Mark P. Cote, P.T., D.P.T., M.S. C.T.R.

Mark P. Cote, P.T., D.P.T., M.S. C.T.R.Mark Cote is the  Director of Outcomes, Research, and Quality for the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute at UConn Health. He is responsible for directing the development and implementation of our clinical research. He provides support for our residents through education and mentoring on research design and biostatistics. Mark oversees our quality management and improvement programs and he is an active member of the New England Shoulder and Elbow Society.


B.S., Physical Therapy, University of New England
D.P.T., Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions
M.S., Clinical and Translational Research, University of Connecticut Health Center

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Selected Publications

Cote MP.Editorial Commentary: Postoperative Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Protocols Are Like Snowflakes; No 2 Are Alike. Arthroscopy. 2016 Aug;32(8).

Cote MP, Apostolakos JM, Voss A, DiVenere JD, Arceiro RA, Mazzocca AD. A Systematic Review of Meta-Analyses Published in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery Arthroscopy Arthroscopy  2015 Oct 2.

Arciero RA, Parrino A, Bernhardson AS, Diaz-Doran V, Obopilwe E, Cote MP, Golijanin P, Mazzocca AD, Provencher MT. The Effect of a Combined Glenoid and Hill-Sachs Defect on Glenohumeral Stability: A Biomechanical Cadaveric Study Using 3-Dimensional Modeling of 142 Patients. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Mar 20.

Riley SP, Cote MP, Leger RR, Swanson BT, Tafuto V,  Sizer PS, Brismée JM. Short-term effects of thoracic spinal manipulations and message conveyed by clinicians to patients with musculoskeletal shoulder symptoms: a randomized clinical trial. J Man Manip Ther. 2015 Feb;23(1):3-11.

Riley SP, Cote MP, Swanson B, Tafuto V, Sizer PS, Brismée JM. The Shoulder Pain and Disability Index: Is it sensitive and responsive to immediate change? Man Ther. 2015 Jun;20(3):494-8.

Beitzel K, Allen D, Apostolakos J, Russell R, McCarthy M, Gallo GJ, Cote MP, Mazzocca AD. US Definitions, current use, and FDA stance on use of PRP in sports medicine. Journal of Knee Surgery. 2015 Feb;28(1):29-34.

Cote MP, Kenny A, Dussetschleger J, Farr D, Chaurasia A, Cherniack M. Reference Values for Physical Performance Measures in the Aging Working Population. Human Factors. 2014 February Vol. 56, No. 1.

Cote MP, Wojcik KE, Gomlinski G, Mazzocca AD. Rehabilitation of acromioclavicular joint separations: operative and nonoperative considerations. Clin Sports Med. 2010 Apr;29(2):213-28, vii.

Cote MP, Gomlinski G, Tracy J, Mazzocca AD. Radiographic Analysis of Commonly Prescribed Scapular Exercises. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2009 Mar-Apr;18(2):311-6.

 Mazzocca AD, Cote MP, Arciero CL, Romeo AA, Arciero RA. Clinical Outcomes Following Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis with an Interference Screw. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2008 Oct;36(10):1922-9.

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