Concussions and the Young Athlete
Lecturer: Teena Shetty, MD
Location: Goddard Community Center- 593 Columbus Ave (NE corner at 88th St) - downstairs entrance
It is a privilege to have Dr. Shetty give our community an update on the current literature and research on concussions in youth sports.
Dr. Teena Shetty is a neurologist at Hospital for Special Surgery. She is a Fulbright scholar who received her medical degree and bachelor’s degree from Brown University. Additionally, she attended Oxford University and then the University of Cambridge where she received her master of philosophy degree in medicine. Her residency was completed at Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Shetty received her fellowship training in neuromuscular diseases at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Soon after, she continued her fellowship training at Hospital for Special Surgery in neuromuscular diseases and intraoperative monitoring.
Dr. Shetty is the neurologist for the New York Mets and Unaffiliated Neuro-Trauma Consultant for the New York Giants. Her research interests are in concussions, post-operative neuropathies, and the long-term effects of brain trauma in athletes such as professional football players. Dr. Shetty’s research in head trauma involves brain-imaging after repeated concussions or mild traumatic brain injuries.
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