DES PLAINES, Ill., Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI) announced today the establishment of The Sports Neurology Clinic at IBJI.
Leading this new initiative will be Anthony Savino, MD, a board-certified Neurologist fellowship-trained in sports neurology at The Sports Neurology Clinic at the CORE Institute, the nation's leading center for comprehensive neurological care of athletes, specializing in concussion, post-concussion syndrome and lifelong brain health.
"The Sports Neurology Clinic at IBJI addresses the entire spectrum of neurological care in athletes. In addition to providing advanced treatment for concussion and other neurological conditions faced by athletes, we offer neurological pre-participation evaluations, long-term brain health initiatives, and educational resources for the community," notes Dr. Savino. "IBJI's dynamic clinical resources and comprehensive rehabilitative services are the perfect complement to my focus on the athlete's brain health before, during and after sports participation."
"This partnership establishes the greater Chicago area's most comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to the complex issues related to head injuries among amateur and professional athletes in the pediatric and adult populations," states IBJI Chief Operating Officer Andre Blom. "With our expert Sports Medicine physicians, and our portfolio of best-in-class rehabilitative services, IBJI is uniquely positioned to bring this fully integrated approach to sports neurology."
Dr. Savino completed his residency in Neurology at Boston University Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident during his final year of training. He obtained his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago and completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Medical Association (AMA).
To learn more about The Sports Neurology Clinic at IBJI or to make an appointment, please visit ibji.com.
About Illinois Bone & Joint Institute
Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI) is one of the largest independent, physician-owned orthopedic practices in the U.S. More than 100 board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians and surgeons currently treat children and adults, with expertise in every orthopedic specialty. IBJI offers patients collaborative, integrated care including advanced MRI, CT and bone density diagnostics, sports training, sport medicine, sports neurology, rheumatology, podiatry, pain management, wellness, rehabilitation, and surgical and non-surgical treatments and therapies. IBJI has locations throughout Chicago and the north/northwest suburbs. Additionally, IBJI's OrthoAccess® walk-in clinics offer same-day immediate orthopedic care. IBJI was founded in 1990 and incorporates decades of experience from highly skilled and respected provider teams. For more information, please visit ibji.com.
About The Sports Neurology Clinic at The CORE Institute®
The Sports Neurology Clinic, a division of The CORE Institute, is the national leader in the treatment of neurological conditions in athletes, providing world-class expert care for athletes of all ages and levels of play. In addition to offering expertise in the diagnosis and management of concussion, we take a comprehensive approach to athlete brain health. The Sports Neurology Clinic is led by Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, an internationally recognized sports neurologist who is dedicated to assuring athletes receive the highest standard of personalized care, and delivering the resources necessary to support brain health over the course of a career and beyond. For more information, please visit thesportsneurologyclinic.com.
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