Barry D. Jordan, MD, MPH, is the assistant medical director of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains, N.Y. He also serves as the hospital’s director of neurorehabilitation and is a board certified neurologist with specialized experience and interests in sports neurology, Alzheimer’s disease, and traumatic brain injury.
Dr. Jordan is currently the Chief Medical Officer of the New York State Athletic Commission and a team physician for U.S.A. Boxing. He is also an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
Dr. Jordan graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in neurophysiology and obtained his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Jordan completed an internship in internal medicine at U.C.L.A. Medical Center and performed his neurology residency training at the New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center.
Dr. Jordan has completed several fellowships, including a fellowship in public health at Cornell University Medical College, a clinical neurology fellowship at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, a fellowship in sports neurology at the Hospital for Special Surgery, and a fellowship in behavioral neurology at U.C.L.A. Medical Center. He also completed his Masters of Public Health at Columbia University.
Currently, Dr. Jordan serves as a Medical Advisory Physician for the National Football League (NFL) Player Benefits and is a member of the NFL Players’ Association Mackey-White Health and Safety Committee. He also serves on the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Concussion Task Force and the Pop Warner Medical Advisory Committee.
Dr. Jordan is regularly quoted in the national media for his expertise in the area of traumatic brain injury. Recently he has offered medical opinion for the Associated Press, CBS News, CBS Sports, CNN, ESPN, The New York Times, Time Magazine, Washington Post and USA Today.