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UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program at UPMC Altoona

Concussions are traumatic brain injuries that can happen to anyone, anywhere - on the road, at work, at home, or on the playing field. Getting prompt and effective clinical treatment by a health professional trained in concussion management is crucial to recovery.

About Us

The UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program manages every aspect of concussion. Our evidencebased rehabilitation programs are designed to diagnose, manage, and treat concussions and return athletes of all ages to play safely.

Area residents have access to one of the nation's top programs with the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program's clinic locations at UPMC Altoona Elite Orthopaedics' offices in Hollidaysburg and Ebensburg.

Our Services and Specialties

We are international leaders in advanced assessment approaches, including computerized neurocognitive testing (ImPACT) and neuropsychological testing.

We offer:

  •         Vestibular Ocular-Motor Screen (VOMS)
  •         Personalized concussion treatment
  •         Vestibular and exertion physical therapies
  •         Academic accommodations for student-athletes
  •         Concussion management protocols and return-to-play guidelines

Our Provider

Dr. Brandon Gillie - UPMC Altoona Orthopaedics, Altoona, PA

Dr. Brandon Gillie

Dr. Gillie is a neuropsychologist specializing in concussion management.

Doctoral degree:

The Ohio State University, Columbus

Postdoctoral fellowship:

UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, Pittsburgh