Dr Orr graduated from the University of Tasmania in 2004.
Whilst in Tasmania, he completed five years of postgraduate medical training in areas of emergency medicine and intensive care, along with concluding his basic anaesthetic training.
In 2010, he moved to Newcastle, where he completed his advanced anaesthetic training and also gained further experience working in areas of intensive care and retrieval medicine.
He obtained his anaesthetic fellowship in 2013, and has been working as a consultant anaesthetist in the Hunter region since that time.
Currently Dr Orr has appointments at all public and private hospitals in the Hunter. He has a broad range of anaesthetic practice, with much of his public work comprising of emergency, trauma orthopaedics and neuroradiology. His private practice further encompasses areas such as obstetrics and gynaecology, urology, ear nose & throat, dental, cosmetic and general surgery.
Dr Orr’s continued involvement in tertiary public and private practice, maintains his competence to deliver safe anaesthetic care for your surgery, along with tailoring your anaesthetic for any health concerns you may have.
To further deliver a high standard of contemporary practice, Dr Orr regularly attends national anaesthetic scientific meetings and participates in workshops, such emergency scenarios and regional anaesthesia for example. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Australian Society of Anaesthetist and the AMA, having ongoing access to their educational and professional support.