Please find below a number of preferred and recommended companies and physicians that specialize in concussion care and treatment.
Groups and Programs
Children's National - SCORE Program
The Safe Concussion Outcome Recovery & Education (SCORE) Program at Children’s National Health System evaluates, monitors and manages the care of children and adolescents with concussions (known as mild traumatic brain injury or TBI). The program consults with physicians regionally and nationally, as well as scholastic and youth recreational sports programs in which children are vulnerable to injury. The SCORE program is one of the only programs in the greater Washington, D.C., area that specializes in the evaluation and management of concussions in children.
Phone #: 202-476-2429
Location(s): Howard County, Laurel, Rockville (main), Washington, D.C. View locations here
Head First Sports Injury and Concussion Care
A premier community concussion clinic for the diagnosis, management, and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). HeadFirst offers neurocognitive baseline testing for sports teams and individuals who are ages 5 to 24. HeadFirst is a service of Righttime Medical Care.
Phone #: 1-855-748-4868
Location(s): 12 locations in MD including Bethesda, Frederick, Germantown, Olney, Silver Spring. View all locations here
Medstar Concussion Clinic
The Concussion Clinic is a unique outpatient service of the MedStar National Rehabilitation Network that offers highly specialized services for people suffering from the lingering—and often life altering—results of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). Our staff provides the correct treatment to those who need help with long-term cognitive impairment but do not require hospitalization.
Phone #: 202-877-1955
Location(s): Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Germantown, Rockville, Westminster, Wheaton and more. View all locations here
Physicians & Specialists
Dr. Norman Godwin (Adventist HealthCare)
Dr. Norman ‘Trey’ Godwin is a physiatrist who specializes in Sports Medicine at Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine. Dr. Godwin uses a multidimensional approach tailored to each patient, for the treatment of their musculoskeletal conditions, which can include arm, leg and back problems. His clinical interests also include concussion management and musculoskeletal ultrasound. He believes in the importance of staying active on a daily basis.
Phone #: 240-864-6007
Location(s): 9909 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, MD 20850
Dr. Matthew Jepson (MMI)
Dr. Matthew Jepson is a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician at Mid-Maryland Musculoskeletal Institute (MMI). He is Board-Certified in Family Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. His area of interests include: acute and chronic sports injury and prevention, concussion evaluation and management, athletic event coverage, and ultrasound-guided procedures.
Phone #: 301-694-8311
Location(s): Frederick and Urbana
Dr. Stacy Suskauer (Kennedy Krieger Institute)
Dr. Stacy Suskauer is a research scientist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is co-director of the Center for Brain Injury Recovery at the Institute. She is also an associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Suskauer’s primary research focus is understanding and optimizing outcomes after childhood brain injury, including concussion.
Phone #: 443-923-9440
Location(s): 707 N. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205
Amen Clinics (Psychiatrist)
Amen Clinics is an outpatient health care clinic that has provided mental wellness strategies to patients of all ages since 1989. We offer patient-first experiences and customized solutions to an array of behavioral and psychiatric conditions. At Amen Clinics, it all starts with you. We look at your biological, psychological, social and spiritual influences to get a complete picture of who you are as a person.
Phone #: 703-880-4000
Location(s): 10701 Parkridge Blvd, Ste 110. Reston, VA 20191
Center for Vision Development (Ophthalmologist)
Vision therapy is a progressive program that rehabilitates the impairment of an individual’s vision that contributes to a wide variety of seeing and eye conditions. Throughout the years a wide variety of medical problems that were once incurable are now easily diagnosed and treated. Problems with your vision are not issues that you want to leave unattended for a long time as permanent damage is a threat.
Phone #: 301-865-1800
Location(s): 164 W. Main St, Ste B. New Market, MD 21774