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

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

368 Ratings
72 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

368 Ratings
72 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

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

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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.368 Ratings
72 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
5.0
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.

3/13/2017

Dr. O'Brien is an amazing doctor who is caring and extremely knowledgeable. He exemplifies what a physician should be. Wake Forest is lucky to have him.

3/5/2017

great

2/28/2017

I have seen several doctors over the past 40 years in the US. Dr. O'brien is without a doubt the most caring, attentive and courteous doctor I have ever known. Wake Forest Baptist should consider using Dr. Obrien to teach incoming primary care doctors how to take care of patients.

2/25/2017

This physician is the best I've ever had with my care. He's very compassionate and cares about my emotional health as well as my physical health. I hate to see anyone else cause of how much I trust his judgments. We need more doctors like him!

2/23/2017

*Dr. O'Brien is better than the best of the best. Very concerned.

2/22/2017

Most professional attitude and extremely helpful.

2/14/2017

Dr. O'Brien is the best!

2/4/2017

He is the best wouldn't give him up would follow him to the moon and back

1/31/2017

My provider is a very caring doctor, and I always feel comfortable in his care.

1/23/2017

*Dr. O'Brien is very professional. At the same time, he is very personable. He listens to what you say and answers your questions so that you understand.

1/21/2017

I am 82 years old and have seen many doctors during those years. Dr. Francis O'Brien is by far the BEST doctor I have ever seen. He seems truly concerned about my health and never too busy to spend as much time as needed with me. I consider him not only my doctor but a caring friend.

1/20/2017

Have seen over 15 years. Best ever. I depend on him.

1/18/2017

*Dr. O'Brien has always spent as much time with me and my concerns as necessary.

12/20/2016

*Dr. O'Brien is an exceptional doctor!!

12/18/2016

Dr Obrien is an outstanding Doctor

12/7/2016

Dr. O'Brien has been my primary care physician for years and he is terrific. I definitely would recommend him if I knew he was accepting patients but I don't know if he is or not. Even if Dr. O'Brien isn't taking new patients, however, I can wholeheartedly recommend the WFU practice there as all of my experiences there have been entirely satisfactory.

12/1/2016

All the doctors that I see at WFBH are excellent *Dr. O'Brien is excellent in every respect...

11/29/2016

always very responsive to questions and concerns and follows up

11/15/2016

Good.

11/14/2016

Good.

11/13/2016

*Dr. O'Brien is the best physician I have ever had contact with - he needs to be cloned hopefully he can teach his methods to others.

11/9/2016

Dr. O'Brien is an excellent caring physician who I have recommended to numerous other people to seek their medical care from him and the Internal Medicine department. They have totally agreed with me that he is the best doctor they have ever had.

11/5/2016

Dr. O'Brien is, without a doubt, the best provider I have ever had

11/2/2016

Dr. O'Brien has to be the most thorough, kind and thoughtful physician I have ever met. He did not mince words but was clear and careful. Please let me remain in his care

10/31/2016

Simply the best doctor on the planet

10/31/2016

I feel I am getting excellent care at Wake Forest Medical Center Everytime I have had to be at Hospital for family or myself!

10/26/2016

this was a work-in appt. made by the dr., listed as urgent for 20 minutes, but he spent at least 40 minutes with me.

10/25/2016

No bad experience over a long period of years *Dr. O'Brien is a remarkably outstanding physician and maintains an excellent supportive team. I am privileged to have recommended him to family and friends on several occasions.

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

Excellent Physician, have been under his care for years now

8/31/2016

Dr. O'Brien is an exceptional doctor.

8/23/2016

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

8/23/2016

excellent Doctor, very thorough

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

6/26/2016

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

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.

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