The Physician’s Role in Concussion Management

injury.concussion3Dr. Kathleen Weber discusses greater awareness of concussion symptoms along with the diagnosis, treatment, long term effects and future management.

Dr. Weber, is the Director of Primary Care/Sports Medicine and Women’s Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Center and possesses a unique expertise with the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal issues.

Dr. Weber’s reputation as a leading sports medicine physician is enhanced by her remarkable activity in the treatment of high level professional athletes. She currently serves as head team physician for the DePaul Blue Demons and as the sports medicine physician consultant for the Hubbard Street Dance Company and the River North Dance Company. She also serves as a team physician for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, and the Chicago Force Women’s Football.

Dr. Weber is the only female Major League Baseball team physician, and she is also on the MLB Physicians Advisory Board. [06:24]

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