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    Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine

    Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine

    Dr. Brian O'Brien reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. O'Brien is in private practice in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

    Education and Training

    MD: Queen's University, Kingston, ON, 1970

    Internship: Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, ON 1970-1971

    Residency in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology: University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, 1974-1978

    MS in Community Health and Epidemiology: Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, 1996


    Gastroenterology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

    Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

    Academic Appointments

    Professor Retired, Faculty Member, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, 1979-2002, 2009-Present

    Financial Disclosure

    The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

    This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

    Current as of: January 10, 2014

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