Title: Retired Physician and Medical Missionary
Location: Martinez, Georgia, United States
Judy Inez Orosz, MD, Retired Physician, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pediatric and family medicine.
Dr. Orosz is a retired pediatric and family medicine provider with nearly four decades of commitment to her patients and practice. Becoming a doctor was her lifelong ambition, and she was awarded her Doctor of Medicine degree by the Medical College of Georgia in 1971 after earning a Bachelor of Science in biology at Georgia State University. Dr. Orosz completed her internship at Baroness Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and her medical residency at T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital, becoming chief resident in 1973. She began her career in private practice specializing in pediatrics in 1974, and was named president of the medical staff at Sam Howell Memorial Hospital in 1977 and 1978. Dr. Orosz returned to the Medical College of Georgia in 1980 as an assistant professor of pediatrics and director of ambulatory pediatrics, positions she held for the next six years.
During the 1980s, Dr. Orosz began medical missionary work, serving as a member of the staff at Eku Baptist Hospital in Nigeria in 1987 and 1988 before returning to the United States to work in private practice and urgent care settings and complete postgraduate coursework at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She continued her international work with the Sudan Interior Mission from 1991 until 1995, first at Egbe Hospital from 1992 to 1995 and then as a member of the staff of the ECWA Evangel Hospital in Jos, Nigeria, until 1996. Dr. Orosz spent the rest of her career in the United States, working with Gracewood State School and Hospital until 2003 and Connelly Health Clinical until her retirement in 2012. Throughout her career, Dr. Orosz held leadership roles in organizations including the Augusta Child Advocacy Center, the March of Dimes, and the Bartow County Training Center. In appreciation of her service, Dr. Orosz is a ten-time Physician’s Recognition Award winner and was named Pediatrics Teacher of the Year by the Medical College of Georgia and Social Worker of the Year by University Hospital. She is a life member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
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