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Your Concussion Care Team at UPMC

Concussions are complex.

When you come to the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, you get customized, cutting-edge, and complete care to help you heal.

You'll meet with a range of experts throughout your concussion treatment and recovery journey. We'll diagnose your type of concussion and tailor your treatment to help you recover fully.

Since we all work together, we're able to make your transition of care as seamless as possible. And you'll see most of our experts on the same day, in the same clinic.

Our Neuropsychologists at the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program

What they do

These doctors lead the clinical exam to:

  • Learn about your concussion symptoms.
  • Find out about any pre-existing health issues that could impact your recovery.
  • Work with our other concussion experts on your customized treatment plan.

Who they are

Our Neurosurgeons and Orthopaedic Surgeons

What they do

A neurosurgeon is an expert in surgery of the nervous system.

An orthopaedic surgeon is an expert in surgery of the musculoskeletal system.

You might meet with one of our surgeons to discuss further injuries and symptoms, such as headaches and neck pain.

Who they are

Our Neuroradiologists

What they do

A neuroradiologist interprets images of the brain and nervous system.

There are several reasons our patients may see a neuroradiologist, including gaining insight as to why concussion symptoms may be getting worse.

Who they are

  • Vikas Agarwal, MD

Our Vestibular and Exertional Physical Therapists

What they do

Our physical therapists can help:

  • Address your concussion symptoms.
  • Any problems with focus, dizziness, and balance.
  • Rehabilitate your vestibular system.

Who they are

Our Physicians and Physiatrists

What they do

Our primary care sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors help manage concussion symptoms that need medical care.

These may include sleep, headaches, or anxiety.

We also help you improve performance to lower your risk of another concussion.

Who they are

Our Other Experts

Contact the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program

To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 412-432-3681 or submit our contact form.