Physician Profile

Lauren E. Geaney, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, UConn Health
UConn Musculoskeletal Institute

Dr. Lauren Geaney is a fellowship trained foot and ankle surgeon and assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute at UConn Health. She completed both her medical training and orthopaedic 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.

Office Locations:

Orthopaedic Surgery
UConn Musculoskeletal Institute
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolVillanova UniversityMathematics
Undergraduate SchoolVillanova UniversityComprehensive Sciences
Medical SchoolUConn School of MedicineMedicine
ResidencyUConn School of MedicineOrthopaedics
FellowshipFoot and Ankle Institute, Mercy Medical CenterFoot and Ankle
Honors and 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
Hospital Affiliation:
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Research Interests:

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

Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Management of posterior tibial tendon rupture with allograft reconstruction, osteotomy and peroneus brevis to longus transfer. Lauren E Geaney, Mark S Myerson. (2015). Techniques in Foot and Ankle Surgery, 3, (14), 112-119.

Radiographic results after hallux metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis for hallux varus. Geaney, Lauren E; Myerson, Mark S. (2015). Foot & ankle international, 4, (36), 391-4.

Graft fixation is highest with anatomic tunnel positioning in acromioclavicular reconstruction. Geaney, Lauren E; Beitzel, Knut; Chowaniec, David M; Cote, Mark P; Apostolakos, John; Arciero, Robert A; Mazzocca, Augustus D. (2013). Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association, 3, (29), 434-9.

Distal biceps repair. Geaney LE, Arciero RA, Romeo RA, Mazzocca AD. (2013). Atlas of Essential Orthopedic Procedures e-book,

Open treatment of biceps tendon injuries: keyhole technique, subpectoral tenodesis technique and suture anchor technique. Geaney LE, Virk M, Mazzocca AD. (2013). AAOS Monograph Series: Disorders of the Proximal Biceps Tendon: Evaluation and Treatment. (Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons),