Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher is a board-certified neurologist, specializing in sports related concussion and other neurological disorders in athletes. He currently serves as the National Director of The Sports Neurology Clinic.
Dr. Kutcher served as the founding Director of the University of Michigan’s NeuroSport program. He is currently a team physician for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association and served as the team neurologist for the United States at the 2014 and 2018 Olympic Winter Games. He is the Director of the NBA’s concussion program and works as an advisor to the NFL and NHL Players’ Associations. He has helped develop the concussion policies of the NCAA, as well as several college athletic programs and conferences.
Dr. Stephanie Alessi-LaRosa is a neurologist and fellow at The Sports Neurology Clinic, specializing in the diagnosis and management of concussion, post-concussion syndrome and neurological conditions in athletes.
Dr. Alessi-LaRosa has a passion for educating patients, families and communities on the topics of brain health and sports neurology. Her research interests include age and sex as risk factors for concussion, as well as the long-term effects of sports-related head injuries. She is currently participating in a four-year collaborative research study of head trauma in local youth and high school football players that examines potential chronic neurocognitive effects.
Caralyn Baxter is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and serves as a Regional Director for The Sports Neurology Clinic in Park City and Salt Lake City, Utah. She specializes in vestibular and oculomotor disorders, exercise intolerance, cervical pain, and whiplash associated with acute concussion, post-concussion syndrome and other sports-related neurological injuries. Her goal for every patient is to return to an active lifestyle as safely and successfully as possible.
Prior to joining The Sports Neurology Clinic, Dr. Baxter worked as the head physical therapist for the US Freeski Halfpipe team. Her career with US Ski and Snowboard culminated with on-snow medical coverage during the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea where her team brought home gold, silver, and bronze medals.