The Long Island Concussion Center at Neurological Surgery P.C. is a multidisciplinary practice with specialists in the fields of neurosurgery, neurology, neuropsychology, neuro-ophthalmology, pain management, and physical therapy. This puts us in a unique position to assess, manage, and treat all forms of head injury and trauma.
The mission of our Concussion Center is to provide comprehensive assessment and management of individuals with acute concussions or lingering post-concussive syndrome. We provide medical and cognitive evaluations after mild brain injury, help our patients understand the nature of their injury and what to expect as they recover, and manage lingering symptomatology.
Our center will also work closely with your primary care physician and assist in making decisions regarding your ability to return to work or participate in sports activities following your concussion.
Dr Klein discusses Mets player Jason Bay and concussions in Wall Street Journal feature: Bay May Require Patience on Road Back to the Lineup June 18, 2012
NEWSDAY: Scientist links dementia, sports injuries in kids
Dr Gad Kleinappears in Newsday Friday May 18, 2012. He was interviewd by Delthia Ricks in a feature about the APOE gene which predisposes children to TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) and possibly later dementia and how their involvement in contact sports could be dangerous | Read now
Newsday: Sports-Related CONCUSSIONS Benched with a blow to the head? Doctors say rest, recover and then get back in the game. Read what Donald Krieff, M.D. has commented on regarding this | Read now
Dr. Gad Klein, neuropsychologist and co-director of the Long Island Concussion Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C., was interviewed for a segment about concussions in youth sports for WBAB (102.3 FM) and WBLI (106.1 FM) radio.Dr. Klein’s interview is scheduled to air on March 4th 2012 at 6:30 a.m. (more)
CONCUSSION IN YOUNG ATHLETES,
KNOW THE SYMPTOMS AND RISKS
Experts Discuss Latest in Concussion Assessment and Treatment for Young Athletes.
Neurological Surgery, P.C., hosted a free concussion education program to prepare coaches and parents for the upcoming youth sports season. Read More