Chief Medical Officer

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Barry D. Jordan MDNitin K Sethi, MD, MBBS, FAAN
Chief Medical Officer, New York State Athletic Commission

Nitin K Sethi, MD, MBBS, FAAN is a board certified neurologist with interests in Clinical Neurology, Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine. After completing his medical school from Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), University of Delhi, he did his residency in Internal Medicine (Diplomate of National Board, Internal Medicine) in India. He completed his neurology residency from Saint Vincent's Medical Center, New York and fellowship in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology from Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York. Dr. Sethi is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), Diplomate of American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN) with added competency in Central Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy Monitoring and Intraoperative Monitoring, Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) with added competency in Epilepsy, Diplomate of American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology(ABPN) with added competency in Sleep Medicine and also a Diplomate American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)/Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP) and a Certified Ringside Physician. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN) and serves on the board of the Association of Ringside Physicians.

Barry D. Jordan MDAngela Gagliardi, MD
Assistant Chief Medical Officer, NY State Athletic Commission

Dr. Angela Gagliardi is board certified in Pediatrics, Sports Medicine and Ringside Medicine. She has obtained her (CAQ) Certificate of Advanced Qualifications in Sports Medicine and is one of the limited number of physicians in the country that is board certified in Pediatric Sports Medicine. Dr. Gagliardi has extensive experience in Pediatric Sports Medicine and served as Chief of Pediatric Sports Medicine at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Westchester Medical Center in N.Y. She earned her BS degree in Exercise Physiology from Hofstra University, where she also played field hockey. She went on to earn her MD from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. After her internship and residency in general pediatrics at Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College, she completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Texas, San Antonio. The Doctor is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Ringside Physicians. She has served as physician for USA Boxing and the New York Marathon as well as strength coach for the New York Jets. Her affiliations include Stevens Institute of Technology, NY State Athletic Commission, NJ State Athletic Control Board, CT State Athletic Control Board, CA State Athletic Commission, Mohegan Sun Department of Athletic Regulation and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Athletic Commission. Dr. Gagliardi has also served as an Officer in the US Army Reserves with the rank of Major. She has special interest in concussion injuries and treatment. Dr. Gagliardi brings the perspectives of the athlete, physiologist, physician, and soldier to the team.