Dr. Robert M. Conenello

Dr. Conenello is a renowned sports medicine specialist with the following distinctions:

  • The current Clinical Director for Special Olympics New Jersey
  • The past global clinical advisor of Special Olympics International
  • An honorary surgeon for the New York Police Department
  • Immediate, Past President of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine
  • On the faculty of Dominican College
  • A member of the President’s Council of Saint Thomas Aquinas College
  • Dr. Conenello has lectured around the world, specifically about sports medicine pertaining to foot and ankle issues, treatments and surgeries
  • Blog: https://orangetownpodiatry.com/category/blog/


  • DPM – New York College of Podiatric Medicine – 1990
  • BA – Ithaca College 1986


  • Podiatric Surgical Residency of Brooklyn – Chief Podiatric Resident – 1990-1991


  • Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine

Professional Memberships

Hospital/Surgical Affiliations

Additional Certifications

  • Acoustic Shockwave Therapy for the Treatment of Heel Pain
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound of the Lower Extremity

Lecture History – Nationally & Internationally

  • Sports Medicine
  • Athletic Shoe Specialist
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Pediatric Foot Deformities
  • Elder Care


  • Pi Mu Delta National Podiatric Honor Society


  • Honorary Police Surgeon, New York Police Department
  • Global Clinical Advisor of the Fit Feet Program of Special Olympics
  • Podiatric Medical Director for Racing the Planet – Sahara Desert
  • Trustee of Alfonse Sedotto Memorial Foundation

Personal History

  • Place of Birth – New York, New York
  • Father of three children – Luke, Kyle, and Marette
  • Sports enthusiast and avid fan of baseball and football
  • Clinical interests include sports medicine, pediatrics, and surgery
  • Completed NY City Marathon
  • Triathlete