Frank Orlando, MD

CHFM Faculty

Frank Orlando, MD Frank Orlando, MD
Assistant Professor
Family Medicine at Hampton Oaks
200 SW 62nd Avenue Suite D
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 265-9475 Fax: (352) 265-9476

Professional Biography
Dr. Orlando is a physician at Hampton Oaks. He has received numerous honors and distinctions, including the Susan U. Wagner Resident Teacher Award in 2011. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Association for Cancer Research, and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Orlando is also active in the community and is a Bhakti Yoga Youth Leader and Mentor.


Program/Degree Institution Field/Specialty
BA SUNY Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York
Chemistry – Summa Cum Laude
MD SUNY Upstate Medical University,
Syracuse, New York
Internship University of Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
General Surgery
Fellowship University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Surgical Oncology
Residency Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
Tallahassee, Florida
Family Medicine

Certifications and Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Association for Cancer Research – Associate Member
  • American College of Surgeons – Resident Member

Honors and Awards

  • Susan U. Wagner Resident Teacher Award, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Back-up of the Year, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program
  • First Place Poster Presentation – Florida A&M University Pharmacy Research Day
  • Second Place Oral Presentation 14th Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease, Amelia Island, FL
  • Second Place Oral Presentation 13th Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease, Amelia Island, FL
  • Suture Lab Teaching Resident, U.F. Gainesville Department of Surgery
  • Second & Fourth Place Poster Presentations University of Florida – Jacksonville Research Day

Clinical Interests

  • Family Medicine
  • Oncology

Recent Books and Publications

  • Orlando, FA, Brafford S, Mazziotta J.  A rare case of basal cell carcinoma.  Florida Family Physician, June 2011.
  • Orlando FA, Brown KD. Unraveling breast cancer heterogeneity through transcriptomic and epigenomic analysis. Ann Surg Oncol 2009; 16:2270-2279.
  • Hassid VJ, Orlando FA, Awad ZT, et al. Genetic and molecular abnormalities in cholangiocarcinogenesis. Anticancer Res 2009; 29:1151-1156.
  • Orlando FA, Tan D, Baltodano JD, et al. Abberrant Crypt foci as precursors in colorectal cancer progression. J Surg Oncol 2008; 98:207-213.
  • Ahmed BH, Ahmed A, Tan D, Awad ZT, Al-Aali AY, Kilkenny J, Orlando FA, et al. Post-laparoscopic cholecystectomy pain: effects of intraperitoneal local anesthetics on pain control – a randomized prospective double-blinded placebo controlled trial. Am Surgeon 2008; 74:201-208.
  • Orlando FA, Goncalves CG, George ZM, et al. Neurohormonal pathways regulating food intake and changes after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis 2005; 1:486-495.
  • Orlando FA, Dyer LM, Demircan B, Brown KD.  Epigenetics: Mechanisms, Functions and Human Effects. Chapter 12 Epigenetic analysis in breast cancer progression;
    Chapter 13 Cancer epigenetics. Nova Publishers 2009 4th Quarter, ISBN: 978-1-60741-454-4.