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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(5)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James O'Brien is Good. Dr. O'Brien has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
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Promptness 3.3
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Courteous Staff 2.7
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
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Bedside Manner 4.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.0
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Follows Up After Visit 4.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. James O'Brien, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Defibrillator Implant
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. O'Brien graduated from Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, Dublin. He has 2 awards.

Awards  
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Cardiac Care Recognition (2014 - 2016)
Level II
NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (2012 - 2015)

Affiliations

Dr. O'Brien has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • St Peter's Hospital 
  • Samaritan Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Joseph O'Brien MD is a male Internist, has 23 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.
Where does Dr. James J. O'Brien practice?
Dr. James O'Brien has 3 office locations.
Dr. James O'Brien practices Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology near Albany, NY.
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