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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
30 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
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(26)
Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Walter O'Brien is Average. Dr. O'Brien has been reviewed by 26 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
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Promptness 3.0
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Courteous Staff 3.1
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Accurate Diagnosis 3.2
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Bedside Manner 2.6
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Spends Time with Me 2.7
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Follows Up After Visit 2.7
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Specialties & Research

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

Education & Awards

Dr. O'Brien graduated from University of Kansas , Kansas City.


Affiliations

Dr. O'Brien has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • St. John's Hospital & Health Center 
  • Centinela Freeman Regional Medical Center-Marina Campus 

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Walter Ray O'Brien MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Walter R. O'Brien practice?
Dr. Walter O'Brien has 3 office locations.
Dr. Walter O'Brien practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Malibu, CA and Hawthorne, CA.
See Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeons.