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Alessi-LaRosa, Stephanie F., MD

Director, Hartford Healthcare Sports Neurology Program; Program Director, Hartford Healthcare Sports Neurology Fellowship




English, Haitian Creole

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise
Concussions, Headaches, Migraine Headaches, Post-concussion Syndrome, Sports Neurology

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Backus Hospital
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • MidState Medical Center
  • Integrated Care Partners
  • The Hospital of Central Connecticut


The Sports Neurology Clinic ‐ Sports Neurology

University of Connecticut ‐ Internal Medicine

Medical School
St. George's University School of Medicine

University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital ‐ Neurology

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Neurology, Member


Stephanie Alessi-LaRosa, MD, MPH, has joined the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute as a sports neurologist and director of the new Sports Neurology Program.

She earned a bachelor’s degree from Sacred Heart University and a medical degree from St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies. She completed a residency in neurology through the University of Connecticut at Hartford Hospital, and a fellowship in sports neurology at The Sports Neurology Clinic in Michigan.

On the Hartford HealthCare team, she is responsible for providing advanced care for athletes with sports-related neurologic injuries and conditions. Her areas of clinical interest concussion, post-concussion syndrome and migraines/headaches.


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