Mr Patrick O’Brien

Mr Patrick O’Brien

MB, BCh, MFFP, FRCOG

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

31 years of experience

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  • Obstetrics
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Languages spoken

  • English
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  • General Medical Council: 3307384
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    About

    Mr Patrick O'Brien qualified as a doctor in Ireland in 1987 and completed the majority of his postgraduate training in London. He is a specialist in Maternal Medicine and high-risk obstetrics, with a particular interest in complications of pregnancy.

    He has been working as a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University College London Hospitals since 1999. In addition to this, he has also been an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London and jointly runs a multi-disciplinary antenatal clinic involving consultants in Fetal Medicine, Cardiology, Haematology, Diabetes, Anaesthesia, and an Obstetric Physician.

    Currently, he is the Divisional Clinical Director for Women's Health and he lectures widely in the UK and abroad. Mr O'brien also works as an Obstetric Advisor for the BBC and is a media spokesperson for the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.

    An advocate of research and its importance, Mr O'Brien is a reviewer for the Cochrane Collaboration and several medical journals, alongside sitting on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and the BJM.

    Publications

    O’Brien P. Is it all right for women to drink small amounts of alcohol in pregnancy? Br Med J 2007;335:356.

    Davie CA, O’Brien P. Stroke and pregnancy. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2008;79:240-245.

    Lee M, O’Brien P. Pregnancy and Multiple Sclerosis. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2008;79:1308-1311.

    Khalil A, O'Brien P. Alcohol and Pregnancy. Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Reproductive Medicine 2010; 20: 311-3.

     

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    Special interests

    • Maternal medicine 
    • Complications of pregnancy  
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    Education

    Primary Medical Qualification

    MB BCh (1987) - National University of Ireland

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    Carla is lovely and very professional
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    Recommend Pat to anybody
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    Great.
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    Such a charming and knowledgable doctor, was made to feel so comfortable throughout.
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    Such a charming doctor and extremely knowledgable!
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    Pat is great and all girls in the office are very helpful and kind and easy to talk to.
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    I just wanted to thank you very much for all the support you have offered my husband and I over the last few months. It has been so kind of you to help me through these challenging weeks. I really appreciate what you have done for me on both this occasion and the last. Thanking you once more and I hope to see you soon.
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    Thank you so much for safely delivering our baby.
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    Just wanted to say a big thank you to you for all your care and attention during our pregnancy, and for bringing Lily to us safe and sound...so kind of you! We really were very lucky to have such experienced hands oversee it all - you were wonderfully reassuring and simply brilliant! Thanks again.
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    It's not just skill that makes a good doctor, but caring as well. Thank you for the concern and expertise you displayed throughout the pregnancy and birth. I truly felt that I was in good hands. We look forward to using you again some time in the future.
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