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Michael O'Brien, MD, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery (Gastrointestinal); Head of Advisory College, Red College, Office of Student Affairs

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Michael O'Brien, MD, PhD

Education & Training

  • MD
    Bowman Gray School of Medicine (1991)
  • PhD
    Wake Forest University (1988)


  • Annual Volunteer Surgery in Zambia
    Livingstone, Southern, Zambia 2007
    Dr. Michael O'Brien, Department of Surgery, makes an annual two-week trip to the village of Mwandi, on the Zambezi River in southwest Zambia, volunteering in the local Mwandi Hospital, a 50-bed rural facility. In 2007, Dr. O'Brien started taking one fourth/fifth year medical student with him to assist in general surgical and medicine responsibilities

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