An excellent presentation on the nature and diagnosis of concussion injuries was given by renowned expert Dr. Robert Cantu from Emerson Hospital.   A summary can be found by cllicking here.

Dr. Cantu is Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Chief of the Neurosurgery Service and Director of the Service for Sports Medicine at Emerson Hospital.  His also a Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy at BU School of Medicine.

Phone: 978.369.1386

Fax: 978.287.0047


Emerson Hospital, John Cuming Building, Suite 820, Concord, MA 01742

Among other responsibilities Dr. Cantu is a Founding member and Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of the Sports Legacy Institiute in Waltham, MA; Adjunct Professor of Exercise and Sport Science and Medical Director of the National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Co-Director, Neurologic Sports Injury Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. Dr. Cantu also consults with numerous NFL, NHL and NBA teams.

A wealth of additional information on concussion injuries can be found at Dr. Cantu’s website.



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