Dr. David Conner relocated from Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2012, joining the SportONE staff after fulfilling a fellowship with New Mexico Orthopedic Associates. A product of the Fort Wayne Medical Education system, Dr. Conner completed his orthopaedic residency with the Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center. Dr. Conner specializes in knee, shoulder and hip arthroscopy and cartilage restoration procedures as a member of SportONE.
Dr. Conner graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis in 2006. While completing his doctorate in medicine, he served as a volunteer for several philanthropic organizations and helped build housing for low-income families in the Indianapolis area. Prior to medical school, Dr. Conner graduated cum laude from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he was a two-year letterman on the football team, a full-time residence hall assistant, the recipient of six academic scholarships, and an Honors Program student. Dr. Conner is a Fort Wayne native and graduated from Carroll High School. He has always planned to return home and serve in the community where he grew up. Coming from Fort Wayne gives him a sense of ownership in the community and causes him to more readily see his patients as neighbors.
Dr. Conner is currently Board Eligible, holds an Advanced Trauma Life Support certification, and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, The Fort Wayne Orthopaedic Society and the Indiana State Medical Association.
He has supported the Albuquerque Isotopes baseball team, the Eldorado High School football team in Albuquerque, New Mexico and various athletic teams at St. Francis University in Fort Wayne and Trine University in Angola.
An avid water-skier, road cyclist, mountain biker and runner, Dr. Conner loves spending time outdoors. He is passionate about offering his time and talents to help others, and has served as a missionary to Haiti and as a small group leader for Vacation Bible School.