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
Professor Retired, Faculty Member, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, 1979–2002, 2009–Present
The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.
PeaceHealth endeavors to provide comprehensive health care information, however some topics in this database describe services and procedures not offered by our providers or within our facilities because they do not comply with, nor are they condoned by, the ethics policies of our organization.