Dr. Cory Edgar, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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Age 46
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Dr. Cory Edgar, MD
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.

Storrs

1 Royce Cir Ste 104

Storrs, CT 06268

Contact Information

(860) 487-9200

Dr. Cory Edgar, MD

Dr. Cory Edgar, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Dr. Edgar's Experience

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Dr. Edgar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Edgar does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Instability
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Sports Injuries
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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • 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.

Education

  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Edgar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edgar to family and friends
3.4
based on 26 total reviews (11 with comments)
Dr. Edgar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (11)
Bristol, CT |
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 Hospital that fixed my elbow. Dr Edgar left me hanging with no answers- VERY unprofessional and I would not recommend him , at least anything complicated.Nice Guy, but did not help at all.
West Hartford, CT |
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 opinion before going ahead with any recommended surgery - I wish I had.
Oakdale, CT |
Not a follow through physician
in Storrs, CT |
He was fantastic. very busy but spent time to listen to me. Surgery was perfect and I have gotten my life back! Thank You Dr E - he is the best!
in Ashford, CT |
Dr. Edgar is an expert in restoring athletic ability following an orthopedic injury. He ensures his patients are comfortable and have a good plan to progress to full recovery.
in Hartford, CT |
Takes very long for appointment scheduling. And dr. Notes to get back to you. Unorganized.
Manchester, CT |
The best of the best! Very knowledgeable and definitely went out of his way to explain what my treatment options were. He knows his stuff! I'd trust him to treat anyone and highly recommend him. Staff was pleasant and helpful. I felt comfortable asking questions and left very satisfied with the whole experience.
in Windham, CT |
He made me feel comfortable about my knee surgery.explained what happened to it,and what to expect afterwards. Surgery was a success!!
in Storrs Mansfield, CT |
Wow - where to begin.I made an appt to see him and his office canceled and rescheduled 4 times. When I finally got in to see him, I had questions about the procedure and wasn't sure I wanted to go through with it; his answers were very condescending-almost defensive.I ended up going through with it, but when I got home, I had an adverse reaction and called to find out what to do. He said the procedure had nothing to do with it and to go to the ER if I was worried. Not enough space to finish thi
in Guilford, CT |
Wonderful
in west hartford |
If you are looking for a Doctor that does not respond to you for a minimum of 3 weeks and sends you home from surgery without any instructions and looks at you and tells your its not his problem that you are in pain then this is the guy for you!
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Dr. Edgar accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tufts Health Plan
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