Sharon E. O’Brien, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Sharon O'Brien
850 Harrison Ave


Dr. Sharon E O’Brien, MD is Director of Pediatric Cardiology at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine as well as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Chobanian and Avedisian 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 Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine


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


  • Published on 11/23/2021

    Binder ZW, O'Brien SE, Boyle TP, Cabral HJ, Pare JR. Tricuspid Regurgitant Jet Velocity Point-of-Care Ultrasound Curriculum Development and Validation. POCUS J. 2021 Nov 23; 6(2):88-92. PMID: 35899222.

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  • Published on 10/6/2021

    Deng ES, O'Brien SE, Fynn-Thompson F, Chen MH. Déjà Vu: Recurrent Sudden Cardiac Arrests in a Child With an Anomalous Left Coronary Artery. JACC Case Rep. 2021 Oct 06; 3(13):1527-1530. PMID: 34693353.

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  • Published on 3/25/2021

    Conley C, Facchin M, Gu Q, Mukerji S, Cohen R, O'Brien S, Nurhussien L, Ferrari L. The virtual pediatric perioperative home, experience at a major metropolitan safety net hospital. Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 06; 31(6):686-694. PMID: 33711208.

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  • Published on 6/24/2020

    Binder ZW, O'Brien SE, Boyle TP, Cabral HJ, Sekhavat S, Pare JR. Novice Physician Ultrasound Evaluation of Pediatric Tricuspid Regurgitant Jet Velocity. West J Emerg Med. 2020 Jun 24; 21(4):1029-1035. PMID: 32726279.

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  • Published on 3/15/2020

    Lipshultz SE, Sasaki N, Thompson B, Eidem BW, Cheng I, Colan SD, O'Brien SE, Amdani S, Shearer WT, Orav EJ, Miller TL, Wilkinson JD. Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in HIV-uninfected infants exposed in utero to antiretroviral therapy. AIDS. 2020 03 15; 34(4):529-537. 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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