Dr. Richard K. Orr

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Surgical Oncology , Board Certified

Spartanburg, SC

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Dr. Richard K. Orr's bio

Richard K. Orr MD, MPH, FACS is a surgical oncologist who specializes in breast diseases, endocrine diseases, colorectal cancer, melanoma and skin cancer. He has wide experience in the surgical treatment of cancer - fellowship trained at the Medical College of Virginia in 1984 after completing his general surgery residency at the University of South Florida in 1982. Dr. Orr practices at the Gibbs Cancer Center with surgical oncologists Barry Hird, MD and Christophe Nguyen MD. He is well versed in minimal access (laparoscopic) and traditional open surgery. Dr. Orr is a clinical professor of surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina and has published over 30 articles in the medical literature and presented nearly 100 times at major medical conferences. He is an active teacher in the Spartanburg Regional Medical Center surgical residency (was program director for nine years) and has won teaching awards from the Spartanburg surgical residency and the University of Massachusetts surgical residency. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Orr received a Master of Public Health from the University of Massachusetts - with concentration in epidemiology and biostatistics.

Dr. Richard K. Orr's Locations

  • 101 E Wood Street
  • Spartanburg SC
  • (864) 560-1900
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Website

  • http://www.gibbssurgicaloncology.com

Dr. Richard K. Orr's SPECIALTIES/AREAS OF PRACTICE & HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Specialties/Practice

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Iconabms Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • SPARTANBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Dr. Richard K. Orr's Education & Experience

Academic Appointments

  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residencies

  • University of South Florida
    General Surgery
  • University of South Florida
    Internal Medicine (internship)

Fellowships

Medical Schools

  • University of South Florida College of Medicine, FL 1977

Dr. Richard K. Orr's Awards & Affiliations

Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • New England Surgical Society
  • Society of Surgical Oncology

Dr. Richard K. Orr's Publications

Publications

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, 2002

Outcomes in pancreatic cancer surgery.

The Surgical clinics of North America, 2010

Preface.

The Surgical clinics of North America, 2010

Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer: is it worthwhile?

Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), 1998

Use of a probabilistic neural network to estimate the risk of mortality after cardiac surgery.

Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making, 1997

Ultrasonography to evaluate adults for appendicitis: decision making based on meta-analysis and probabilistic reasoning.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, 1995

Treating adnexal masses. Operative laparoscopy vs. laparotomy.

The Journal of reproductive medicine, 1997

Dr. Richard K. Orr's Blog & Additional Links

  • http://richardorrmd.com