Sports Concussion Service


The Sports Concussion Service at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University provides athletes with the highest standard of care for sports related traumatic brain injuries also known as concussions. Whether an athlete sustains a mild, moderate or severe concussion, our team of trained experts are there for the athlete every step of the way. Our sports physicians, neurologists, neuropsychologists, physical therapists and athletic trainers provide athletes with the most up -to-date comprehensive concussion services dedicated toward safeguarding the athlete's full recovery on and off the playing field. Each athlete is provided with a customized comprehensive treatment and recovery plan based on their needs and undergoes a thorough review prior to returning to the playing field.

We are also delighted to be recognized as Brooklyn's only Credentialed ImPACT Consultants.

We provide the following concussion related services:

  • Clinical Evaluations
  • Neurological and Neuropsychological Services
  • Neurological Imaging
  • Balance and Vision Therapy
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Return-to-Play Protocol





For more information about any of these services, please call the Sports Medicine Office at (718) 270-4673

To make an appointment, please call (718) 270-2045


Our Physician Team

photo of Christine Persaud

Christine Persaud, MD
Director, Sports Medicine
Family Medicine Service