Anthony G. Alessi, M.D., is a Board-certified neurologist who specializes in neuromuscular diseases and sports medicine. He is a neurologic consultant for the University of Connecticut’s Department of Athletics, the New York Yankees, the San Francisco Giants, and the Connecticut Sun. He serves as a ringside physician for the Connecticut State Boxing Commission, as well as the athletic commissions of the Mohegan Tribe and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. He is a weekly columnist and blogger for the Norwich Bulletin, and is a frequent lecturer on health topics. He is Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Connecticut Health Sciences Center. Dr. Alessi, his wife, Claire, and their three daughters, live in Norwich, Connecticut.