Dr. Edward Connolly, ORA Orthopedics

Edward Connolly

The most gratifying part of my work is having a patient thank me for helping them return to their favorite activities. I truly enjoy improving a patient’s quality of life.

Areas of Expertise:

Knee & Hip Replacement
Traumatic and Post Traumatic Reconstruction
Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy
Sports Medicine
General Orthopedics
Total Joint Revision

Physician Team:

Evan Witt PA-C, Physician Assistant
Shelly G., CMA, Patient Coordinator
Emily W., Medical Scribe

Clinic Locations:

Moline, Illinois
Silvis, Illinois



Dubuque, Iowa

Undergraduate Studies

Creighton University, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Medical School

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine


Akron General Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery


University of California Davis Medical Center, Orthopedic Trauma


Fracture Care
Hip and Knee
Sports Medicine

Professional Memberships:

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Quality Improvement Committee, Trinity Physician Hospital Organization
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
University of Iowa Alumni Association
Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
Rock Island County Medical Society
Illinois State Medical Society

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations:

Quad City Ambulatory Surgery Center
UnityPoint Health – Trinity Medical Center
Genesis Medical Center – Illini Campus

Personal Interests:

I enjoy spending time with my family, outdoor activities and sports.

Patient Testimonials

“Dr. Connolly is by far the most caring doctor I have ever had. I was so impressed with his bedside manner. Thank you for the great care you provide.”
– Anonymous

“I admire Dr. Connolly for taking the time to listen and explain. I would recommend him to all my friends.”
– Dipak S.

“Dr. Connolly is definitely the most personable physician my mother and I have encountered in a long time. My mother is 93 years old and he was caring, patient and offered good advice. He made her feel comfortable.”
– Anonymous