Andrea Almeida, M.D., is co-director of the Michigan NeuroSport Program and Assistant Professor in Neurology. After completing a Neurology residency at Tulane University, she came to the University of Michigan to serve as the first Sports Neurology fellow for the Department of Neurology. Dr. Almeida specializes in Sports Neurology with an emphasis on treatment of acute concussion, as well as management of neurological disorders in athletes. Dr. Almeida treats athletes at all levels, from children to professional athletes. She also serves as a team physician or consultant for the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, and USA Hockey.
Dr. Almeida’s research interests include early exercise intervention for concussed athletes, sport specific return to play algorithms, and acute treatment modalities. The long term goal of Dr. Almeida’s research is to determine optimal treatment for sports-related concussion.