As we head into gameday weekend, please join us in congratulating OrthoCarolina’s Dr. Pat Connor & Dr. Durham Weeks.
Notorious in baseball players, Tommy John injuries, or Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) injuries, can cause significant pain, decreased strength and mobility loss. There are two surgical options available for athletes who suffer from a Tommy John ligament injury.
Please join us in congratulating each of the 38 OrthoCarolina physicians recognized as 2021 Charlotte magazine Top Doctors.
Together with the OrthoCarolina Research Institute, OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center physicians embarked on a research project to study distal bicep repair specifically in women, the largest published study of its kind.
In this episode of "Stories of Resilience" with the Carolina Panthers, offensive guard Kevin Donnalley & Dr. Connor discuss his 2002 ACL tear.
In this episode of "Stories of Resilience" with the Carolina Panthers, defensive end Mike Rucker & Dr. Connor discuss his 2006 ACL tear.
Years after shattering his right leg, Carolina Panthers Hall of Famer Jordan Gross shares how OrthoCarolina's Dr. Pat Connor played a crucial part in his recovery.
In this first episode of "Stories of Resilience" with the Carolina Panthers, we take it back to the Jake Delhomme era. Hear about the play that forced him off the field & his incredible return to QB stardom.
We're proud to announce 13 OrthoCarolina physicians who received Top Doctor distinctions in Charlotte magazine's annual peer-voted list.
Physicians, parents and former professional football players came together to address the opioid crisis and what students should know. This powerful one-night event is now available via podcast.
Going into his twenty-third season with the Carolina Panthers, Head Team Physician Dr. Patrick Connor gives some insight into what happened during the offseason.
Panthers team physician Pat Connor has performed crucial surgeries. But one repair in his career stands out.
The Athletic recently interviewed OrthoCarolina surgeon and Carolina Panthers Head Team Physician Dr. Patrick Connor.
OrthoCarolina physicians were honored for their premier patient care receiving Charlotte magazine Top Doctor awards.
Female athletes have been known to have a higher risk of injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, while participating in competitive sports. McKaley Boston knows that pain all too well. This is her comeback story.
Never Leave a Man Behind – Two Physicians Help Another Overcome Injury and Become a Warrior for Good
An injury just days before he was slated to run the Boston Marathon didn’t keep a local anesthesiologist from his goals.
Over the weekend of March 31 in Nashville, Carolina Panthers team physicians were part of a meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) that focused on football and sports medicine at all levels from youth to the National Football League (NFL).
The medical knowledge gleaned from the NFL Combine (which itself was started by physicians) will inform the draft.
The commotion and action on the sidelines on any given Carolina Panthers game day can make it difficult to spot Dr. Pat Connor, but he’s there.
Explore pioneering medical breakthroughs changing our lives and meet the doctors behind them. On the front lines of your health are tales of desperation, determination and human triumph-from a safer way to manage pain after surgery to groundbreaking techniques that make surgery unnecessary.
Each year, Charlotte magazine releases a list of Top Doctors in Charlotte and we're proud to have 17 OrthoCarolina providers represented as the best in the city.
A year ago, Larry “Chip” Bankston was sitting in the stands of the Superdome, cheering on the saints. He was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he still lives with his wife and two young children. Now the official team physician to the New Orleans Saints, Dr. Bankston is on the sidelines of every home game and on the road with the team, where he is laser focused on his job: providing the highest level of care to some of the NFL’s best athletes.
Rotator cuff tendon tears affect more than four million people annually in the U.S. and are the most common source of shoulder pain and disability. Dr. Patrick Connor of the OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center, team physician to the Carolina Panthers, is pioneering the use of a breakthrough technology designed as a new option for millions of people suffering from rotator cuff tendon tears in the shoulder joint.
Dr. Patrick Connor, Head Team Physician of the Carolina Panthers, offers his perspective
Denny Hamlin’s Jackman on the Mend