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More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you.

The Mayo Clinic enterprise concussion program includes nearly 100 health care specialist in neurology, psychiatry, psychology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, cognitive rehabilitation, vestibular audiology, biofeedback, exercise physiology and integrated medicine. All, dedicated to providing the most researched and validated concussion care to you.

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Rochester, Minn.; Scottsdale and Phoenix, Ariz.; and Jacksonville, Fla. Meet our team,



Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona


Program Director: David Dodick, M.D.

Co-Director: Jennifer Wethe, Ph.D.

Neurology: Amaal Starling, M.D., Juliana VanderPluym, M.D., Rashmi Halker, M.D. , Charles Adler, M.D.

Audilogy: Jamie Bogle, Au.D., Ph.D.

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Robert Scales, M.S., Ph.D.

Research: Todd Schwedt, M.D., Catherine Chong, Ph.D.

Program Manager: Lee Brush


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Rochester, Minnesota


Sports Medicine: Michael Stuart, M.D. (Chair), Eric Crowley, A.T.C. ; Chad Eickhoff

Neurology: Bradley Boeve., M.D.; Rodolfo Savica, M.D., Ph.D.

Research: Aynsley Smith, R.N.

Physical and Medicine Rehabilitation: Allen Brown, M.D.

Psychology and Psychiatry: Thomas Bergquist, Ph.D., L.P.

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Jacksonville, Florida


Program Director: Jennifer Maynard, M.D.

Sports Medicine Team:

Psychology: Beth Rush, Ph.D.

Nuerosurgery: Robert Wharen Jr., M.D.

Neurology: Kevin Barrett, M.D.


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