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Matthew Lorincz MD PhD

Neurology Department
University of Michigan

Editorial Board Member since 2010: General Neurology

Dr. Matthew Lorincz earned his MD and PhD at Wayne State University and completed residency and fellowship training in the Department of Neurology at the University of Michigan. He is a Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Michigan. He is also Co-Director of the Michigan Sports Neurology clinic, Michigan NeuroSport, Associate Director of the Michigan Concussion Center and on the Michigan Concussion Center Executive committee.

Dr. Lorincz specializes in sports neurology with an emphasis on treatment of acute concussions and the long-term consequences of concussion, as well as management of neurologic disorders in athletes. He is a team physician for, Eastern Michigan University, USA Hockey and the US Ski and Snowboard. He acts as a consultant to University of Michigan Athletics and has also served as a consultant to the National Basketball Association.

Dr. Lorincz is also an expert in the neurologic manifestations and treatment of Wilson disease. In this role, he is the co-director of the University of Michigan Wilson disease Center of Excellence providing comprehensive clinical care to more than 300 WD patients yearly and has been involved in clinical trials aimed at development of improved therapies for Wilson’s disease.

A full list of his publications can be found at:

Research Interests: optimizing recovery of sport related concussion and the long-term consequences of concussion in sport

Contributor Disclosures

Dr. Lorincz of the University of Michigan received honorariums from Alexion and Orphalan for advisory board service.