Dr. Cory Edgar, MD

Dr. Cory Edgar, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Cory Edgar, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Storrs, CT and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

1 Royce Cir

Storrs, CT 06268

Contact Information

(860) 679-6600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Rotator Cuff Surgery
more than 35% of peers
Knee Arthroscopy
more than 25% of peers
Knee Surgery
more than 14% of peers

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Dr. Edgar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Edgar "Dr. Cory Edgar is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UConn Health. A team physician for Boston University athletics, he was recruited back after serving as assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Edgar was a former sports medicine fellow at the UConn and has a strong research and academic interest. Dr. Edgar has a Ph.D. in cellular and molecular biology and established research activities in bone biology, cartilage healing and applications of stem cells for tissue healing. He is an outstanding educator with many invited lectureships and national level courses that he teaches. He most recently won the AOSSM research award and is considered a rising star in the sports medicine community. Dr. Edgar's clinical interests and expertise include primary and revision ACL reconstructions, multi-ligament knee injuries, meniscal transplantation, patella dislocations and instability, complex shoulder instability with bone loss, revision rotator cuff surgery, AC joint injuries, pectoralis tendon ruptures, distal biceps ruptures, ankle instability and talus OCD lesions. Dr. Edgar continues to devote himself to improving the field of orthopaedics through research. A primary area of interest and expertise is the use of stem cells to enhance healing and graft incorporation in sports medicine. His research goal is to continue to explore and develop through a translational medical approach, the application of biologics and regenerative medicine to sports medicine issues. Dr. Edgar is committed to education and patient care. His clinical interests, education, and experience enable him to care for patients with compassion and expertise."
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Edgar does not have any board certifications listed.

21  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Instability
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Broken Neck
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Sports Injuries

10  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Benedictine University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of Connecticut
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Boston University
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Edgar has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Edgar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edgar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edgar to family and friends
27 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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  • 1

Dr. Edgar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

I have so many great things to say about Dr. Edgar and the Staff at Uconn Medical! They were all so supportive and helpful through both of my knee surgeries that occurred in the same year. He really takes his time walking you through everything step by step. I highly recommend Dr Edgar to everyone...more
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Dr. Edgar recommended a partial knee replacement, which I found a little odd, since it seemed too aggressive considering I was walking better than the people in the waiting area. I cancelled the MRI and follow-up appointment. I recently received a second opinion from a Yale doctor, who said that...more
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I am a 73 year old Vietnam veteran. I was in the Navy for 4 years and served in the medical field assisting doctors. In October I was in need of knee surgery due to an injury I received from a fall. I was referred to Dr. Edgar by a family member. Dr. Edgar exemplifies what a doctor should be. He...more
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I saw doctor Edgar for a complex elbow injury, and the surgery was not a success.He send me for many alternative therapies, no success.Finally, he was supposed to refer me to another Surgeon that he felt could help me, but after one month of waiting, my Wife found a surgeon on line at Manchester...more
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Dr Edgar is a really nice person, but his surgery, 18 months later, has left me worse that where I was prior. Several other Dr's I have seen since have stated that his surgery choice was an outdated and poor one. I am now left in constant severe pain. I would most definitely seek out another...more
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