Dr. James W. Orr

  • Gynecologic Oncologist
  • Spoken languages English


Dr. James “Jimmy” Orr believes that all women with suspected or diagnosed gynecologic cancer should have access to the best treatment available. His local, regional and national leadership positions, combined with strong ties to evidence–based medicine and a devotion to clinical research, form the foundation of his practice. His vision is to deliver state-of-the-art care—from diagnosis to past treatment surveillance—in a warm and compassionate environment. Dr. Orr’s expertise, years of surgical training, continued review of scientific literature and teaching, surgical, and research experience results in improved patient care.

Career Positions

Current position(s)

  • Florida Gynecologic Oncology - Gynecologic Oncologist, Fort Myers, FL

Past position(s)

  • Patty Berg Cancer Center - Medical Director, Fort Myers, FL
  • University of South Florida - Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tampa, FL
  • Gynecologic Oncology Group - Principal Investigator, Fort Myers, FL



  • University of Virginia, BA, Psychology, Charlottesville, VA
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA


  • University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chief Resident, Birmingham, AL


  • University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Birmingham, AL


  • University of Alabama Birmingham School of Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, Birmingham, AL


Awards and honors

  • Top Doctors in the Southeast, Good Housekeeping One of the top 401 Doctors for Women in America, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, CREOG Award Resident In-Service, Gynecologic Urology Society Prize Paper, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Prize Pa


  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy as a Boost Alternative to Brachytherapy for Primary Gynecologic Cancer: Disease Control and Quality of Life Outcomes From a Phase II Trial
  • The Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: Current Status


Compensation Differences by Gender in Gynecologic Oncology

Croft, KM, LA Rauh, JW Orr, TR McKinnish, J Brown, and RW Naumann, 2020, Society of Gynecological Oncologists Annual Meeting

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Mantz CA, Abu Shahin F, Sandadi S, Orr J., 2015, ASTRO Annual Meeting

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