Anthony G. Alessi, MD is a board-certified, Connecticut neurologist
in private practice specializing in general neurology, neuromuscular
diseases, EMG and sports medicine.
Dr. Alessi is an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology at the
University of Connecticut and serves 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
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.