Dr. Michael Orris, DO

Dr. Michael Orris, DO

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Orris, DO is a general surgery specialist in Tempe, AZ and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Weight Loss Institute of AZ

1855 E Southern Ave

Tempe, AZ 85282
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Choice of Arizona
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mercy Care
  • Phoenix Health Plan
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Orris performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stomach Surgery
more than 56% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
more than 53% of peers
Stomach Diseases
more than 50% of peers

Dr. Orris's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Orris "As one of the top Phoenix bariatric surgeons, he recognizes the negative impact that excess weight has on society, and has developed a passion for helping patients attain and maintain a healthy body weight. Every year, Dr. Orris successfully performs hundreds of weight-loss surgeries. Patients benefit from his years of bariatric surgery experience and the personal intensity he brings to each and every case. With his vast knowledge in the field of bariatric surgery, Dr. Orris is well-known for accepting complicated and challenging cases."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Med Philadelphia Pa
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Med Philadelphia Pa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Orris has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Orris' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Orris to family and friends
118 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (118)

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Dr. Orris' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

In July, I will be celebrating 3 years with my lapband! It has not been the easiest process, and is still something I work hard at every day. With the help of WLIA I was able to say goodbye to diabetes, and live a healthier lifestyle. Thanks Dr. Orris and team.
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The Dr's and the staff at WLIA have been great. They are very helpful and knowledgeable about the entire process. I would recommend them to anyone who is considering. Thanks
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A co-worker referred me to WLIA and spoke so highly of the staff and Dr. Orris that it convinced me to make the initial appointment that same day. The staff was always very professional but also welcoming and friendly. Most have worked with Dr. Orris for many years, are very knowledgeable and it...more
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Highly recommend! My husband and I chose a consultation with WLIA for lap-band surgery based off the recommendations from other nurses and they were right! From the moment we walked in the door, you could see from all the little touches that this doctor's office was different. About half of the...more
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Dr Orris and his staff were great to work with through this entire experience. With every issue I faced, they were there to help me through it. They listened to each concern and answered all my questions. I had my surgery in April and I feel fantastic. I am down 30 pounds! My blood pressure is...more
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