Consultant Profile

Dr J D O'Brien

Dr J D O'Brien BSc, MB BS, MD, FRCP
Practicing at:
Spire Wellesley Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Irritable bowel syndrome
    • Liver disease
Special clinical interests:

Major interests are in the field of Luminal Gastroenterology and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Ulcer disease

Current NHS and /or university posts:
Southend Hospital NHS Trust
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
British Society of Gastroenterology
Royal College of Physicians
British Medical Association
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01702 447921
Private secretary:
Lynne Richards
Private secretary telephone number:
01245 400 993
Private secretary fax:
01245 400 764
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Dr Joe O’Brien qualified at the Royal London Hospital after previously obtaining a first class honours degree in physiology from the University of London. His gastroenterology training was at the Royal London, St Marks and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

His previous research interests were in functional gut disorders, stress induced disturbance of autonomic function and endoscopic control of upper GI bleeding.

He is at present consultant physician/ gastroenterologist at Southend Hospital NHS Trust where he has worked since 1991. His major interests lie in therapeutic endoscopy, functional gut disorders and the management of gastrointestinal cancer.

Dr O'Brien have practiced at the Spire Wellesley Hospital since 1991.

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Dr J D O'Brien

Dr O'Brien, Consultand Endoscopist carries out colonoscopy, gastroscopy and sigmoidoscopy at Essex's Spire Wellesley private Hospital in Southend on Sea

Dr O'Brienwelcomes appropriate patients wishing to refer and pay for treatment themselves without the need for a GP's letter of referral.

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01702 447 926

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