Dr. Connor LaRose, MD

Dr. Connor LaRose, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Dr. Connor LaRose, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Rancho Cucamonga, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

8805 Haven Ave Ste 200

Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
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Dr. LaRose's Experience

Dr. LaRose's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. LaRose's bio

This content was provided by Dr. LaRose "Connor LaRose, M.D. is a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine. He has expertise in Comprehensive Shoulder Surgery as well as Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder, Knee, and Hip. He also has vast experience in fracture care of pediatric and adult patients. Prior to joining Arrowhead Orthopaedics, Dr. LaRose completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Southern California Orthopaedic Institute (SCOI), where he received specialized training in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip, knee and ankle. He also gained experience in complex open shoulder surgical procedures. For his residency, Dr. LaRose completed his 5 year residency program at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. In addition to completing one of the top orthopaedic residency training programs in the country, he helped provide medical coverage for the Duke University sports teams, including the basketball and football teams. Dr. LaRose's clinical interests include injuries involving shoulder, hip, knee, and ankle. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is currently a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the International Cartilage Repair Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. LaRose, with many of his partners at Arrowhead Orthopaedics, is an assistant clinical professor associated with Loma Linda University. He is involved in teaching and training of the LLU orthopaedic residents at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC). Dr. LaRose was born and raised in Claremont, CA. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame, where he played 4 years of soccer. He continued on to obtain his medical degree from the University of Cinncinati College of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic surgery training at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. LaRose remains active himself, spending his free time running, golfing and playing in the odd pick-up soccer game. He returns to Claremont with his wife, Melissa, and their daughter, Marlow."


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2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Heel Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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26  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Southern California Orthopedic Institute-Van Nuys
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. LaRose's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. LaRose to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. LaRose's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I broke my ankle very badly in a dirt bike accident and Dr LaRose did such an incredible job with the very challenging surgery (including screws and plates) that I was walking on it much sooner than I should have, and riding my bike less than three months after the surgery (I didnt tell Dr LaRose...more
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Good doc, poorly ran office/ bad communication. Called to make an app where the staff memeber promised to call back with an app date. A wk went by with no call back. I had to call several times to follow up to get a follow up appointment. The same scenario happened a second time. After my diagnosis...more
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