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Andrea Orsey, MD

Director, Cancer Supportive Care Program
Director, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Fellowship


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Practice Name: Connecticut Children's Specialty Group
Education

Education:
BS, McGill University, 1996
MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 2001
MSCE, University of Pennsylvania, 2007
Residency:
Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2001-2004
Fellowship:
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2004-2007

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Faculty Appointment

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Dr. Orsey obtained her medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and a MSCE with an emphasis on clinical trials from the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her pediatric residency and pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Orsey is board-certified with the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, and is the director of the Cancer Supportive Care Program. She is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, American Society for Clinical Oncology, International Society of Pediatric Oncology and Children’s Oncology Group. Dr. Orsey conducts clinical research evaluating physical activity, fatigue, sleep, and quality of life of pediatric oncology patients.

    Selected Publications
    • Orsey AD, Belasco JB, Ellenberg JH, Schmitz KH, Feudtner C. Variation in receipt of opioids by pediatric oncology patients who died in children’s hospitals. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 52 (7): 761-66, 2009 Jul.

    • Orsey AD, Paessler M, Lange BJ, Nichols KE. Central nervous system juvenile xanthogranuloma with malignant transformation. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 50 (4): 927-30, 2008 Apr.

    • Anackal AA, Dahlman A, Keil KT, Peterson CL, Mascola L, Mirza S, Phelan M, Lasker BA, Brandt ME, Carpenter J, Bell M, Warnock DW, Hajjeh RA, Morgan J. Outbreak of invasive aspergillosis among renal transplant recipients, Transplantation. 75 (7):1050-3, 2003 Apr 15.

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