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Sharon Orrange, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)
Medicine
HCC 300K Health Sciences Campus Beverly Hills
+1 323 442 5100

Overview

Dr. Orrange received her BA in Biology at the University of California, San Diego and a Master’s Degree in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health. She received her MD from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and completed residency in internal medicine at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Orrange spent time during and after graduate school as a community health educator in East Baltimore and West Virginia doing teen pregnancy prevention and HIV education.

She began work 14 years ago with the Department of Cardiology at LAC+USC Medical Center participating in ongoing research on the long-term outcome of patients with mitral stenosis who have undergone catheter balloon valvuloplasty and authored a publication in Circulation.

Dr. Orrange has served as the medical advisor on a leading health social networking site Dailystrength.org and writes a weekly blog on various topics in primary care for Dailystrength and Sharecare. She is also the medical advisor and blogger for Goodrx.com a prescription drug price comparison website. Dr. Orrange has partnered with a group of investigators from UC Davis and has several recent publications assessing the use of online information seeking by patients prior to and after their physician visits. Dr. Orrange has been an invited lecturer for internal medicine and psychiatry residents on depression and anxiety disorders in primary care as well as women’s health issues.

Currently, Dr. Orrange is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Geriatric, Hospitalist and General Internal Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. She spends part of her time as the attending physician for medical students and residents during their medicine rotations at LAC+USC Medical Center and Keck Hospital of USC. Dr. Orrange has an active private practice in general internal medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Orrange has been included on the Best Doctors in America list, named one of Pasadena Magazine‘s Top Docs and included on the Los Angeles Times Best Doctors in SoCal list.

http://internalmedicine.usc.edu/primary-care/

Awards

American Heart Association Laverna Titus Young Investigator Award and Forum Presentation

Winner of the American College of Physicians Medical Student Abstract Competition w Poster Presentat

University of California, San Diego: Dean's List, 1989-1990

American College of Physicians: Fellow, 2009

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University of California, San Diego: Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator), 1989-1990

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)

American College of Physicians: Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator), 2009

American College of Physicians: In The News, 2009

In The News

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University of California, San Diego: ORNG Application URL, 1989-1990

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Orrange, Sharon

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Keck School of Medicine of USC

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University of California, San Diego: Medicine, 1989-1990

Medicine

American College of Physicians: Medicine, 2009

Medicine

Publications

Reasons for and predictors of patients' online health information seeking following a medical appointment. Fam Pract. 2014 Oct; 31(5):550-6. View in: PubMed

The prepared patient: information seeking of online support group members before their medical appointments. J Health Commun. 2012 Sep; 17(8):960-78. View in: PubMed

Lingering questions and doubts: Online information-seeking of support forum members following their medical visits. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Dec; 85(3):525-8. View in: PubMed

Encouraging patients with depressive symptoms to seek care: a mixed methods approach to message development. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Feb; 78(2):198-205. View in: PubMed

Actuarial outcome after catheter balloon commissurotomy in patients with mitral stenosis. Circulation. 1997 Jan 21; 95(2):382-9. View in: PubMed

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