Skip to main content

UR Medicine

UR Medicine / Concussion / Our Team


Our Team


Photo of Jeffrey J. Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H.Jeffrey J. Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H.
Sports & Pediatric Concussions
Bazarian Lab

Dr. Bazarian is an emergency physician with an active concussion clinic and research program. He has served on several traumatic brain injury-related task forces and panels for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Institute of Medicine. In 2008, he worked with the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center to develop mild traumatic brain injury (concussion) management guidelines for returning troops.

Photo of Marina Connolly

Marina Rubin Connolly, M.D.
Non-Sports & Pediatric Concussions

Dr. Connolly is board certified in Pediatric Neurology. She is currently an instructor of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York where she teaches and has an active child neurology practice. She continues to be interested in patients with chronic pain. She has also joined the team of physicians in the Neurofibromatosis clinic as many patients with NF experience pain during their lifetime and Dr. Connolly enjoys developing long-term relationships with patients.

Photo of Mark H. Mirabelli, M.D.Mark H. Mirabelli, M.D.
Sports & Pediatric Concussions

Dr. Mirabelli is a primary care sports medicine physician. He provides comprehensive care to athletes, including the evaluation of sports concussion. Dr. Mirabelli has lectured regionally on the evaluation, and management, of acute sports concussion and serves as team physician for St. John Fisher College, Rochester Institute of Technology, and the Rochester Knighthawks. He also serves as the supervising physician for University Sports Medicine athletic trainers at several area high schools.

Peter ObournPeter Obourn, D.O.
Sports & Pediatric Concussions

UR Medicine is pleased to announce the addition of Peter J. Obourn, DO to the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation. Dr. Obourn is joining our team after completing a fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center. During this time, he was a physician for several high school football teams and provided coverage for the University's football, soccer, ice hockey, basketball, lacrosse, and field hockey teams. Dr. Obourn also completed a residency with Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania. There, he supplied team coverage for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL hockey team, as well as physicals and event coverage for MMA fights and the Pennsylvania Special Olympics. Dr. Obourn treats a wide variety of injuries, including ankle, knee, hip, and elbow injuries, through non-surgical options. Some of his research has also focused on the effects of congestion on the rate of injuries among athletes.

Photo of Katherine Rizzone, M.D.Katherine Rizzone, M.D, M.P.H.
Sports & Pediatric Concussions

Dr. Katherine H. Rizzone is an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics. She specializes in non-operative sports medicine. Her special interests include musculoskeletal ailments including strains, sprains, tendonitis, fractures, sports concussions, and arthritis, as well as medical problems unique to the female athlete, and runners. 

Advance Practice Providers

Photo of Lisa Fitzpatrick, PALisa Fitzpatrick, PA
Ortho Sports Medicine

Cynthia TenHoopen

Cynthia tenHoopen, RN, MS, CPNP-PC
Child Neurology

Rehab Clinicians Treating Concussion

Otolaryngology (ENT) PT

AnsonEric Anson, PT, PhD

Ortho PT

  • Chris McConnell 
  • Nicole Nolan
  • Geena Brady
  • Elisabeth Wentlent
  • Stephanie Cantos
  • Bryan Guzski
  • ‚ÄčTheresa Barry
  • Corrine Keller
  • Jenna Johnstone
  • Matt Berliner
  • Charles D'Agostino
  • Scott Millman


  • Julie Streeter
  • Renee Hetzler
  • Nicholas Rozestraten
  • Samantha Putnam‚Äč
  • Kim Barker


  • Simon Carson
  • Chris Stavisky
  • Nancy Dukelow
  • Lisa Walther