Dr. Robert K. Conlon

Dr. Robert K. Conlon

I was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to the Chicago area, where I lived throughout high school. I attended Northwestern University on a wrestling scholarship. I left Northwestern to continue my education at University of Illinois Medical Center, where I received my D.D.S. degree with honors. I then completed my oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital and affiliated institutions, serving as chief resident for my last year. I joined Crystal Lake and Lake Geneva Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in July 1980. Since 1983 I have maintained an appointment as a clinical assistant professor in the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Northwestern University Medical Center where I conduct diagnosis and treatment planning seminars with the residents, primarily in the area of corrective jaw surgery.

I became a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1983. I am currently a member of multiple professional organizations including:

  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Association
  • Wisconsin Dental Association
  • Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Wisconsin Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

I am a past President of the Burlington Dental Society and also served as a delegate to the Wisconsin Dental Association annual meeting for several years.

I am on the staff of several local hospitals:

  • Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital
  • Northwestern Medicine Huntley Hospital
  • Aurora Medical Center in Burlington
  • Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn

I am certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

I live in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin and have been married since 1984 to my wife, Cynthia Kelly Conlon, J.D., Ph.D. We have three children: Kevin, Caitlin and Molly. I enjoy many activities including sports, reading, boating, fishing, golf, tennis, skiing and theater. I have been involved in coaching multiple local youth sports (wrestling, basketball, baseball and softball) in the Lake Geneva area.

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