Leah G. Concannon, M.D., is a sports and spine physician and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Dr. Concannon received her medical degree from University of Illinois-Chicago School of Medicine. After an internship at the Medical College of Wisconsin, she completed her residency training and sports medicine fellowship at the University of Washington. She is board certified in sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Her clinical interests include the prevention and treatment of sports related injuries in athletes of all levels and ages, with special interest in gymnasts and dancers, female athletes, adolescents with low back pain and sports concussions. Her research interests include hypermobility in gymnasts and management of sports concussions.
She is lecturer for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residents musculoskeletal medicine course, and gives lectures about concussions to parents, coaches and healthcare providers.
Dr. Concannon maintains an active lifestyle through bike commuting, long distance cycling, Ultimate Frisbee, snowboarding and yoga.