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A Tour through the NFL: The Team Physician’s PerspectiveApril 7, 2014 6:00 PMKetner Auditorium, Sykes Learning Center, Queens University of Charlotte Main Campus
The Queens Learning Institute in partnership with OrthoCarolina and the Andrew Blair College of Health invites you to view an NFL team from a new perspective.
Dr. Patrick Connor
OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center & Head Team Physician of the NFL's Carolina Panthers
This is your opportunity to see the NFL from a vantage point few ever experience, that of the team physician. Come hear Dr. Connor discuss the bumps, bruises and care required to keep the players on the field. He will be sharing some terrific medical successes, his unique role on the sidelines, as well as answering your questions.
Dr. Patrick Connor currently serves as the head team physician for the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Knights, Joe Gibbs Racing and Providence Day School. He's served as the team physician for the NFL's Pro Bowl on two occasions, in 2006 and 2014. He serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and the American Journal of Sports Medicine. He has been named a Top Doctor by Charlotte Magazine for the past nine years and served on the board of directors for the OrthoCarolina Research Institute since 2002. He has published or contributed to several hundred orthopedic and sports medicine articles and presentations.
Over the past two decades, Charlotte, NC has been experiencing a fundamental demographic restructuring. Traditional economic and social constructs, built around African-American and White populations, have been challenged by a new stream of Hispanic immigrants. View Event