Dr. Petraglia specializes in all aspects of spine and brain surgery. He has extensive subspecialty experience in sports-related neurologic injuries.He holds a B.A. in Biology with Neuroscience Specialization (Honors) and earned his medical degree at the University of Rochester (with Distinctions in Research and Community Service). He did his residency in Neurosurgery at the university as well. His Fellowships in Neurological Sports Medicine were completed at the West Virginia University Department of Neurosurgery and the Northshore University Health System Department of Neurosurgery. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society and Alpha Omega Alpha.