Meet Dr. O'Brien
Dr. John J. O’Brien, Jr. is a board-certified plastic surgeon in St. Petersburg, FL who specializes in surgical and nonsurgical procedures for the face, breasts, and body. He began his surgical career more than 25 years ago and since then has earned a prestigious reputation for his incredible work. He was awarded "American's Top Surgeons" by the Consumers' Research Council of America and named one of "America's Top Doctors" by Castle Connelly. He is also the proud owner and director of his private plastic surgery practice in St. Petersburg, FL, which serves patients all across the west Florida area.
Skills and specialties
As a seasoned plastic surgeon, Dr. O'Brien has performed thousands of procedures and is widely recognized for his extraordinary eye and expertise. He also emphasizes a one-on-one personal approach with each of his patients to provide them with the best care possible. A few of his top procedures include breast augmentation, mommy makeovers, facelifts, and liposuction. Dr. O'Brien also offers nonsurgical treatments such as BOTOX, Juvéderm, CoolSculpting, and PRP therapy.
Education and training
Dr. O’Brien earned his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University with honors and furthered his education at the State University of New York at Buffalo. After earning his medical degree, he completed a five-year general surgery residency at the State University of New York. During his chief residency, he was awarded the prestigious “Resident Teacher of the Year” award. From there, he completed his plastic surgery training and fellowship at St. Joseph Hospital and the Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX. He began his private practice in 1994 in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Dr. O'Brien is a member of the following professional organizations:
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Tampa Bay Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Publications and Leadership
Dr. O’Brien lectures at both state and national meetings regarding plastic surgery and writes articles for various medical publications. He is highly regarded for his leadership skills as the past president of both the Tampa Bay Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons.