Concussion Center Team Members

Kenneth Podell, PhD

Director, Concussion Center
Neuropsychology
Location: Texas Medical Center
Member of the NCAA Concussion Task Force. Independent neuropsychology consultant for the Houston Texans, Houston Astros, RodeoHouston® and Rice Athletics.
713.441.8277

Rajan R. Gadhia, MD

Medical Director, Concussion Center
Neurology, Vascular Neurology
Location: Texas Medical Center
Specializes in post-concussion syndrome, cerebrovascular blood flow changes with acute concussion and vessel dissection.
713.363.9065

Deidre Duke, ATC, LAT 
Concussion Center Liaison
Location: Texas Medical Center
Provides concussion education to area schools and youth sports. Oversees all of the center’s ImPACT baseline testing and education efforts.
713.441.8277

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Nader A. Ayub, DO

Primary Care Sports Medicine
Location: Sienna
Dual certified in family and sports medicine. Provides specialized care for sports injuries, concussion management and orthopedic conditions. Team doctor for Rice Athletics and Fort Bend ISD.
281.960.4678

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David A. Braunreiter, MD

Primary Care Sports Medicine
Location: Sugar Land
Dual certified in family and sports medicine. Member of the Major League Soccer Concussion Committee. 281.690.4678

Veronica Burton, PhD
Veronica J. Burton, PhD, ABPP

Neuropsychology
Location: Texas Medical Center
Assessment and treatment of patients with neurological and psychological disorders. Focuses on dementia, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and stroke.
346.275.2581

Vijay Jotwani, MD

Primary Care Sports Medicine
Location: Baytown, Bellaire, Texas Medical Center
Dual certified in family and sports medicine. Team doctor for RodeoHouston® and Rice Athletics. Consulting physician for the Houston Astros and Houston Ballet. 346.340.3636

Scott E. Rand, MD

Primary Care, Sports Medicine
Location: Willowbrook
Dual certified in family and sports medicine. Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. Treated the USA Gymnastics Team since 2001 and is team doctor for Rice Athletics and consulting team doctor for many of the area high schools.
281.737.0999

Javier Rios, MD

Primary Care Sports Medicine
Location: Clear Lake, League City
Dual certified in family and sports medicine. Specializes in concussion management, nonsurgical orthopedics and sports medicine. Team doctor for several high schools in the Clear Lake, the Greater Bay Area and Pasadena ISD.
713.363.9090

Alysia Robichau, MD

Primary Care Sports Medicine
Location: The Woodlands
Dual certified in family and sports medicine. Specializes in concussion management, fractures and non-operative treatments of musculoskeletal injuries. Consulting team doctor for Harris and Montgomery County school districts. 
936.321.8000

Christian Schupp, MD

Sports Medicine
Location: Willowbrook
Dual certified in family and sports medicine. Team doctor to high school and college sports teams, as well as an advisor to professional sports groups.
832.696.0916

Gregory M. Seelhoefer, MD

Sports Medicine
Location: Willowbrook
Dual certified in family and sports medicine. Specializes in the treatment of athletes and active people at all performance levels and ages. Team doctor for Jersey Village and Tomball Memorial High Schools. 
281.737.0999

Nish L. Shah, MD

Primary Care Sports Medicine
Location: Long Meadow Farms, Sugar Land
Dual certified in family and sports medicine. Specializes in treatment of concussion and common sports injuries in both young athletes and active adults. Previous team doctor for Baylor University now serves William B. Travis and George Bush High Schools in Fort Bend ISD. 
346.371.3747

Mohammad N. Sidiquee, MD, CAQSM

Primary Care Sports Medicine
Location: Spring
Provides care for athletes and active persons of all ages, for issues including concussions, musculoskeletal injuries and general medical care. He is the primary team doctor for Klein and Klein Cain High Schools, and also serves as a doctor for Klein, Cypress, and Tomball ISDs.
281.737.0999

Stacy V. Smith, MD

Neurologist
Location: The Woodlands
Specializes in neuro-ophthalmology, headache medicine and concussion care. 
936.321.8000

P. Timothy Sprockel, MD
Family Medicine, Primary Care 
Location: West Houston (Katy)
Dual certified in family and sports medicine and fluent in Spanish, his focus is on concussion management and musculoskeletal injuries. 
832.974.2514
Todd W. Trask, MD

Neurosurgery
Location: Texas Medical Center
Specializes in the treatment of brain and spinal tumors, microsurgery of cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations, and stereotactic radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. He also performs spinal surgery, including spinal reconstruction.
713.441.3800

Gillian Wooldridge, DO

Primary Care Sports Medicine
Location: Clear Lake, League City
Dual certified in family and sports medicine. Specializes in managing concussions, injuries and other health conditions
in athletes. Serves as team physician for Rice Athletics and Clear Lake area high schools. 
346.803.2933

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