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Robert F. O'Brien, M.D.

Vascular & Interventional Radiologist


Robert F. O'Brien, M.D.

Robert F. O’Brien, M.D. is a board certified vascular and interventional at Insight Imaging-Roanoke in Virginia. His focus is also on neuro, spine and ENT radiology. Before joining Insight imaging, Dr. O’Brien was the Director of Imaging at Center for Advanced Imaging in Roanoke, Virginia.

Congratulations to Dr. O'Brien on placing first this year in the Best Bedside Manner Awards for Radiology

Education: 

  • Undergraduate: Suffolk Community College in Selden, New York and SUNY at Stony Brook in Stony Brook, New York
  • Medical: SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine in Stony Brook, New York
  • Internship: Internal Medicine internship at University Hospital, SUNY at Stony Brook in Stony Brook, New York
  • Residency: Diagnostic Imaging residency at University Hospital, SUNY at Stony Brook in Stony Brook, New York
  • Fellowship: Vascular/Intervention Radiology fellowship at University Hospital, University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia

Affiliations:

  • Society of Interventional Radiology
  • South Eastern Angiographic Society
  • Roanoke Valley Academy of Medicine

Publications: 

  • Beck, G., Benach, J.L., Coleman, J.L., Habicht, G.S., Lysik, R.M., O’Brien, R.F. Role for Interleukin-1 in the Pathogenesis of Lyme Disease. Lyme Borreliosis. 1987.
  • Beck, G., Habicht, G.S., O’Brien, R.F. Invertebrate Cytokines: The Phylogenic Emergence of Interleukin-1. Bio Essays. 1989.
  • Beck, G., Habicht, G.S., O’Brien, R.F. Characterization of Interleukin-1 From Invertebrates. Defense Molecules. 1990.
  • Angel, J.F., Hartwell, G.D., Matsumoto, A.M., O’Brien, R.F., Skalak, T.C., Tegtmeyer, C.J. Flow Characteristics of Peripherally Inserted Central Lines. JVIR. 1997.