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James O'Brien Jr., MD, Thoracic Surgery, Kansas City, MO, Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City


Thoracic Surgery Kansas City, MO

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Co-Director, Ward Family Heart Center, Chief, Cardiac Surgery, Children's Mercy Hospital, Associate Professor, Surgery, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiaFellowship, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, 1999 - 2001
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical CollegeFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1996 - 1999
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical CollegeResidency, General Surgery, 1989 - 1994
  • University of Connecticut
    University of ConnecticutClass of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • KS State Medical License
    KS State Medical License 2013 - 2022
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2001 - 2022
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2000 - 2001
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1989 - 2002
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Super Doctor

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