Treatment & Services
- Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery
- Cervical Deformity Surgery
- Cervical Spine Surgery
- Complex Spinal Instrumentation
- Complex Spinal Reconstruction
- Complex Spinal Surgery
- Deformity Correction
- Lumbar Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery
- Lumbar Disc Arthroplasty
- Lumbar Fusion
- Lumbar Spine Surgery
- Microsurgical and Minimally Invasive Techniques
- Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Revision Cervical Spine Surgery
- Scoliosis Surgery
- Spinal Deformity Surgery
- Spinal Fusion
- Spinal Surgery
- Spine Decompression
- Spine Reconstruction
- Spine Tumor Removal And Reconstruction
- Thoracic Spine Surgery
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Cervical Infections
- Cervical Myelopathy
- Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Disorders
- Complex Spinal Disorders
- Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
- Herniated Disc
- Infection of the Spine
- Marfan Syndrome
- Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
- Spina Bifida
- Spinal Cancer
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Spinal Deformity
- Spinal Fractures
- Spinal Metastases
- Spine Tumors
- Stenosis - Spinal
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic
Madison, WI USA
Fellowship - University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery
Residency - University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Internship - The Wellesley Central Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Medical School - University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
Undergraduate - University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada - Orthopaedic Surgery
- Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada - General Surgery
Kyphosis, Scoliosis, Spinal Deformity, Spinal Tumor, Spine Surgery
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 9/8/2016, Dr. Orr has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
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240 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.7|
|Knows Medical History||4.6|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.4|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
10 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 14, 2016
Reviewed on Nov 8, 2016
Dr. Orr was very thorough, very understanding, very pleasant and a pleasure to meet.
Reviewed on Sep 13, 2016
Reviewed on Aug 23, 2016
Dr. Orr gave me an honest and reasonable evaluation. He was compassionate as well as honest about what could and what could not be done. After having 2 doctors leaving me hopeless, Dr. Orr was willing to explore further for options to help my life be more comfortable. He will study my case further and I feel his decision will be made with careful thought.
Reviewed on May 22, 2016
I have met Dr.Orr the surgeon who is on the top of his profession. He restored my broken spine. Very grateful!
Reviewed on Mar 23, 2016
Reviewed on Mar 22, 2016
My doctor is outstanding!
Reviewed on Mar 7, 2016
Reviewed on Feb 16, 2016
Everything was fine.
Reviewed on Feb 16, 2016
Positive, professional and answered all questions.
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