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Frank O'Brien, MBBCh

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Nephrology

Specialty Areas

Internal Medicine
Nephrology
Amyloidosis

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Hemodialysis, Peritoneal dialysis, acute kidney injury, electrolyte abnormalities, hypertension.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Chromalloy American Kidney Center

4950 Children's Place
St. Louis , MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-7603
Fax: 314-747-5213

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: c
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-362-7603
Fax: 314-747-5213

Education

Education

Fellowship, Nephrology: Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 2017
Higher Specialist Training, Nephrology/Internal Medicine: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland 2014
Residency, Internal Medicine: Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland 2009
Medical Degree: University College Cork, Cork, Ireland 2006
BMedSc, Pharmacology: University College Cork, Cork, Ireland 2006

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

More Dialysis Has Not Proven Much Better.
O'Brien FJ, Fong KD, Sirich TL, Meyer TW
Semin Dial. 2016 Nov; 29(6)481-490. doi: 10.1111/sdi.12533.

PMID:
    27556575
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Irish Renal Transplant Recipients: Insights From a National Observational Study.
OʼRegan JA, Prendeville S, McCaughan JA, Traynor C, OʼBrien FJ, Ward FL, OʼDonovan D, Kennedy C, Berzan E, Kinsella S, Williams Y, OʼKelly P, Deady S, Comber H, Leader M, Conlon PJ
Transplantation. 2017 Mar; 101(3)657-663. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000001201.

PMID:
    27214265
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical and pathologic characteristics of hereditary apolipoprotein A-I amyloidosis in Ireland.
Traynor CA, Tighe D, O'Brien FJ, Leavey SF, Dorman AM, Denton MD, Magee C, Conlon PJ
Nephrology (Carlton). 2013 Aug; 18(8)549-54. doi: 10.1111/nep.12108.

PMID:
    23730806
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Recurrence of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis in appropriately immunosuppressed renal transplant patients: a discussion of two cases.
O'Brien FJ, Abdalla A, Wong L, Traynor CA, Cheriyan P, Kok HK, Casserly L, Dorman A, Conlon PJ
Case Rep Nephrol Urol. 2013 Jan; 3(1)16-21. doi: 10.1159/000347142.

PMID:
    23467258
    [PubMed]
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Arterio-venous fistula buttonhole cannulation technique: a retrospective analysis of infectious complications.
O'Brien FJ, Kok HK, O'Kane C, McWilliams J, O'Kelly P, Collins P, Walshe J, Magee CC, Denton MD, Conlon PJ
Clin Kidney J. 2012 Dec; 5(6)526-9. doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfs135.

PMID:
    26069795
    [PubMed]
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Effect of perioperative blood transfusions on long term graft outcomes in renal transplant patients.
O'Brien FJ, Lineen J, Kennedy CM, Phelan PJ, Kelly PO, Denton MD, Magee C, Conlon PJ
Clin Nephrol. 2012 Jun; 77(6)432-7.

PMID:
    22595384
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Immediate re-transplantation following early kidney transplant thrombosis.
Phelan PJ, Magee C, O'Kelly P, J O'Brien F, Little D, Conlon PJ
Nephrology (Carlton). 2011 Aug; 16(6)607-11. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2011.01483.x.

PMID:
    21793989
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Urea kinetics, dialysis adequacy, discovering better ways of assessing kidney function.