Dr. O'Connell received a B.S. degree in Biology from the University of New York at Albany in Albany, New York before obtaining his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He completed his internship in Family Practice followed by his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Riverside Regional Medical Center. He has been in private practice in Newport News since 1989.
Dr. O'Connell has had extensive training in laser and pelviscope surgery and is Board certified through the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.