Dr. Walter R O'Brien, MD



Orthopedic Surgery     -  California,  Los Angeles

 Overview

Dr. Walter R O'Brien, MD works in Los Angeles, California is a specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and graduated University Of Kansas School Of Medicine in 1981. Dr. O'Brien is affiliated with Centinela Hospital Medical Center, Brotman Medical Center, Saint John's Health Center and practicing for 38 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

 Conditions

  • Acne
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Barium Enema
  • Blepharophimosis - Ptosis - Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Complex Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Dog Allergy
  • Dry Skin
  • Dust Mite Allergy
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Erythema
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Chocolate
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Citric Acid Intolerance
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Food Additives
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Sulphite
  • Food Additive Allergy
  • Food Additive Allergy - Amaranth
  • Food Additive Allergy - Annatto
  • Food Allergy - Carp
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Generalized Pustular Psoriasis
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Hemofiltration
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hypothermia
  • Iatrogenic Pneumothorax
  • Infertility Surgery
  • Insect Sting Allergies
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Lumbar Epidural Nerve Block
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Management of Mechanical Ventilator
  • Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Multiple Sclerosis Therapy
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Open Wound
  • Ovarian Insufficiency Due to FSH Resistance
  • Oxycontin Addiction
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pediatric Thoracic Disorders
  • Pelvic Support Problems
  • Pigeon-Breeders' Disease
  • Pneumatic Dilations (PD)
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Skin Aging
  • Spinal Anesthesia
  • Steppage Gait
  • Stress Test
  • Syndactyly
  • The treatment of complicated hypertension
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Ureteral Stones

 Procedures

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 38

 State License

  • California

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Medical School


University Of Kansas School Of Medicine

Kansas City, KS, United States

Graduated: 1981

Residency Hospital


St Francis Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Year completed: 1986

 Awards

1   AMA
2   AAOS
3   ACSM
4   COA
5   International Society Knee
6   W Orthopedic

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Walter R O'brien MD

11600 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 522
California (CA)
Los Angeles,
90025

  (310) 477-7276
Office Volume:    25 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes


Other Office Locations

 Walter R O'brien MD

23656 Pacific Coast Highway
California (CA)
Los Angeles,
90265

  (310) 456-6945

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Walter R O'brien MD, 11600 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 522, Los Angeles, California (CA), 90025




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Access Plus Savenet
  • Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue & Gold HMO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employer Group HMO
  • Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
  • Heritage Signature
  • Humana
  • Individual and Family PPO
  • LACare
  • Local Access Plus HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Medicare MCR
  • Molina
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • Pathway X Direct Access PPO
  • Pathway X Tiered Direct Access
  • Power Select HMO
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Select Plus HMO
  • Select PPO
  • SmartCare HMO
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WholeCare Network HMO

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Centinela Hospital Medical Center photo


Centinela Hospital Medical Center

555 East Hardy Street California CA, Inglewood, 90301

Centinela Hospital Medical Center is a hospital located in Inglewood, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 3 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 12 of 14 procedures.



Brotman Medical Center photo


Brotman Medical Center

3828 Delmas Terrace California CA, Culver City, 90232

Brotman Medical Center is a hospital located in Culver City, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 1 of 6 procedures. Length of Stay is longer than the state average in 6 of 6 procedures.



Saint John's Health Center photo


Saint John's Health Center

1328 22nd Street California CA, Santa Monica, 90404

Saint John's Health Center is a non-profit hospital located in Santa Monica, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 14 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 2 of 14 procedures.




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