Our Providers


PetragliaAnthonyAnthony Petraglia, MD
Executive Director, Concussion Program

Specialization: Neurosurgery, extensive subspecialty experience in sports-related neurologic injuries

Medical School: University of Rochester

Residency: University of Rochester Medical Center

Fellowship: West Virginia University Department of Neurosurgery (neurological sports medicine), NorthShore University Health System Department of Neurosurgery (neurological sports medicine)

Publications: Handbook of Neurological Sports Medicine: Concussion and Other Nervous System Injuries in the Athlete (with co-authors Julian Bales, MD and Arthur Day, MD)

Sports Medicine

BlonskiChristineChristine Blonski, DO
Medical Director, Concussion Program

Specialization: Family medicine, sports medicine, orthopaedic medicine

Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA

Residency: Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center, Johnson City, NY (family medicine)

Fellowship: Metropolitan Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI (sports medicine)

Internships: Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center, Johnson City, NY (osteopathic medicine)

Sports Coverage Experience: Atlantic Hockey Conference Tournament Medical Director, SUNY Alfred State Team Physician, MVP Health Care Rochester Marathon, Rochester Institute of Technology Team Physician, LPGA Championship, Davis College Team Physician, Wineglass Marathon, Cayuga Lake Triathlon, Seton Catholic High School Football, Broome Community College, YMCA Corporate Challenge, Vestal Youth Football League, Binghamton Senators (AHL), Empire State Games, Dick’s Sporting Goods Open, Stop DWI Tournament of Champions, Stop DWI Basketball Tournament, Chris Thater Memorial Bike Race, Union Endicott High School, Ross Corners Christian Academy Basketball Tournaments, NYS Track and Field Championships, Reeds Lake Run, Grand Rapids Rampage (AFL), Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL) West Michigan Whitecaps minor league baseball team, West Michigan Edge (PDL Soccer), Aquinas College, Calvin College, Grand Rapids Public Schools (Ottawa Hills and Central), Grand Rapids Marathon, Reeds Lake Triathlon

DayDanielDaniel Day, DO

Specialization: Sports medicine, family medicine

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City, NY

Fellowship: Virginia Tech (primary care sports medicine)

Sports Coverage Experience: Rochester Institute of Technology, Virginia Tech, ACC Tournament, Radford University, Binghamton University, Broome Community College, Professional Tennis, Champions Tour Dicks Sporting Goods Open (PGA) Greenbrier Classic (PGA), Greenbrier Resort Sporting Events (PGA), USA Ski Team, United States Ski and Snowboard Association, Binghamton Senators (AHL), New York State Track and Field Championships, Vestal Youth Football, Special Olympics, Sports Medicine Journal Club


DamannKristaKrista Damann, PhD

Specialization: Neuropsychology, traumatic brain injury and concussion

Doctorate: State University of New York at Albany (counseling psychology)

Internships: Albany Psychology Internships Consortium

Fellowship: Comprehensive Neuropsychological Services, Albany, NY (clinical neuropsychology)


GaudetteMarcMarc Gaudette, PsyD

Specialization: Neuropsychology, concussion assessment and treatment, assessment and treatment of brain injuries, including cognitive rehabilitation, neuropsychological evaluation and psychotherapy/counseling

Medical School: Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

Internships: West Haven – Yale VA Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut (clinical psychology and neuropsychology)

Fellowship: University of Rochester Medical Center (clinical neuropsychology)


GraceTanyaTanya Grace, PsyD

Specialization: Neuropsychology, pediatric neuropsychological assessment and concussion

Medical School: Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, FL (clinical psychology with a neuropsychology concentration)

Internships: Emory University School of Medicine Center for Rehabilitation Medicine, Atlanta, GA; Wesley Woods Center, Atlanta, GA; and in the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (neuropsychology)


SchneiderWilliamWilliam Schneider, PhD, Neuropsychology Supervisor

Specialization: Neuropsychology, pediatric and adult neuropsychological assessment and brain injury rehabilitation

Medical School: Biola University, Rosemead School of Psychology, La Mirada, CA (clinical psychology)

Internships: Pine Rest Christian Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI

Fellowship: University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI (rehabilitation and neuropsychology)


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

DapulGeraldineGeraldine Dapul, MD, MA

Specialization: Neurorehabilitation and musculoskeletal care, multiple sclerosis and electrodiagnostic EMG/NCS applications; subspecialty focus includes ultrasound guided-techniques and non-operative management of musculoskeletal pathologies

Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

Internships: Victoria Hospital, Bangalore, India

Externships: New York Hospital Medical Center, Queens, NY and Maine Medical Center Department of Medicine in Portland, ME

Residency: Wayne State University/Oakwood Health Systems (physical medicine and rehabilitation)

Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH (multiple sclerosis)

NamassivayaNithyanandiniNithyanandini Namassivaya, MD

Specialization: Spinal cord injury rehabilitation, management of traumatic brain injuries and outpatient musculoskeletal pain

Medical School: Bangalore University, Karnataka, India

Internships: Victoria Hospital at Bangalore University, Karnataka, India

Externships: New York Hospital Medical Center in Queens, NY and Maine Medical Center Department of Medicine in Portland, ME

Residency: University of Rochester (physical medicine and rehabilitation)

OdomNathanNathan Odom, MD, Medical Director, Golisano Restorative Neurology and Rehabilitation Center

Specialization: Acute rehabilitation with an interest in neuro-rehabilitation and concussion management

Medical School: University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Science

Internships: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC (internal medicine)

Residency: University of Rochester Medical Center (physical medicine and rehabilitation)


RansomCeciliaCecilia Ransom, MD

Specialization: Neuro-musculoskeletal rehabilitation, stroke spasticity and traumatic brain injury management

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Internships: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA (internal medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation)

Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA (internal medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation)