Anthony G. Alessi, MD

Anthony G. Alessi, MD​

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

Dr. Alessi is a Clinical Professor of Neurology and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Connecticut and is Director of the UConn NeuroSport program. He serves as a consultant to many professional and collegiate sports organizations and 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 this physician-owned, Connecticut medical management company and insurance brokerage.

Dr. Alessi’s career in medical journalism includes hosting 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.