doctors to give me incorrect information about DEATTACHED RETINA - left eye almost lost my eye. #9. I have seen him every year for 15 yrs.

7/26/2016

Dr. O'Brien is an excellent physician.

7/26/2016

Dr. O'Brien is an excellent doctor. He is courteous, friendly, thorough and attentive to all my medical needs. He always provides me with updated information regarding my health and medications. He is a consummate professional and I would highly recommend him to anyone who is in need of a primary care physician.

7/21/2016

Dr. O'Brien is an exceptional primary care physician. He goes out of his way to help and show his concern.

7/21/2016

Sincerely believe I have best working relationship with *Dr. O'Brien of any doctor I have ever dealt with. He listens and works to help solve any problems, not just prescribe a pill or brush it aside. I trust him implicitly with my health care, that he will correctly guide me to living and maintain good health, life stay as I grow older.

7/20/2016

Dr. O'Brien is the best doctor in the US. I trust him completely with my physical/mental care.

7/18/2016

great doctor

7/11/2016

I have been to a lot of drs. in my lifetime, *Dr. O'Brien was more concerned with my health than any dr. I have ever visited.

7/5/2016

Dr O'Brien is my primary care physcian - my "quarterback" for the Wake Forest medical team. He is an excellent physician and an excellent team leader. He smoothly coordinates the services of other doctors and testing facilities at Wake. He communicates and interprets my test results in a remarkably short period of time. I feel like I am in good hands with Doctor O'Brien

6/26/2016

I almost never give all 5s, but Dr. O'Brien is the best!

6/26/2016

I think very highly of Dr O'Brien and would definitely reccommend him

6/21/2016

Dr. O'Brien is is very caring and an extraordinary provider.

6/10/2016

The best.

6/10/2016

Very good.

5/31/2016

They don't come any better than Dr. O'Brien!

5/27/2016

I feel fortunate to have *Dr. O'Brien as my health care provider.

5/25/2016

he's amazing as a doctor and a person

5/24/2016

Dr. O'Brien is very thorough and a caring physician.

5/11/2016

I have been a patient of Dr. OBrien for approx 10 years. He has always been concerned about my health and well being. He helped me quit smoking. He has always been helpful with any problem that I might have.

4/26/2016

Very good.

4/14/2016

Always treated well. Always listed to.

4/14/2016

I have all the confidence in world for *Dr. O'Brien.

4/12/2016

Dr. O'Brien is a thoughtful listener and responds to all my questions. He mentions things I might have forgotten to bring up and this is very helpful.

4/12/2016

Physician was very thorough.

4/11/2016

Excellent Doctor!

4/10/2016

Dr. Obrien is always thorough and friendly. I feel like he truly cares and pays attention. thank you.

4/5/2016

Dr. Obrien is a very compassionate doctor. I could not ask for a better doctor.

3/1/2016

Always excellent

2/27/2016

In my 50+ years of seeing different types physicians in different places, I have found Dr. Francis O'Brien to be the best. He is concerned about my wellbeing, explains all topics in a way I can understand, treats me with extreme courtesy while being very professional. If all the physicians all as caring as Dr. O'Brien, the world will be healthier and happier!

2/24/2016

GREAT

2/23/2016

Fran Obrien is the best in my opinion and he runs the same office.

2/16/2016

Dr. Obrien has always been very attentive to my needs.

2/15/2016

Dr. O'Brien is the very best. I often tell my friends about how communicative he is... he always takes the time needed during an office visit. He often calls at the end of the day to check on his patients. He replies to emails speedily. He is always available - and that is unusual - and I appreciate it.

2/9/2016

Excellent, caring physician who is always thorough in his history taking and physical exam, as well as with providing detailed explanations regarding diagnosis and treatment.

2/9/2016

I think that I made a very good choice on healthcare provider.

2/2/2016

diagnosed with human metapneumovirus which led to pneumonia. everyone in the office was very caring and helpful.

1/27/2016

*Dr. O'Brien is the best!!!

1/27/2016

Very satisfied.

1/19/2016

Dr. Obrien is an excellent physician and a wonderful person

1/18/2016

Excellent physician

1/7/2016

All my experiences with *Dr. O'Brien have been excellent!

1/5/2016

Very happy with Dr. O'Brien. Very professional and helpful with any and all questions I have.

12/23/2015

Dr O'Brien is genuinely caring and concerned. He has helped me tremendously over the past few years.

12/21/2015

Always the very best!!!

12/15/2015

Dr. O'Brien has been my doctor for years and I trust him completely. He is very thorough, kind, and is concerned with both my physical and mental health. I would never go to another primary care physician as long as Dr. O'Brien is practicing medicine. He is the very best.

12/15/2015

This was my first visit to Dr. O'Brien and consisted of an annual physical. Dr. O'Brien spent almost an hour going over my general health and the list of "concerns" I brought with me.

12/7/2015

Expressed multiple concerns. Not all were addressed.

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