Prof. David O’Briain
- Upper limb surgery
- Upper limb sports surgery
MB, BCh, BAO, HDipMed, MSc, MCh, IMRCS, FRCS (Tr and Orth), FFSEM
Professor David E. O’Briain graduated from University College Dublin (UCD) School of Medicine with an honours degree and completed the national orthopaedic specialist training scheme to become a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Prof. O’Briain holds a master’s degree in surgery from NUI Galway and a graduate diploma and a master’s degree in healthcare informatics from UCD. He is an assistant professor and adjunct clinical lecturer to UCD School of Medicine.
Internationally, he completed fellowship training in all aspects of elective and traumatic shoulder and elbow surgery at the Sydney Shoulder Research Institute (SSRI) and furthered his studies by participating in a year of ACGME-accredited fellowship training in sports surgery and upper limb surgery in Tampa, Florida, U.S. He was affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), where he worked with world-renowned surgeons at USF and in the Florida Orthopaedic Institute.
Prof. O’Briain joins UPMC Whitfield Hospital as an orthopaedic surgeon, with a special emphasis on upper limb sports surgery.