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

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

245 Ratings
75 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

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

4.8 out of 5

245 Ratings
75 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

4.8 out of 5

Francis X. O'Brien, M.D.245 Ratings
75 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
4.8
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
4.6



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.

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

9/3/2014

Dr. O'Brien takes care to listen carefully. He explains treatments/options very clearly. I always leave his office knowing I've be treated to the best of his ability. I would absolutely recommend him/his office.

8/28/2014

Excellent in all areas

8/20/2014

Good.

8/20/2014

*Dr. O'Brien is the best I have ever had.

8/19/2014

I have complete confidence in *Dr O Brien he and his staff go beyond the call of duty for me and my family.

8/19/2014

I consider Dr. O'Brien to be very competent, thorough, and I value my medical care from him.

8/15/2014

*Dr. O'Brien is a dedicated physician and I was fortunate to be his patient.

8/14/2014

Have always had very good care from Dr.O'Brien,he is kind, respectful, pleasant, very knowledgeable.He has always listened to me, explained his decisions and made me feel that he is interested in my care. I feel I could not expect to find better care ANYWHERE!

8/14/2014

*Dr. O'Brien is a caring compassionate and knowledgeable physician.

8/14/2014

Very good.

8/7/2014

Dr. O'Brien is the most knowledgable physician I have ever experienced. I feel extremely fortunate to have his services.

7/28/2014

Dr. O'Brien is always friendly, courteous and thorough. He does an excellent job meeting my health care needs.

7/24/2014

Never a bad experience under Dr. O'Brien

7/22/2014

Dr. O'Brien is an outstanding doctor - I could not imagine anyone better! He asks detailed questions, listens carefully to my responses, and follows up thoroughly. I recommend him without hesitation to anyone looking for an internist.

7/18/2014

Love *Fran O'Brien!

7/17/2014

Excellent= consistently

7/17/2014

Dr. Obrien is the finest Dr. I have ever worked with. I'm 70 so that is a lot.

7/10/2014

*Dr. O'Brien does the most extensive exam of any doctor I have ever been to.

7/8/2014

My care provider is excellent in all ways

7/4/2014

My physician is always courteous and easy to talk with. My confidence is him is reflected in the time I have kept him as my primary care physician (I see at least 6 other physicians at WFUP).

6/26/2014

Care was given immediately.

6/24/2014

Dr. O'Brien is an excellent, caring physician.

6/23/2014

Dr. Francis O'Brien is one of the most perceptive, meticulous, knowledgeable, and thorough Dr.'s I've ever known. He rises a rank above a Dr. to be a true physician. Time and again, I've seen him presented with laundry list of about 20 symptoms, and quickly sort through to the most critical parameters without becoming lost in a morass of superfluous data. I have referred 4 or 5 of the most difficult cases to him with positive results in each case. You have a gem in Dr. O'Brien and would be wise to recognize it.

6/20/2014

*Dr. O'Brien is a great dr. Always takes time to help you.

6/18/2014

I have recommended Dr O'Brien to others

6/16/2014

provider is the best!!

6/2/2014

Outstanding

5/31/2014

This doctor is not my regular doctor. But if I ever wanted a new doctor or one to fill in again , I would most assuredly choose this one (Dr. O Brien). He was unbelievable.. I and my husband truly appreciate his attention and concern.

5/29/2014

I have never had a more through physician!

5/29/2014

I have been seeing him for over ten years and have the utmost confidence in him. he is always available to answer questions and concerns.

5/19/2014

*Dr. O'Brien is also my oldest son's doctor, and husband's until his death.

4/30/2014

Dr. O'Brien has gone out of his way to show his concern for my health. He has called me at night (between appointments) to check on my health.

4/27/2014

I have been going to Dr. O'Brien's office for years and I've always been treated well. I would recommend anyone to have Dr. O'Brien as their doctor.

4/27/2014

Dr. O'Brien may be the best doctor I may have seen in the past 40 years in the US

4/25/2014

Dr. O'Brien is the best Dr. I have seen in my 75 years. He is a very caring Dr., he goes the extra mile in ways such as calling to pass on results of tests, checking to see if your condition has improved after he had treated me for sickness.

4/22/2014

This provider has always been a great caring professional.

4/21/2014

Dr. OBrien is fabulous

4/21/2014

Dr. O'Brien does a great job in asking and answering questions regarding my health. He is thorough and always easy to talk to. I would highly recommend him.

4/20/2014

Although I have had good doctors in the past, Dr. O'Brien is by far the best. He is wonderful. I recommend him to anyone I hear is looking for a doctor.

4/15/2014

I have bee haven seeing Dr. Obrien for the past ten years. I have complete confidence in him

3/31/2014

Good.

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