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Connor LaRose, MD

Dr Conner Larose - comprehensive shoulder surgery

Treatments and Conditions



Connor LaRose, MD is a fellowship trained orthopedic 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 Orthopedic 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 orthopedic 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, California. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame, where he played four years of soccer. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati 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 lives in Claremont with his wife, Melissa, and their daughter, Marlow.


Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
Residency: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Fellowship: Southern California Orthopedic Institute, Van Nuys, CA

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • California State Medical License

Languages: English

Primary Office:

8805 Haven Ave., Suite 200
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Telephone: (909) 912-1750
Fax Number: (909) 989-4477

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