Dr. Anthony Savino is a board-certified neurologist with fellowship training in sports neurology. In addition to the treatment of all adult neurological disorders, he specializes in the management of concussion, neurological disorders including headache, sleep or mood problems and maintenance of long-term brain health in athletes of any age.
Dr. Savino’s interests include management of acute concussion, autonomic dysfunction in concussion, treatment of post-concussion syndrome, and post-concussion headache. During his fellowship he collaborated on a long-term research study of head trauma in youth and high school football players. This study examined the potential sequelae of repetitive hits to the head over time through measurements of head impacts by helmet sensors and extensive brain function tests before and after each football season.
He completed his residency in Neurology at Boston University Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident during his final year of training. Dr. Savino obtained his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago and completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Dr. Savino is a Neurological Consultant for the Chicago Red Stars, Chicago Wolves and Lake Forest College in addition to various local high schools and club teams. He also serves as a Team Pool Physician for the US Ski and Snowboard Team.
Treatment needs to be personalized to each patient, it is less about a protocol and more so a process.