In her 20 plus years at Mayo Clinic, Dr. O’Connor held a variety of prestigious positions including Professor of Orthopedics, Chair of Orthopedic Surgery in Florida, Member of the Executive Operations Team, and served as the Mayo Clinic Enterprise-wide Medical Director of the Office on Integrity and Compliance. In 2015, she was recruited to Yale University School of Medicine to serve as their inaugural Director of the Center for Musculoskeletal Care. She left Yale during the pandemic to co-found Vori Health.
As an orthopedic surgeon and innovative leader, Dr. O’Connor recognizes the challenges of incorporating a non-surgical, holistic approach to patients in traditional healthcare systems. Dr. O’Connor is dedicated to transforming healthcare through an evidence-based approach, decreasing unnecessary care, improving the quality of appropriate care, maximizing patient outcomes, and making sure the experience can wow! With her work at Vori Health, she is committed to its mission to empower all humanity to lead a healthier life.