Athletics Coaching Staff
David Clare
University of Nebraska Athletics
Coach Info:
Position: University of Nebraska Athletics
Other Position: M.D., Orthopaedic Surgeon
Phone: (402) 472-2276

Dr. David Clare joined Nebraska's medical staff in 2007 as an orthopaedic surgeon. The son of Nebraska's former Chief of Staff Dr. Pat Clare, David joined his father and colleagues at Nebraska Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, P.C. in 1999. 

Born and raised in Lincoln, Dr. Clare completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he was a member of the Cornhusker football team from 1985-1988. He also attended and played football at Nebraska Wesleyan in 1989. He received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. His residency was done at the University of Texas Health Science Center followed by a Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstruction

Clare’s experience as a collegiate athlete complements his sports medicine fellowship training; he also has extensive fellowship training in adult reconstruction of the hip and total joint replacement.  Clare is Board Certified in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine.