John J. O'Brien Jr, MD

St Petersburg, FL, US
John J. O'Brien Jr, MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

I want all my patients to have a natural and refreshed appearance and don’t want them to look ‘operated on’ in any way. That can be achieved often through a combination of surgical and non-surgical procedures and treatments.

I take a ‘hands on’ approach and try to educate my patients as much as possible about all of their options while also providing them with realistic expectations. And I provide the best care to every patient as I look forward to helping patients meet their individual aesthetic goals and dreams. I offer personalized consultations and procedures to all of my patients.

People should be honest with themselves about what can realistically be achieved and what plastic surgery can do for you to improve your image and self-confidence.

Practice Specialization

Dr. O'Brien specializes in Breast Augmentation, Body Contouring, Facelifts, Hand Rejuvenation and Liposuction.

Dr. O'Brien’s clinic offers Med Spa services in order to provide a variety of cosmetic treatments to improve the condition of the skin and body. Dr. O’Brien prides himself on providing the highest quality overall customer care experience.

Face: Browlift, Endoscopic Browlift, Blepharoplasty, Facelift, Rhinoplasty, Otoplasty, Lip Augmentation, Chin Implants
Breast: Breast Augmentation (implants), Breast Lift, Breast Reduction, Breast Reconstruction, Male Breast Reduction
Body: Abdominoplasty, Brachioplasty, Body Lift / Thigh Lift, Liposuction, Buttock Augmentation, Calf Augmentation, LipoSelection (Vaser® technology), Belt Lipectomy, Fat Grafting
Laser: Laser Hair Removal, Laser Peel
Injectables: Botox® Cosmetic, Dysport® and filler/ injectables: Juvederm®, Restylane®, Perlane®, Voluma™, Radiesse, Sculptra®
Med Spa: IPL Photorejuvenation, Facials (Signature European Facial), Acne Facials, HydraFacial™, Thermage™, Microdermabrasion (Crystal), Chemical Peels (Obagi Blue Radiance, TCA, Glycolic, Jessners, Tri-Plex), Dermaplaning, Dermafile™, Advanced Micro (Micro Plus Peel), Red/Blue Light Therapy, SmartXide DOT Laser Therapy, Spider Vein Treatments, VISIA Digital Skin Analysis, Latisse™, CoolSculpting®, Rejuvapen™, Makeup Lesson/Application, Waxing & Brow Tinting.

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1996

Professional Background

Syracuse University, B.S. Biology / Honors
State University of New York, MD
State University of New York at Buffalo, General Surgery Residency
St. Joseph Hospital/Texas Medical Center, Plastic Surgery Fellowship

Teaching Appointments

Dr. John J. O'Brien, Jr. lectures at both state and national meetings regarding plastic surgery and writes articles for various medical publications.

Publications and Presentations

As a highly-regarded expert in plastic and cosmetic surgery, he has lectured at both state and national meetings regarding various aspects of plastic surgery. Dr. O’Brien has written articles and book chapters for various medical publications and has provided expert consult to a number of companies in the plastic surgery and med-spa arena.

Awards & Honors

Included in “America’s Top Surgeons” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America
Named one of “America’s Top Doctors” by Castle Connelly
2013 Vitals Patients’ Choice Award

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Bayfront Medical Center
Palms of Pasadena Hospital
St. Petersburg General Hospital
St. Anthony's Hospital
Bayfront Plaza Same Day Surgery

Society Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons
Tampa Bay Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Offices Held

Dr. O’Brien has held leadership roles in both state and national societies, including the President of the Tampa Bay Society of Plastic Surgery and the Florida Society of Plastic Surgery, has been on the Board of Governors and continues to advocate for patient safety issues in plastic surgery with t he Florida Board of Medicine. In an effort to be the board certified Tampa plastic surgeon you can trust, Dr. O’Brien continues to update and extend his training by attending national and local plastic surgery conferences, classes and meetings while updating board certifications.

Your Consultation

MyLooks® provides free consultations and customized treatment plans tailored to suit each patient’s individual needs.

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

AAAASF Accredited Facility
Florida-based MyLooks® is a leading cosmetic and surgical service provider dedicated to helping women and men achieve their personal aesthetic goals. Each MyLooks® clinic provides a high-quality total experience. All of our surgeons are board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. All MyLooks® clinics offer procedure customization, a safe and clean AAAASF certified environment, patient financing, and complimentary consultations. More information is available at

Skin Care Products

Obagi: Full Size Nu Derm Kits (N/O and N/D), Travel Kits Nu Derm, Foaming Cleanser, Toner, Clear, Exfoderm/ Exfoderm Forte, Blender, Sun Shield SPF 50, Healthy Skin 35, Hydrate/ Hydrate Luxe, Retin A 0.5%, Retin A ).1%, Elastaderm Eye Cream/ Eye Gel, Elastilash, Elastiderm Dectollage System, Clenziderm Foaming Gel, Clenziderm Theraputic Lotion, Metro Gel, Obagi C Cleansing Gel, Obagi Vit w/HQ, Obagi C Exfoliation Day Lotion, Obagi C Therapy Night Cream, Obagi Sun Guard

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Payment Options

Payment for services is expected at the time of your appointment. We accept cash, checks and credit cards. Financing is available for those patients undergoing elective cosmetic surgery. We offer financing services thru Care Credit and will provide you with this information upon your request or you can visit:

John J. O'Brien Jr, MD

7855 38th Ave. North,
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33710,

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