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Evan O'Brien, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Evan D. O’Brien, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the comprehensive medical and surgical treatment of the spine from diagnosis through recovery.

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Brenna Dean, PA-C

Orthopedic Spine Specialist

Brenna Dean, PA-C received her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies in 2015 from Wagner College.  She was Admissions' Student Chair of the PA program from 2012-2015. After receiving her degree, she joined an orthopedic spine practice in Marlton, NJ where, over seven years she developed diagnostic and surgical skills in spinal disorders and spinal surgery.  Woodbury Spine is excited to have Brenna on our team. 

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"If you are considering an alternative method of pain relief I strongly suggest that you visit Dr.’s Chris Hennessy and Evan O’Brian at Woodbury Spine."


Welcome to Woodbury Spine

Woodbury Spine is a practice dedicated to the prompt diagnosis and effective treatment of all spinal conditions.  Located in Woodbury, New Jersey, and serving the surrounding locations including: Gloucester County, Camden County, Salem County, Burlington County, Atlantic County and Cumberland County.


Orthopaedic spine specialist, Evan O'Brien, MD, and physician assistant Chris Hennessey, PA-C, offer superior, patient-centered care for adults affected by common and complex spinal problems such as:

At Woodbury Spine, the team provides all aspects of spine care, from diagnosis to minimally invasive and complex treatments.  Conservative management options such as medication and physical therapy can help many patients, while treatments like epidural steroid injections and facet joint injections are effective for more persistent cases.  Advanced options, including radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation, spinal pain pumps, and kyphoplasty, are also available at Woodbury Spine.

Dr. O'Brien and his team perform all types of spine surgery including: 

  • Minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery (MISS)

  • Lumbar laminectomy

  • Cervical laminectomy

  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF)

  • Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF).

  • Posterior cervical fusions.

  • Posterior lumbar interbody fusions (TLIF and PLIF).

  • Lateral lumbar interbody fusions (LLIF)

  • Artificial disc replacement surgery cervical and lumbar (ADR)

  • Adult deformity (scoliosis) correction surgery.

For adult spine scoliosis, to achieve accurate deformity correction, Dr. O’Brien uses patient-specific custom spinal rods by Medicrea®, a division of Medtronic Spine.  These custom rods allow a precise correction of the patient’s spinal deformity.  


For prompt, expert attention and compassionate care when you have back or neck pain, call Woodbury Spine for an appointment today.

  • Radiculopathy

  • Spinal fractures

  • Degenerative disc disease

  • Spinal arthritis

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