Dr. Michelle Orr, MD

Dr. Michelle Orr, MD

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Endocrinology  |  
Female  |  
56 y/o
(43)

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Dr. Michelle Orr, MD is an endocrinology doctor who practices in Kansas City, MO. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

Meritas Health Endocrinology

9411 N Oak Trfy Ste 205

Kansas City, MO 64155
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Freedom Health
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 91% of peers
Hypercalcemia
normal
more than 71% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Orr "Dr. Orr provides comprehensive diabetes care - including management of thyroid abnormalities and disease, insulin pump management and general endocrinology care."
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

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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.

Education

  • Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Orr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Orr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Orr to family and friends
1.9
based on 43 total reviews (12 with comments)
Dr. Orr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (12)
Chicago, IL |
Cannot recommend this doctor whatsoever except to beware and keep away.
Overland Park, KS |
I liked seeing Dr Orr and she was professional and very helpful. Her scheduling/staff up front has not been the easiest to work with. I’ve been asked to reschedule my appointment 2 out of 3 times in a year and each time they are unable reschedule my appointment until 4-6 weeks later. I would understand if I had cancelled the appointments myself but as a provider canceling your patients, the scheduling should be more accommodating. I’ll be seeking care with another provider.
Kansas City, MO |
I went to Dr. Orr back in November after a 6 week wait, only to receive any help. Was diagnosed with Hashimotos and went to her as a referral from my primary care. She told me thyroid problems don't make weight gain and told me just to decrease my caloric intake by 500cals/day without even asking me how much I ate in the first place. Very rude and offered no help. Almost cried at one point during the appointment. Will be switching endocrinologists for my next appointment.
in Liberty, MO |
I have been a patient of Dr. Orr's since 2006. I was referred to her when my PCP decided that he could no longer help me manage my Type 2 diabetes. She has a very direct style, and she is outstanding at helping me manage medications so that I can more effectively manage the issues that come with diabetes. In recent years she has added a nurse-specialist, Janet, to her practice; Janet is skilled, knowledgeable and works easily with patients who need additional help. Thanks Dr. Orr!
in Kansas City, MO |
I have to say Dr. Orr was the worst doctor I have ever encountered in my life. Arrogant and rude does not begin to describe her. She refused to listen to my symptoms. Told me my disease wasn't really. Told me I would be fat the rest of my life and be her next diabete patient. My new doc figured out I have an autoimmune disease on top of thyroid disease, HS, & PCOS. I'm now on the right medication & feel amazing. Dr. Allenbrand is a sweet & intelligent doctor. Go see him.
Kansas City, MO |
She was very arrogant and very rude. I agree if I could leave a zero star rating I would. I only got to see her once or twice. All other times it was her nurse practitioner who was equally rude. By the end of my last appointment she had me in tears. I was trying to tell her my particular situation but she would not listen. I have now found out (with a new doctor) she was not checking my thyroid for 2 years to see if the thyroid cancer had come back and guess what - it has. Bad Situation
in Kansas City, MO |
Very arrogant Dr. Apparently believes that she is the only endocrinologist in Kansas City. Mosaic is right down the street from my house and I've been driving out of my way to see her since I was diagnosed. That won't be the case moving forward and she's never there to begin with. She just tried to lecture me on refills.. uh, you're working for me. I pay you so do your job.
Kansas City, mo |
Dr. Orr knows what she is talking about, wants to help you, and is very personable. Staff is friendly and professional.
Kansas City, MO |
If I could give 0 stars I would. She based medical advice on two year old blood work. I demanded updated labs, and she refused to run some of the tests. She contradicts herself in a single breath. Please go elsewhere, where the doctor knows what they're talking about!
in Kansas City, MO |
When her partner, in the office where she used to practice, passed away, my case was transfer to her. I, was of course notified, and I decided to go for a trial visit. If I liked her, I would continue, if not; however, I would go to someone else. I liked her, and I have agreed with everything she has recommended. I have a background of working in the medical field for 22yrs at various different medical facilities, and/or, hospitals. Therefore, I have worked with all types of personalities.
in Platte city, Mo |
Dr. Orr knew a lot about thyroid, and she made sure I knew how smart she was. What she never once asked, or cared when I brought it up, was how I was feeling. She also did not effectively explain thyroid issues to me. It was more like she was showing off. She also continually said how she didn't THINK that the nodule on my thyroid is anything. I waited 40 minutes to see her, after getting called back 10 minutes before my appointment time, and she spent 10 minutes with me.
in Kansas City, Missouri |
One of the most unhelpful doctors. Offensive to my sister who is suffering from an autoimmune disease offering no options for her symptoms and condescending her fatigue while making comments on how her appearance isn't up to par with other patients who have the same disease... If I could give her zero stars I would.
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Dr. Orr accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Blue Care Network
    Preferred Care Blue
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna Network
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network
  • Humana
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    Humana HMO
    Humana PPO
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Orr has admitting privileges

North Kansas City Hospital
2800 Clay Edwards Dr
North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Liberty Hospital
2525 Glenn Hendren Dr
Liberty, MO 64068
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