Dr. Matthew McCarthy is a board-certified neurologist at The Sports Neurology Clinic at The CORE Institute®, specializing in the treatment of concussion, post-concussion syndrome, and neurological disorders in athletes. He has additional training in the care of pediatric patients.
Dr. McCarthy has research interests in the diagnosis and management of sports-related concussion and the long-term consequences of concussion and repetitive sub-concussive hits in athletes. He is currently participating in a four-year collaborative research study of head trauma in local youth and high school football players. The study examines the potential chronic results of brain trauma by measuring head impacts in real-time with helmet sensors and conducting extensive brain function tests before and after each football season.
Dr. McCarthy completed his residency in Child Neurology at New York-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York. During his time at Cornell, Dr. McCarthy was recognized with the Class of 1952 Resident Physician Award for excellence and dedication to the instruction of medical students He obtained his medical degree from the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, and completed his undergraduate degree at Williams College, where he graduated magna cum laude.
Dr. McCarthy is a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).