Alissa Wicklund, PhD, ABP

Dr. Alissa Wicklund sees athletes and others who have sustained a concussion, which is her specialty.

She serves as the concussion specialist for the Colorado Eagles, and the concussion specialist and neuropsychologist for the Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Rapids, Glendale Raptors, Colorado State University, and the Denver Broncos.

Dr. Wicklund offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment designed to help the athlete or competitor return to their sport and other activities as safely as possible.

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  • Specialties
  • Education
  • Qualifications
  • Locations
  • Sports Concussions
  • Neuropsychology
  • P.H.D.
    1998-2004 — Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago
  • B.A. Degree
    1996 – Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
  • Member, Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies
    2014-Present
  • Private Practice, Chicago
    2006-2014
  • Fellowship in Neuropsychology
    2004-2006 – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago
  • Fort Collins
  • Loveland

Resources

Do you have questions about Sports Concussion & Neuropsychological conditions that you or a family member may be experiencing? Have you been diagnosed with a specific problem and you are wondering about treatment options? Check out the links below that contain valuable information. Please note that this information should serve as a resource and should be considered only in discussion with your doctor before official diagnosis or treatment is attempted.

OCR’s Regional Concussion Center Services
Concussion Symptoms, Care, Recovery, and Return to Play

Alissa Wicklund, PhD, ABP

Dr. Alissa Wicklund sees athletes and others who have sustained a concussion, which is her specialty. She has patient appointments in both our Fort Collins and Loveland, CO offices.

Dr. Wicklund has experience working with male and female athletes at all levels who have had a concussion, whether as part of a team sport or an individual competition.

She serves as the concussion specialist for the Colorado Eagles, and the concussion specialist and neuropsychologist for the Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Rapids, Glendale Raptors, Colorado State University, and the Denver Broncos.

Dr. Wicklund offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment designed to help the athlete or competitor return to their sport and other activities as safely as possible. Read about services at OCR’s Regional Concussion Center.

“I truly enjoy working with athletes and helping them make a return to play, competition, and all their activities to the fullest extent possible,” she says.

Dr. Wicklund and CSU professor Doug Coatsworth are conducting a research study on concussion reporting, a project funded by the NCAA and the U.S. Department of Defense. Read about her NCAA concussion research grant.

Check out news coverage of the research project announcement, along with efforts to change the way concussions are reported and treated.

Dr. Wicklund also takes care of individuals who have sustained a head injury at work or in a motor vehicle accident.

Dr. Wicklund joined OCR and our sports medicine program in 2014 after eight years of private practice in the Chicago area.

Dr. Wicklund holds board certification in her specialty of neuropsychology.

She completed her undergraduate degree from Miami (Ohio) University in 1996, and she went on to earn her PhD in 2004 in psychology from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Wicklund completed an additional two years of specialized training in neuropsychology as a postdoctoral fellow at the medical school at Northwestern. She is a member of the Sports Neuropsychology Society, and has received additional specialized training in treating sports concussions during the past five years.

Dr. Wicklund has achieved the designation of Credentialed ImPACT Consultant in the use of the nationally recognized ImPACT computerized assessment program for concussions.

Dr. Wicklund works closely with OCR’s sports med physicians — including Drs. Rocci Trumper, Dale Martin, Sean Grey, Ryan Hartman, Stephen Yemm, Thomas Sachtleben, Skip Ross, Thomas Anderson, Kurt Dallow, and Brian Lancaster.

She takes care of patients from OCR’s service area of northern Colorado, Wyoming, and western Nebraska. See details about concussion symptoms, care, recovery, and return to play in a handout for athletes, coaches, and parents.

Outside of OCR, Dr. Wicklund enjoys traveling, hiking, biking, and attending sporting events with her husband and their three children.

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