Anthony Alessi, MD


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 and Orthopaedics and Director of the UConn NeuroSport Program at the University of Connecticut. He has 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.>