Dr. Stephanie Alessi-LaRosa, MD, MPH is a board-certified neurologist who is fellowship trained in sports-neurology. She completed a residency in Neurology at University of Connecticut and completed fellowship at The Sports Neurology Clinic in Brighton, Michigan. Dr. Alessi-LaRosa is the Director of the Hartford Healthcare Sports Neurology Program in Hartford, CT and the program director of the newly established Hartford Healthcare sports neurology fellowship. Dr. Alessi-LaRosa works football sidelines at high school and college level, she is also a ringside physician for boxing and MMA. She specializes in the diagnosis and management of concussion, post-concussion syndrome and neurologic conditions in athletes. She has a passion for educating patients, communities and medical providers on the topics of brain health and sports neurology.