Concussions are traumatic brain injuries that can happen to anyone, anywhere - on the road, at work, at home, or on the playing field. Getting prompt and effective clinical treatment by a health professional trained in concussion management is crucial to recovery.
The UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program at UPMC Altoona, located with UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics at offices in Hollidaysburg and Ebensburg, gives area residents access to the expertise of one of the nation’s top concussion programs, close to home.
To make an appointment or for more information about our orthopaedic and concussion services, call 814-889-3600.
The UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program manages every aspect of concussion. Our evidence-based rehabilitation programs are designed to diagnose, manage, and treat concussions and return athletes of all ages to play safely.
We are international leaders in advanced assessment approaches, including computerized neurocognitive testing (ImPACT) and neuropsychological testing. We offer:
Brandon Gillie, PhD, a neuropsychologist and UPMC Sports Medicine concussion specialist, provides treatment and management services to anyone 7 years of age and older.