David J. Collon, M.D. is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and specializes in orthopaedic sports medicine and arthroscopy.
Dr. Collon graduated from Wayne State University Medical School and completed his orthopaedic residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. Collon also received specialty training in trauma at the Lorenz Boehler Krakenhaus in Vienna, Austria, and in joint replacement at the Wrightington Hospital Hip Center in Wigan, England where he studied under Sir John Charnley, the father of modern-day hip replacement.
As a previous team physician for the Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers and the Detroit Red Wings, Dr. Collon has over 20 years of experience treating hundreds of professional athletes. Dr. Collon’s practice has also included the treatment of numerous high school and college athletes. As Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit from 1996-2004, Dr. Collon has also had extensive involvement with the training of orthopaedic residents and has participated in NIH funded research involving the reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament.
Dr. Collon is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the American Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Medical Association, and the Michigan Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Collon has also been active in the National Football League Physicians Society, the Major League Baseball Physicians Association and the National Hockey League Team Physicians Association.
Dr. Collon is on Staff at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.