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Ora K. Gordon, MD

Languages: Spanish, English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Gordon was born and raised in New York. Attracted to the connection between communications and life sciences, Dr. Gordon first worked as a genetic counselor before attending medical school. Today, Dr. Gordon is the director of medical genetics and integrative medicine at the Roy and Patricia Disney Cancer Center. She is also an associate professor of medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. As a nationally recognized expert in hereditary cancer, Dr. Gordon is co-author of an award-winning consumer health care book on understanding and managing breast and ovarian cancer risk. Her primary research interests involve the prevention of breast cancer and she has been involved in numerous clinical trials for cancer prevention. Passionate about a holistic approach to health and disease prevention, Dr. Gordon is pursuing a fellowship in integrative medicine. In addition, she is a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Medical Genetics.
Education
Institution
Type
University Of California Irvine College Of Medicine, Irvine, CA
Medical School
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Internship
UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Residency
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship
Health Plans Accepted
  • Aetna POS/EPO
  • Aetna Preferred Provider Organization
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA HMO
  • Blue Shield of CA Covered CA PPO/EPO
  • Cigna POS/EPO
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Health Net Covered CA PPO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • LA Care Covered CA HMO
  • Medicare
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Clinical Genetics, Clinical Genetics (M.D.)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Clinical Genetics (MD)
  • American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Medical Genetics
Clinical Interests
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Genomics
  • Genetic Counseling
 
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center