Dr. Connell

Dr. Charles Connell, D.P.M graduated from the Arizona State University and went on to receive his doctorate in 1988 from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa. The school was the first to integrate academic training of podiatrists and osteopaths. He went on to complete a 1 year surgical residency at the V.A. Medical Center in Tucson. He is currently on staff at the Surgery Center of Gilbert and Banner Baywood Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.

His professional interests include surgical correction of bunions, hammertoes, and neuromas as well as general podiatric care of adults.

Outside of work he is an avid hiker, exercise enthusiast, husband, father to 3 girls, and a published song writer.

Education at a Glance

  • Surgical Residency: Veteran’s Medical Center, Tucson, AZ
  • DPM, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, IA
  • MBA, Western International University
  • B.S. Arizona State University

Professional Credentials

  • Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatric Medicine and Surgery practice over 25 years
  • In current location for 14 years
  • Surgical privileges at Banner Desert and Banner Baywood Medical Center, Mesa, AZ; Gilbert Surgery Center
  • Clinical Examiner with the National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners over 15 years


  • Avid hiker
  • Exercise enthusiast
  • Guitar playing, and song writting
  • Humanitarian work