Sharon E. O’Brien, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics

850 Harrison Ave


Dr. Sharon E O’Brien, MD is Director of Pediatric Cardiology at Boston University School of Medicine as well as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. O’Brien received her MD from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, IL in 1992 and completed her residency at Tufts-New England Medical Center and fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric cardiology. Dr. O’Brien has special interests in Echocardiography and fetal echocardiography.

Other Positions

  • Director (Section) of Pediatric Subspecialties>Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Subspecialties (Pediatric Cardiology), Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Active Staff Privileges, Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center


  • Loyola University New Orleans, MD
  • Harvard University, AB


  • Published on 11/14/2019

    Lipshultz SE, Sasaki N, Thompson B, Eidem BW, Cheng I, Colan SD, O'brien SE, Amdani SM, Shearer WT, Orav EJ, Miller TL, Wilkinson JD. Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in HIV-uninfected infants exposed in utero to antiretroviral therapy. AIDS. 2019 Nov 14. PMID: 31764073.

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  • Published on 12/20/2016

    O'Brien SE, Simpkin AL, Spector ND. Promoting Resilience in Academic Medicine: Fertile Ground for Future Work. J Pediatr. 2017 03; 182:6-7. PMID: 28007471.

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  • Published on 7/8/2016

    Martinez EE, Forbes PW, O'Brien SE, de Ferranti SD. Census tract based income level and lipid levels in urban pediatric primary care: a retrospective study. BMC Pediatr. 2016 Jul 08; 16:86. PMID: 27391043.

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  • Published on 1/1/2004

    Lavigne JE, Shearer WT, Thompson B, Orav EJ, Starc TJ, Colan SD, Pignatelli R, O'Brien SE, Bezold L, LaRusa P, Easley KA, Cheng I, Duffy SA, Lipshultz SE. Cardiovascular outcomes of pediatric seroreverters perinatally exposed to HAART: design of a longitudinal clinical study. Cardiovasc Toxicol. 2004; 4(2):187-97. PMID: 15371634.

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  • Published on 10/1/2002

    Fujii AM, Brown E, Mirochnick M, O'Brien S, Kaufman G. Neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis with intestinal perforation in extremely premature infants receiving early indomethacin treatment for patent ductus arteriosus. J Perinatol. 2002 Oct-Nov; 22(7):535-40. PMID: 12368968.

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