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About Dr. Joan Obrien
Dr. Joan Obrien, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA, with other offices in Philadelphia, PA and San Francisco, CA . She has 30 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Obrien is affiliated with Graduate Hospital, Hospital of the University of PA and Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System. Dr. Obrien has received 4 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Joan Obrien has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
Dr. Joan Obrien has the following 20 expertise
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Cancer
- Eye Cancer (Choroid Neoplasm)
- Eye Cancer (Retinal Neoplasm)
- Eye Cancer (Uveal Neoplasm)
- Eye Diseases
- Eye Exam
- Eye Pain
- Lasik Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
- Orbital Cancer
- Orbital Diseases
- Retinal Disorders
- Vision Disorders
- Vision Issues
Dr. Joan Obrien is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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I am forever grateful for having Dr.O'brien as my doctor. She saved my eye site. Helped me overcome my Graves disease. Took care of me 100%.
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2013, 2014)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.
Dr. Obrien is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Hospital of the University of PA
Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System
UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals
UCSF Medical Center / Mt. Zion Hospital
Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania
30 Years Experience
Dartmouth Medical School
Graduated in 1986
Mass Eye And Ear Infirmary
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