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James O'Brien

James E. O'Brien, M.D.

Children's Mercy Hospital
Section of Cardiac Surgery
The Ward Family Heart Center
Kansas City, MO  64108
United States
1 816 234-3580
1 816 802-1245 (fax)
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Background

Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City (2013 - present)
Co-Director, The Ward Family Heart Center, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City (2011 - present)
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Missouri - Kansas City (2012 - Present)
Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Children's Mercy Hospital (2001-Present)
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Missouri - Kansas City (2001 - 2012)

Interests

Reconstructive surgery in patients with congenital heart defects
Single ventricle physiology
Heart failure and transplantation
Program development
Quality and database initiatives
Golf

Education

Congenital Heart Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1999-2001)
Cardiothoracic Research Fellow, TJUH (1994-1996)
Thomas Jefferson University General Surgical Residency (1989-1994)
University of Connecticut School of Medicine (M.D. 1989)
Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute (B.S. 1985)