Meet Our Staff
Dr. Maria O’Brien
Dr. Maria O’Brien has been a medical doctor for 30 years and is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She has always had a personal interest in aesthetics and beauty which has materialized at the turn of the millennium into a laser center for skin and beauty. Dr. O’Brien passionately devotes her time to listening carefully to people’s concerns and then using her knowledge and expertise in finding the best solution tailored to patients’ desires, time and budget. She has met the highest standards of education and experience in general care, aesthetic procedures, as well as medical weight loss and she, is a member of the ASMLE (American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery).
Since 2003, Dr. O’Brien has been applying her over 25 years of experience in primary care to fighting the growing problem of obesity and the intertwining medical problems of diabetes, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, hiking, walking, and most of all, spending time with her family and friends.
Maris earned her Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of South Alabama with a special interest in Women’s Health. Prior to becoming an APRN, Maris spent seven years working as a Registered Nurse in the gynecology and obstetrics department at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Connecticut.
While completing her Master’s Degree, Maris discovered her passion for nutrition and fitness. Today, she takes that passion further and competes as a fitness bikini competitor. She wishes to share this passion and knowledge with her weight loss patients. She is looking forward to helping of all of our Millennium Med patients attain a higher level of health by losing weight, reversing metabolic syndrome, improving blood sugar levels, cholesterol and blood pressure.
Additionally, Maris understands that feeling comfortable in one’s own skin is a large part of self-confidence. She has a large interest in aesthetics and helping others achieve her patient’s vision of beauty. She loves to help people look and feel their best!
In her free time, Maris enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, and of course, training in the gym.