Jeana D. O'Brien, MD, FCCP, MMI

Baylor Scott & White Health

Chief Medical Informatics Officer, S&W System

Pulmonary Medicine

Patient Care Emphasis
COPD/Emphysema, General Pulmonary Problems

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Critical Care Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pulmonary Disease

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    September 2, 1997

  • Texas A&M University Health Science Center, MD, 1989
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, BS, 1984
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, MMI

  • Specialty Training
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, Barnes Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Professor of Internal Medicine

    Publications and Research
  • O’Brien JD, Nemcek AA, et al. Clinical Applications of Fibrinolytics. Web-based CME activity: Nov
  • Light RW, Nemcek AA, Thommi G and Steering Committee Faculty (O’Brien JD, et al.). Managing Patients with Pleural Effusion; the Emergence of Fibrinolytic Therapy. Clinical Courier 22(20): 1- 11, Oct
  • Light RW, Davies RJO, O’Brien JD, et al. Advancements in the use of fibrinolytic therapy in the treatment of pleural effusion. Clinician 22(6):1-15, May
  • O’Brien JD & Ettinger NA. Pulmonary complications of liver transplantation. Clinics in Chest Medicine 17(1):99-114, Mar
  • O’Brien JD & Ettinger NA. Nephrobronchial fistula and lung abscess resulting from nephrolithiasis and pyelonephritis. [Review] Chest 108(4): 1166-8, Oct
  • O’Brien JD, Lium JH, Parosa JF, DeYoung BR, Wick MR, Trulock EP. Lymphangiomyomatosis recurrence in the allograft after single lung transplantation. Amer J Resp & Crit Care Med 151(6):2033-36, June
  • Paul E Ogden MD, Stephen Sibbitt DO, Jeana O''Brien MD, et. al Complying with ACGME Resident Duty Hours Restrictions: Restructuring the 80-Hour Workweek to Enhance Education and Patient Safety at Texas A&M/Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Academic Medicine, Vol. 81, Dec.
  • Peska D, Nash L., O''Brien J, Patient Safety and Medical Errors. Educational Curriculum for Students and Practitioners. Internet based, Texas Medical Association website, Oct.
  • Sahn SA and O’Brien JD. Master Clinicians Discuss Pleural Effusion and Pulmonary Embolism-the Use of Thrombolytic Agents. Clinician 23(18):1-6, Dec.
  • Test V, Petersen WG, O’Brien JD, Cable C, Westblom TU. Airway Compromise & SVC Syndrome Due to Low Grade Carcinoma of the Thyroid Complicated by Salmonella Muenster Thyroiditis. Chest 116(4):408-9S
  • O’Brien JD & Reiss CK. Pulmonary hypertension in a woman with recurrent deep venous thromboses. Pulmonary and Critical Care Pearls. Chest 116: 560-63, Aug
  • Kollef MH, O’Brien JD, Zuckerman GR, Shannon W. BLEED: a classification tool to predict outcomes in patients with acute upper and lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Crit Care Med 25(7):1125-32, July
  • O’Brien JD, Ettinger NA, Shevlin D, Kollef MH. Safety and yield of transbronchial biopsy in mechanically ventilated patients. Crit Care Med 25(3):440-6, Mar
  • Kollef MH, O’Brien JD, Silver P. The impact of gender on outcome from mechanical ventilation. Chest 111(2):434-41, Feb
  • Tan H, Sarawate C, Singer J, Elward K, Cohen RI, Smart B, Busk M, Lustig J, O''Brien JD, White J, Rosenberg A, Sweet B, Schatz M. Effectiveness of Asthma Controller Medication in Real World". Wellpoint Healthcore Asthma Research Coalition. Abstract, American Thoracic Society, May, Toronto Canada.
  • Tan H, Sarawate C, Singer J, Elward K, Cohen RI, Smart B, Busk M, Lustig J, O''Brien JD, White J, Rosenberg A, Sweet B, Schatz M. Impact of Asthma Controller Medication on Patient Reported Asthma Control, Quality of Life, and Productivity & Activity. Wellpoint Healthcore Asthma Research Coalition. Abstract, American Thoracic Society, May, Toronto Canada.
  • Kaza V, O''Brien J, Hanania N. Osteoporosis in Chronic Lung Disease: Physician Perceptions and Management Practices. CHEST, Vol 132: 427S; Oct.
  • O''Brien J, Hanania N, et. al. Dyspnea-Evaluation and Management- A Patient Education Brochure. Web publication sponsored by American College of Chest Physicians, produced in cooperation with Network Steering Committee of Clinical Pulmonary Network; April

  • Awards and Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Governor, State of Texas for American College of Chest Physicians
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis
  • Knowlton Award for Academic Excellence, Barnes Hospital
  • Service Excellence Award for Outstanding Patient Satisfaction

  • Professional Memberships
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Master Medical Informatics

  • Languages Spoken

    Antiques, Gardening, Being a Mom, Raising Goats


    Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508