Oncology Specialist (cancer), Obstetrician & Gynecologist (OB/GYN)
34 years of experience
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Follow Up Visit and Return Calls show details Follow Up Visit and Return Calls
Oct 11th, 2013

I recently had a operation by Dr. Orr 6 weeks ago. I was to have a 6 week post op visit but it was cancelled for 3 more weeks out. I called and left a message with the nurse with several personal questions I had and never received a call back. Every time I call I do not get a call back for at least 2 days or in this case 1 week. They are horrible when it comes to calling patients back and scheduling follow up visits sooner!! How can you have someone wait 9 weeks for a post op follow up visit!!! THIS CRAZY!!! Thank God it's not a life or death situation that I was calling about!!!

RN show details RN
by Angela P. on Aug 28th, 2013

Saved my mothers life. His knowledge and experience helped our situation when complications occurred . He helped ease our fears. Plan B was started and mom doing well. Would highly recommend.

Feb 2nd, 2013

He acted promptly and saved my life

Nov 27th, 2012

Dr.Orr communicated clearly in consultations prior to performing a laparoscopic procedure on my wife. After the procedure did not go well he was cold and heartless. As my wife said, using his words, he sure "took care" of me. Based on subsequent consultations with other surgeons Dr. Orr should never have performed the procedure. The suffering and debilitation inflicted made it considerably more difficult to undergo critical treatments for a life threatening malignant tumor. During an office visit one nurse was marginally acceptable while another in the exam room seemed annoyed to be there. The receptionist, an older lady, had no business being around cancer patients. Obtaining critical information over the phone was almost impossible. In contrast, Dr. Roland, who left Dr. Orr's office several years earlier, and his staff were superb in every way. Dr. Orr's credentials are impressive but they did not help my wife.

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Nov 11th, 2012

I really don't even know where to start. This man has destoryed my life. He operated on me and made a very big mistake and because of not following up with his patient, it nearly cost me my life. Yes by the grace of God I am alive even though everyone in the medical field only gave me a 1% chance at life. This man has left me with severe disabilities. PLEASE!!!!! beware of this guy. And I would STRONGLY think twice before using him. There are so many better doctors out there just wish I never met this man. But I am very careful to the doctors that did help me after Dr. Orr screwed me up.

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The best show details The best
Dec 7th, 2011

Dr Orr helped ease my concerns after being diagnosed with cervical/unterian cancer. Very caring yet open and honest. Nothing but good things to say about him.

Dr. Orr ruined my life show details Dr. Orr ruined my life
Jun 12th, 2011

Dr.Orr is a butcher. He is also a liar. All he is interested in is your money. He makes claims that he does NOT keep. He performed a routine surgery on me and he left me with a hole in my small intestine. he claims that he is not responsible because he did not see it at the time of surgery. Needless to say within 48 hours I went into septic shock. He did not talk to any family or the patient for 2 days after the initial surgery. I ended up in the Hospital for 99 days and was left with permanent nerve damage and a compromised abdomen. he sent me out of the hospital with 3 huge pieces of my intestines on the outside, emptying into a 4 inch ostomy bag. I also needed I.V. nutrition for 10 months. He hides behind the fact that he says because injury to the bowel is a risk, that he is not responsible for the outcome. 35 yrs experience or not, he will still makes mistakes. Although he will never take responsibility for it. He has a God complex. THIS IS A WARNING -BEWARE BEFORE YOU USE DR. ORR TO PERFORM SURGERY ON YOU!!!!!

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Jan 29th, 2011


Best surgeon you will ever find... show details Best surgeon you will ever find...
by Elisabeth on Jul 15th, 2010

top in his field and exudes confidence, yet compassion and hope. Patients go to him when other doctors have been unable to help. He runs a good office with competent staff and one of the cleanest office buildings you will find. Cancer sanctuary building is beautiful and very well planned. A pleasant environment to receive chemo with very caring nurses. He is very professional and requires the same professionalism of his fine staff. There is no doubt this man saved my life. I am a Stage III C Ovarian cancer patient and with his guidance and care hope to continue to be a long-term survivor.

Dr. James W. Orr - The best doctor around show details Dr. James W. Orr - The best doctor around
Nov 11th, 2008

The first time I saw Dr. Orr was in 2001 when I was 28 yoa for a dermoid tumor. His professonalism was outstanding. He put me at ease and was very thorough. Two days after surgery, he - yes Dr. Orr, called my house to check on me. The surgery went well. In 2008 I was diagnosed again with a dermoid tumor on the other ovary. Once again, I went to see Dr. Orr. His personality makes you feel comfortable and that he cares. Mainly because he does. It has been 6 weeks since I had my second dermoid removed and I am so glad I went to him again. I live in the Tampa Bay Area and drive the almost 2 hours to have him as my doctor. I tell everyone how awsome he is. I can not brag about him enough. He also has a wonderful staff who are very cheerful and kind. Oh and the nurses on the Cancer Center wing at Lee Memorial Hospital - All I can say are wow.. Great service !! I received excellent treatment both times around !! Thank you Dr. Orr !! You will always have my referral.

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My miracle worker! show details My miracle worker!
by Marguerite on Sep 10th, 2008

I was fortunate enough to be seen by Dr. Orr when diagnosed with 3C Ovarian Cancer. I truly believe he is the main reason I am still alive today, almost 4 years later. He walked me through my issues, with care and concern.

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