K. DONALD SHELBOURNE, MD
Inducted: May 21, 2000 in Merrillville, IN
High School Attended: Gary Lew Wallace Graduated: 1968
College Attended: Wabash College Graduated: 1972
College Honors: First Team All-Conference as defensive end senior year; First Team Academic All-American for Division III; suffered a knee injury during Division III wrestling tournament.
Professional Career: Attended medical school to be an orthopaedic surgeon; during his training from 1976 to 1981, he took care of Warren Central High School and continued to provide medical coverage to the school through 1992; in 1982, he began private practice in Indianapolis, focusing on sports injuries; served as orthopaedic team physician for Purdue University; served as team physician and orthopaedic surgeon for the Indianapolis Colts for 15 years; named NFL Pro Bowl physician in 1990 and 1997; was instrumental in bringing the NFL Combine to Indianapolis; now works at The Shelbourne Knee Center focusing on all aspects of knee problems and injuries.
(Updated December 2010)