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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (43)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas O'Brien is Average. Dr. O'Brien has been reviewed by 88 patients who have provided 43 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
Promptness 2.9
Courteous Staff 2.5
Accurate Diagnosis 2.7
Bedside Manner 2.9
Spends Time with Me 2.7
Follows Up After Visit 2.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas O'Brien, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. O'Brien graduated from University of Nebraska, Omaha. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008)


Dr. O'Brien has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • St Thomas Hospital 
  • Summit Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Thomas Jefferson O'Brien MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Thomas J. O'Brien practice?
Dr. Thomas O'Brien has 4 office locations.
Dr. Thomas O'Brien practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Nashville, TN.
Additional practice locations include: Brentwood, TN.
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