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

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

313 Ratings
65 Comments

Francis X. O'Brien, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Locations

University Internal Medicine - Country Club

Clinical Interests

General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-3787
Department: 336-716-6157

Insurance Accepted »

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

313 Ratings
65 Comments

Francis X. O'Brien, M.D.

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-3787 | Department: 336-716-6157

Recent Publications

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

Upadhya B, Ntim W, Dworkin J, Leedy D, O'Brien FX, Connor R, Cruz JM. Prolongation of QTc intervals and risk of sudden death among patients with sickle cell diseases [abstract]. 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.313 Ratings
65 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
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.9
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.

8/3/2015

Dr. O'Brien is the best most thorough doctor ever. I trust him with my life!

7/31/2015

*Dr. O'Brien also sees my mother, husband AND son. He is a wonderful dr.! VERY RESPECTFUL.

7/29/2015

Have recommended this dr. to my brother/sister-in-law. Both patients of his now.

7/22/2015

The care provided was *Dr. O'Brien & I didn't had any bad experience. He is a very good dr., & I could tell he is with great concern for his patients.

7/21/2015

Dr. O'Brien is an excellent physician. He is courteous, friendly, thorough and always willing to listen and discuss any medical questions or concerns I may have. I would highly recommend him to any friend or family member. Wake Health is fortunate to have Dr. O'Brien on their staff.

7/20/2015

Dr. O'Brien is thoughtful, professional, and compassionate; shares his knowledge, communicates well. He is a great physician.

6/29/2015

Dr O'Brien is a great doctor and a professional in every sense. He has been proactive in addressing my needs.

6/25/2015

Dr Obrien is the best doctor, I've had, and very understanding.

6/16/2015

Dr. O'Brien is an excellent, caring physician. He takes time to listen to any problems and then solves them if possible.

6/11/2015

Dr. O'Brien is an ideal doctor in that he is knowledge and caring.

6/9/2015

Good.

5/25/2015

Dr. O'Brien has been my primary care provider for many years. Before seeing him, I had been to many physicians. I struggled with an undiagnosed medical condition. Dr. O'Brien took over my health care and diagnosed my problem. I am very pleased with the excellent care I receive and the improvement of my health since seeing Dr. O'Brien.

5/21/2015

Dr. O'Brien seems to be a person who cares about his patients. He does not mince words when instructing you about ways to live a healthier life (he never fails to let me know that I need to quit smoking and the risks that I'm taking in doing so). I like that in a doctor.

5/15/2015

Dr. O'Brien seems to really CARE about my health and explains things in easy to understand terms. He is the best doctor I've had in my 80 years of going to a doctor!

5/15/2015

Dr. O'Brien is an excellent physician. He listens to his patients and spends as much time with them as they require.

5/7/2015

*Dr. O'Brien is excellent!

4/30/2015

Great doctor, we need more like him.

4/29/2015

Dr O'Brien treats me like I assume he would treat his Mother with the utmost respect. I not only like the young man as a professional, but a loving and caring young man!!!!

4/29/2015

Dr. O'Brien is the best doctor I've ever been to, I would never want to go to anyone else.

4/27/2015

Excellent.

4/27/2015

Always good. Excellent doctor.

4/22/2015

I have been a patient of Dr O'Brian for over 20 yrs and you could not ask for a better doctor. He has been a great help to me over the years.

4/17/2015

listen to what I have to say and asks lots of questions pertaining to my concerns

4/14/2015

I am completely satisfy and confident in the care and treatments I receive.

4/13/2015

Dr. O'Brien is an excellent physician and a very caring person. I would highly recommend him.

4/3/2015

My visits with Dr O' Brien have always been very good and I am very pleased with my choice in good healthcare.

3/24/2015

Dr. O'Brien is a wonderful physician. Caring, patient, brilliant.

3/18/2015

Dr. O'Brien is a great PCP and I would recommend him to anyone who needs a good and understanding doctor.

3/17/2015

*Francis O'Brien is a wonderful care provider.

3/16/2015

Very good experience.

3/3/2015

I have 100% confidence in Dr. O"Brien.

2/26/2015

*Dr. O'Brien is very thorough and I have utmost confidence in him. #8. Excellent.

2/24/2015

Dr. O'Brien is simply the BEST!

2/24/2015

Excellent!!!!!

2/20/2015

As always, Dr. O'Brien was thorough, careful, professional and friendly. He is the best doctor I have ever had and probably the best at Wake Forest Baptist Health.

2/19/2015

I love my doc

2/17/2015

*Dr. O'Brien has been my primary dr. for many years. There is no one better!

2/16/2015

My experience with the staff at WF have always been very good.

2/10/2015

provider is warmer and more personable than sometimes in the past. i appreciate that.

2/10/2015

dr. O'brein is the best! He genuinely is concerned and I never feel rushed or silly for asking questions!

2/5/2015

Exel.

1/30/2015

The best doctor I ever had.

1/29/2015

HE IS THE BEST EVER! SO THOROUG AND KIND! I REALLY KNOW THAT HE IS CONCERNED FOR MY WELLFARE AND I DREAD THE DAY HE RETIRES!

1/17/2015

*Dr. O'Brien is one of the best doctors EVER! Phenomenal.

1/16/2015

*Dr. O'Brien explained in detail about my diabetes questions. My BS's are much better because of his help.

1/14/2015

supreme confidence in him

1/2/2015

Very caring - concern for... treatment friendly yet professional.

12/31/2014

Dr. Obrien is the most helpful physician I have ever had---and that is at least 7 in my 70 years of life

12/30/2014

Would not go anywhere else.

12/4/2014

Excellent experience

12/4/2014

I have a lot of confidence in Dr. O'Brien his is the best

12/4/2014

I know that I will always be given complete attention and consideration from Dr. O' Brien. He spends the necessary time to be familiar with my record and make his decisions on my health and exam.

12/1/2014

*Dr. O'Brien is the most caring, concerned doctor that I have ever had.

11/21/2014

Dr Obrien gave me the inspiration to turn my life around from a declining health point of view. I am now losing weight and with his encouragement I am generally seeing a positive direction mentally and physically.

11/20/2014

I have always experienced an excellent visit with *Dr. O'Brien and staff.

11/9/2014

Dr O Brien has been very good to all members of my family and is excellent at diagnosing illnesses

10/29/2014

Dr. O'Brien is the most caring physician that I have ever seen. He makes certain that all the care I ever need is provided. He is a true asset to me and to all his patients.

10/29/2014

Dr. O'Brien has been my doctor for years I fully trust him with all my healthcare needs.

10/14/2014

I have been a patient of Dr. O'Brien for over a decade. He is always friendly, courteous, and easy to talk to. He allows me to be involved in managing my health. I see him basically once a year for my annual physical.

10/13/2014

I have always been impressed by Dr. O'Brien's promptness, politeness, and concern about my medical care.

10/1/2014

Dr. O'Brien is the best! He is caring and professional. My husband and I have great confidence in him.

9/23/2014

Dr. O'Brien has always been very courteous and professional. He listens to me and addresses any concerns I have for myself and my husband.

9/23/2014

I like my doctor, Francis O'Brien, very much. He is professional and attentive to my issues. He is the reason I moved to Wake Forest Baptist Healthcare

9/17/2014

Dr. O'Brien has always been easy to talk to and with.

9/4/2014

I have never had a bad experience during a visit to Dr. O'Brien

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