Terrence X. O'Brien, MD, MS

Terrence X. O'Brien, MD, MS

Physician in Charleston, SC
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Specialties:Cardiology
NPI #1578671525

Terrence Xavier O'Brien, MD, MS

Dr. Terrence O'Brien is board certified in cardiovascular medicine and internal medicine. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. His undergraduate degree is in chemistry and he has a master's degree in biological sciences, both at Stanford University. Dr. O'Brien did his three-year internal medicine residency at Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas (Parkland Hospital), and a three-year clinical cardiology fellowship at the University of California, San Diego, where he also did a two-year research cardiology fellowship in molecular cardiology as a Bugher Fellow. Dr. O'Brien is currently professor of medicine and regenerative medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina where he has been since 1993. Dr. O'Brien's clinical interests include all aspects of inpatient and outpatient general cardiology including coronary disease, heart failure, valvular disorders, lipid management, arrhythmias and prevention. He sees scheduled patients at MUSC downtown as well as at the MUSC cardiology clinic in East Cooper, where he is the medical director.Dr. O'Brien's research career has involved both basic laboratory research examining the mechanisms of heart hypertrophy and failure as well as participation in human clinical trials evaluating new medications and diagnostic techniques in patients with various forms of heart failure.Dr. O'Brien is the author of over 55 peer reviewed publications. He is a member of a number of professional societies including the American Society of Echocardiography, the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America and the International Society for Heart Research. Dr. O'Brien's research has been supported by grants from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the American Heart Association, the Medical University of South Carolina and numerous other sponsors.

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

My Offices

  • Map of 25 Courtenay Dr in Charleston
    Primary Office
    MUSC Health Ashley River Tower
    25 Courtenay Dr
    Charleston, SC 29425
    US
    Phone:
    Day of the WeekHours
    MondayOpen 24 Hours
    TuesdayOpen 24 Hours
    WednesdayOpen 24 Hours
    ThursdayOpen 24 Hours
    FridayOpen 24 Hours
    SaturdayOpen 24 Hours
    SundayOpen 24 Hours
  • Map of 1600 Midtown Ave in Mount Pleasant
    MUSC Health East Cooper Medical Pavilion
    1600 Midtown Ave
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    US
    Phone:
    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    SaturdayClosed
    SundayClosed

Insurances Accepted

Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiac ICU
  • Cardiac imaging
  • Cardiology
  • Cholesterol and lipid disorders
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart failure
Languages
  • English
Gender
  • Male

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