Frank Orlando, MD

Frank Orlando

Frank Orlando, MD
Assistant Professor
Family Medicine at Springhill
4197 NW 86th Terrace, Suite 2201
Gainesville, FL 32606

Contact Information
Phone: (352) 265-9475
Fax: (352) 265-9476

Professional Biography

Dr. Frank Orlando is a physician at UF Health Family Medicine – Springhill clinic. 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.


Residency Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
Tallahassee, Florida
Family Medicine
Fellowship University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Surgical Oncology
Internship University of Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
General Surgery
MD SUNY Upstate Medical University,
Syracuse, New York
BA SUNY Binghamton University
Binghamton, New York

Certifications and Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Family Physician
  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Florida Academy of Physicians

Honors and Awards

  • Physician Recognition Award (2015)
  • Internal Project Award – Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine (2015)
  • Susan U. Wagner Resident Teacher Award, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program (2011)
  • Back-up of the Year – Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program (2010)
  • First Place Poster Presentation – Florida A&M University Pharmacy Research Day (2010)

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.