Jeffrey Kutcher

Jeffrey S Kutcher, MD

Specialties: Neurology

Services: Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neurofibromatosis, Sports Medicine Team, Video Visits

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology


  • Tulane University School of Medicine, LA, 1998

Residencies & Internships

  • University of Michigan, Neurology, MI, 2002
  • Tulane University School of Medicine, Internal Medicine, LA, 1999


  • University of Michigan, Cerebrovascular Dis, MI, 2003

About Me

Medical Director, Henry Ford Kutcher Clinic for Concussion and Sports Neurology

Biographical Statement
Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher is the medical director of the Henry Ford Kutcher Clinic for Concussion and Sports Neurology. As an internationally recognized expert and sports neurology pioneer, Dr. Kutcher was a member and co-author of the Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport in Zurich (2012) and Berlin (2016).

Dr. Kutcher founded the Sports Neurology Section of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), serving as the section’s first chair, and established and co-directed the annual Sports Concussion Conference for the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Kutcher is a Team Physician for the US Ski and Snowboard Association and served as the Team Neurologist for the US Olympic Team at the 2014 (Sochi) and 2018 (PyeongChang) Winter Games.

Dr. Kutcher also serves as the Director of the NBA concussion program and has helped develop the concussion policies of the NCAA as well as several college athletic programs and conferences.

Additionally, Dr. Kutcher works as an adviser to the National Football League (NFL) Players' Association and National Hockey League (NHL) Players’ Association.





Jeffrey Kutcher, MD - Sports Medicine Neurology, Henry Ford Health System

What are Some Misconceptions About Concussions?

What are the Symptoms of a Concussion?

What's the Difference Between CTE and Concussion?

Blog Posts
  • How To Be Proactive About Concussions In Student Athletes

    Concussions are one of the most common sports injuries - and one of the most concerning. A sports neurologist offers tips for parents on preventing them in student athletes.

  • 5 Concussion Myths Debunked

    There is a lot to understand about concussion management. From sleeping to using digital devices with a concussion, learn the truth behind these common concussion myths.

  • Play It Safe: The Basics Of Proper Helmet Use

    Sports neurologist and concussion expert Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher explains what to consider when buying a helmet and how to get the best fit so it effectively protects your head.

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Henry Ford Center for Athletic Medicine
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Detroit, MI 48202

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  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital - Clinton Township
  • Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

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