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Lina M O'Brien, MD

Lina M O'Brien, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Dr. Lina O'Brien is a board-certified, fellowship-trained colorectal surgeon with Colorectal Surgery Associates in Kansas City, Mo. Dr. O'Brien offers more than 10 years of experience and is affiliated with Research Medical Center. In addition to her colorectal surgery fellowship, Dr. O'Brien also completed a research fellowship in surgery and microbiology. She has authored numerous papers and abstracts in her field and is a clinical assistant professor of surgery. Dr. O'Brien was recognized during her training as an outstanding woman scholar and as an outstanding surgery student. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgery, and a member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Dr. O'Brien is also a diplomat of the American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery, the American Board of Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners.
Care Philosophy

The physicians of Colorectal Surgery Associates, PC are committed to treating patients as individuals, to communicating their medical care in a manner that patients can understand, and to developing trusting doctor-patient relationships in order to foster the best possible treatment outcomes.

Accepts most insurances. Please call the office to confirm your specific plan.

Abdominal Disorders

Abdominal Pain

Abscess

Anal and Rectal Cancer

Anal Disorders

Anal Fissure

Anal Fistula

Anorectal Abscess

Anoscopy

Colectomy

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Colonoscopy

Colorectal Cancer

Crohn’s Disease

Destruction of Anal Tumor

Enterostomy (Laprascopic or Open)

Excision of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor

Fistulectomy

Gastroenterology Procedures

Gastrointestinal Diseases

Hemorrhoidectomy

Hemorrhoids

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Intestinal Abscess

Intestinal Obstruction

Intestinal Transplant

Neuroendocrine Tumors

Protectomy (Open or Laprascopic- Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)

Rectovaginal Tumors

Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects

Secondary Malignancies

Sphincterotomy

Ulcer

Ulcerative Coloitis

Ventral or Open Incisional Hernia Repair

  • General Surgery - Board Certified
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery - Primary - Board Certified
  • Graduate Degree: Jefferson Medical College - 1991
  • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - 1996
  • Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - 1998
  • Undergraduate Degree: Pennsylvania State University - 1987
  • English
  • Research Medical Center
  • Centerpoint Medical Center
  • Overland Park Regional Medical Center
  • Menorah Medical Center