Dr. Anthony Alessi

Anthony G. Alessi, MD is a board-certified, Connecticut neurologist in private practice specializing in general neurology, neuromuscular diseases, EMG and sports neurology.

Dr. Alessi is an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Connecticut and served as Medical Director for the Backus Hospital Primary Stroke Center. He was named Ringside Physician of the Year 2009 by the American Association of Professional Ringside Physicians for his efforts in making boxing safer.

As CEO and Chairman of Colonial Cooperative Care, Inc., he oversees a physician-owned Connecticut medical management company and insurance brokerage.

Dr. Alessi’s career in medical journalism includes serving as host of Healthy Rounds a weekly medical information program broadcast on WTIC Hartford. His book, “Healthy Rounds: A Doctor’s Lessons for a Winning Lifestyle,” is a compilation of his weekly columns published in the Norwich Bulletin.

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"Lift Up Your Hearts: Healing Haiti, Land of Hardship"

Lift Up Your Hearts: Healing Haiti, Land of Hardship Book by Dr. Anthony AlessiWords and stories to lift up your heart - an account of Doctor Anthony G. Alessi's experiences along with so many others who brought healing to Haiti after the catastrophic earthquake.

From many nations, speaking different languages, they joined hands and minds to become one community making a difference. Yet, as Doctor Alessi reminds us, the healing and helping of Haiti are not finished. Haiti still needs help, but it gives back a healing of its own. Purchase online at crossplace.com

"Healthy Sports: A Doctor's Lessons for a Winning Lifestyle"

Healthy Sports - A Doctor's Lessons for a Winning Lifestyle - By Anthony G. Alessi, MD.This book, written by Dr. Alessi offers strategies for people to remain active no matter what their age or interests are - from ultimate fighting to gardening.

The 186-page book also features his expertise in sports medicine, based on his experience as a consultant for the University of Connecticut's Department of Athletics, the New York Yankees, the San Francisco Giants and the Connecticut Sun. To purchase "Healthy Sports" or learn more, visit the Backus Hospital website.






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