Joseph R. O’Brien, MD
BA in Chemistry
Master of Public Health
George Washington University School of Medicine
University of Maryland / Shock Trauma
Johns Hopkins University
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery
- Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Cervical Spine Research Society
- Scoliosis Research Society
- Spine Arthroplasty Society
Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine
Dr. O'Brien performs surgery at Suburban Hospital, George Washington University Hospital, and Virginia Hospital Center.
Dr. O'Brien holds clinic in both Arlington, VA and Bethesda, MD - please inform a representative when scheduling an appointment if you’d prefer a particular location.
This e-mail account is checked and responded to by Dr. O’Brien’s medical assistant, Monday through Friday during normal business hours. This email WILL NOT be checked during evenings, weekends or holidays. Messages can also be sent through our Patient Portal.
This e-mail is not intended for emergencies or time-sensitive issues. Your message will typically receive a response within 48 hours. We appreciate your patience.
Please note, if you have an urgent medical issue or other urgent matter please call the main office at (301) 530-1010. An on-call doctor is available at this number during evenings, weekends and holidays.
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