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Dr. Richard Orr

Surgery - Oncology
Spartanburg, SC
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About me
I specialize in
Surgery - Oncology
I have been in practice
42 years
I speak
English
I'm known for
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Cancer
14th
Nationally
165
Breast cancer
4th
Nationally
96
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My answers and insights have
Saved 6 lives
Helped 1,420,926 people
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Received 819 thanks
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Very thoughtful and erudite answers that that are very helpful in answering patient's questions.
Caring, dedicated, knowledgeable.
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I am located at
101 E Wood Street
Spartanburg , SC
I was educated and trained at
Medical / Graduate School
University of South Florida College of Medicine, FL
1977
Academic Appointments
Medical University of South Carolina
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
I'm affiliated with
Organizations
American College of Surgeons
American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
Southeastern Surgical Congress
New England Surgical Society
Hospitals
SPARTANBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
I've won the following awards
Top Doctor, the Spartanburg Region
Spring 2017
Top Doctor, Spartanburg Region
Spring 2015
Most Influential, Spartanburg Region
Spring 2015
I've published
Skin sparing mastectomy with delayed implant reconstruction.
The American surgeon, 76, 785-7 (2010)
R B Hird, J Rousseau, C Nguyen, J Lettieri, R K Orr
Survival impact of tamoxifen use for breast cancer risk reduction: projections from a patient-specific Markov model.
Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making, 22, 386-93 (2002)
N F Col, R J Goldberg, R K Orr, J K Erban, J M Fortin, R T Chlebowski
Improvement in sentinel node biopsy results in a teaching community hospital: results of a multidisciplinary quality improvement program.
American journal of surgery, 196, 569-71 (2008)
R K Orr, K L Wheeler, D D Barrineau, R B Hird