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Lauren E. Geaney, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, UConn Health
UConn Musculoskeletal Institute
Academic Office Location:
UConn Musculoskeletal Institute
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-4037
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Dr. Lauren Geaney is a fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeon and assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute at UConn Health. She completed both her medical training and orthopedic training at UConn. Dr. Geaney then completed her foot and ankle fellowship at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland under the leadership of Dr. Mark Myerson.

Dr Geaney’s clinical practice focuses on the treatment of all foot and ankle problems. Her particular interests include arthritis of the foot and ankle, ankle instability and sports related injuries, tendonitis, fractures and forefoot deformities such as bunions and hammertoes. She is also active in research dedicated to enhancing the knowledge of foot and ankle pathology. Her goal is to provide personalized, quality care to find surgical and nonsurgical solutions for foot and ankle pain and deformity.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.Villanova UniversityMathematics
B.S.Villanova UniversityComprehensive Sciences
M.D.UConn School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
ResidencyUConn School of MedicineOrthopaedics
FellowshipFoot and Ankle Institute, Mercy Medical CenterFoot and Ankle

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Butterfield Award, Given to the Chief Resident with Superior Performance in Trauma Service ManagementHartford Hospital
Johnson and Ethicon Endosurgery Award for Outstanding Research Presentation. "Kinematic Comparison of the Anteromedial Bundle and Posterolateral Bundles of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament"
James J. Markham Medallion, an honor awarded to one senior comprehensive sciences major who has achieved academic excellenceVillanova University
Presidential ScholarshipVillanova University
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Connecticut Orthopedic SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationBoard MemberExternalState2016
Crimson Quality/Cost Performance ImprovementAdvisory CommitteeUConn HealthUniversity2016
Committee on Undergraduate Medical EducationEducation CommitteeBoard MemberUConn HealthUniversity2016
UConn Department of Orthopaedics Residency Selection CommitteeEducation CommitteeChairUniversity2016
Editorial Board Member for Techniques in OrthopaedicsEditorial BoardEditorExternalNational2015
Connecticut Podiatric Review CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState2014
Clinical Competency CommitteeEducation CommitteeChairUConn HealthLocal2014
Orthopaedic Operating Room Equipment CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal2014
Clinical Chiefs GroupAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal2014
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationCandidate MemberExternalNational2012
American Orthopaedic Association - Emerging Leaders ForumProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2012
Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2012
Connecticut Orthopedic SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState2010
American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2008

Clinical outcomes following reconstructive ankle surgery and ankle arthroscopy, biomechanical research evaluating fracture fixation.

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Distal biceps repair.
    Geaney LE, Arciero RA, Romeo RA, Mazzocca AD Atlas of Essential Orthopedic Procedures e-book 2013 Jan;
  • Foot emergencies.
    Geaney LE, Evenchik B, Aronow M,Bruce D. Browner Musculoskeletal Emergencies: fractures, joint problems, soft tissue injuries, infections. 2012 Jan;275-319
  • The effects of PRP on tendon and ligament: Basic Science and Clinical Application.
    Lauren E. Geaney, MD, Robert A. Arciero, MD, Thomas M. DeBerardino, MD, Augustus D. Mazzocca, Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine 2011 Sep;160-164

Monographs

  • Management of posterior tibial tendon rupture with allograft reconstruction, osteotomy and peroneus brevis to longus transfer
    Lauren E Geaney, Mark S Myerson Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery 2015 Sep;14(3):112-119
  • Open treatment of biceps tendon injuries: keyhole technique, subpectoral tenodesis technique and suture anchor technique.
    Geaney LE, Virk M, Mazzocca AD. AAOS Monograph Series: Disorders of the Proximal Biceps Tendon: Evaluation and Treatment. (Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) 2013 Jan;

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
First metatarsophalangeal contact properties are similar following proximal opening wedge and scarf osteotomiesPosterAOFAS Summer Meeting2016Toronto
Comparison of screw versus suture button fixation of syndesmotic injuries in a cadaveric malreduction model.OtherAOFAS Summer Meeting2014Chicago, IL
Graft fixation increases with anatomic tunnel positioning in acromioclavicular repairsOtherCT Orthopaedic Society2013Farmington, CT
Graft fixation increases with anatomic tunnel positioning in acromioclavicular repairsOtherClosed meeting of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons2012Sea Island, GA
Outcomes Following Conservative Treatment of Distal Bicep RupturesLectureClosed Meeting of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons2008Santa Barbara, CA
Comparison of Static Versus Continuous Strain Behavior in the Native ACLLectureArthroscopy Association of North America International Meeting2006
Comparison of Static Versus Continuous Strain Behavior in the Native ACLLectureArthroscopy Association of North America International Meeting2006
Evaluation of Strain with Three Different Methods of Tibial Fixation in Double Bundle ACL ReconstructionLectureACL Study Group International Meeting2006Honolulu, HA
Kinematic Comparison of the Anteromedial Bundle and Posterolateral Bundles of the Anterior Cruciate LigamentLectureUConn School of Medicine Medical/Dental Student Scientific Research Day Pre2006Farmington, CT