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

Doctor Rating

4.9 out of 5

355 Ratings
57 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

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

355 Ratings
57 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.355 Ratings
57 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
5.0
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.

9/29/2017

Dr. O'Brien is a compassionate physician who provides a very thorough evaluation of his patients

9/21/2017

I am most satisfied with my doctor, and am privileged to have him as my physician.

9/6/2017

Excellent.

8/28/2017

Dr O'Brien is an excellent, very knollegable doctor.

8/28/2017

Dr. O'Brien has been my doctor for 17 years and he has kept me healthy with his thoroughness of medical care-attention.

8/25/2017

I have total confidence in Dr. Obrien. I leave every visit feeling he truly cares about me and my health.

8/22/2017

He has been my PCP for 20+ years, exceptional physician!!

8/17/2017

*Dr. O'Brien is on of the best dr.'s I have ever had.

8/14/2017

Personable, engaged, and professional as always.

8/13/2017

Dr. O'Brien is a wonderful primary care doctor. I am fortunate to have him as my doctor.

8/13/2017

Great care.

8/8/2017

Excellent care.

8/2/2017

Dr O'Brian has been my Dr for almost 20 yrs and I could not ask for a better Dr best I have ever had. He is truly caring and listens to what you have to say and explains things so you can understand them. Exceptional doctor.

7/20/2017

Excellent provider, very thorough in my healthcare.

7/7/2017

I have never seen Dr. O'Brien before my 06/30 visit. My regular doctor was not in so Dr. O'Brien saw me in my emergency visit. He was very thorough and I was highly impressed with how caring he was and how genuinely he wanted to be sure I was taken care of, not only with the crisis I was currently experiencing, but another medical issue that no one has been able to explain. I would HIGHLY recommend Dr. O'Brien!!

7/1/2017

Dr. O'Brien is just a great doctor! What I see in Dr O'Brien is a caring and extremely knowledgeable physician that looks at me in a holistic sense. His advice is clear and actionable and I have great confidence in him. When he makes adjustments to my medications, I understand exactly what he is recommending and why. Great job!

6/23/2017

I feel that Dr. O'Brien does an excellent job with me

6/13/2017

I am proud and fortunate to have Dr. O'Brien as my health care provider.

5/31/2017

Dr. O'Brien is the best

5/30/2017

Dr. O'Brien is excellent.

5/29/2017

these folks are the best in the business...

5/22/2017

Dr. O'Brien is one of the finest doctors I have had in my entire life. He is not only a wonderful and competent physician but a beautiful and caring person. He treats my and has concern for me as he would his mother . I love him dearly and not only count him as my primary physician but as my loving and kind friend. He is one in a million!!!!

5/16/2017

Dr. O'Brien is professional and courteous to me. I am a nurse. So hears me out about my treatment. We decide together my care.

5/9/2017

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

5/6/2017

Dr. O'Brien is the most caring, meticulous, perceptive, thorough doctor I have ever experienced. It is truly a gift to have him as my physician. I consistently receive the finest care imaginable

5/4/2017

I really like Dr. O'Brien a lot. He seems very interested in providing the best diagnosis and treatment possible.

4/25/2017

Good experience.

4/24/2017

I love my doctor he is the best.

4/20/2017

I have seen *Dr. O'Brien over 12 years. He always takes time, makes me feel I am the only pt. Never rushes me.

4/20/2017

*Dr. O'Brien is a most professional, caring, thorough, compassionate physician!

4/7/2017

#1. *Dr. O'Brien

4/4/2017

Just super.

3/28/2017

*Dr. Francis O'Brien is the "best."

3/27/2017

*Dr. O'Brien is the best family doctor we have ever had.

3/17/2017

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

3/14/2017

I love my doctor!

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.

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