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

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

346 Ratings
59 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: 336-716-3787

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

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

NPI Number

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

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

346 Ratings
59 Comments
 

Francis X. O'Brien, M.D.

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Contact Information

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

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.346 Ratings
59 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
4.6



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.

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.

11/21/2015

I gave "very good" ratings after careful thought. I don't take surveys lightly.

11/16/2015

*Dr. O'Brien is an excellent physician.

11/9/2015

In my working career, I moved quite often so I was treated by numerous doctors over a 40 year period. Of all the doctors I have seen in those years, Dr. O'Brien is head and shoulders above them all. He is, simply put, the best doctor on the planet!

10/29/2015

Excellent Physician

10/26/2015

Dr O is caring considerate and a great doc....

10/21/2015

So far so good.

10/8/2015

Dr. O'Brien is an excellent provider. He is very thorough. He listens to the patient and carefully reads the patient chart as well as review it with the patient. He is courtesy and caring and expresses genuine interest in his patients. His bed side manner is one of the best I've encountered throughout my life. He's an asset to Wake Forest, his patients and to all who know him. We need more providers like Dr. O'Brien.

10/7/2015

I always recommend my provider to my family and friends

10/7/2015

Excellent experience

9/30/2015

Dr. O'Brien is a top-notch physician, caring and capable. I appreciate the personal attention he gives.

9/29/2015

Anyone would be fortunate to have this care provider.

9/29/2015

Dr O'Brien is a marvelous and caring physician. He cares for me and I know many of his other patients who respect his ability as I do. He is like a son to me. Most professional but caring. Wise but kind.I love his manner and would recommend him to anyone. He is a delight to know and I am happy he cares for me so well!!!!

9/25/2015

Dr Obrien is one of the best

9/24/2015

In all respects, very good.

9/22/2015

One of your best PCP's

9/18/2015

Very good.

9/14/2015

dr. obrien is one of the best doctors I've had.

9/9/2015

love him

9/8/2015

No bad experiences.

8/31/2015

Dr. O'Brien provides excellent care; he is very thorough and thoughtful and is a very caring individual.

8/31/2015

Dr. O'Brien is a very caring physician. He provides excellent and compassionate care for me.

8/26/2015

Keenly intelligent doctor, caring, concerned & good sense of humor!

8/11/2015

I have never had as much confidence in my personal physician as I do in Dr. O'Brien

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

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!

5/7/2015

*Dr. O'Brien is excellent!

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