Deena Casiero


Director of Sports Medicine, Head Team Physician


Springfield College (undergraduate degree in athletic training)
Stony Brook University (pre-med)
New York Medical College (Medicine)
Residency – Montefiore Medical Center (Internal Medicine)
Fellowship – UConn School of Medicine (Family Medicine, Sports Medicine)

Professional Memberships:
American College of Sports Medicine
American Medical Society of Sports Medicine

Professional Interests:
Acute sports related injuries of the shoulder, hip, knee and ankle
Overuse injuries in young athletes
Sports related concussion

Professional Awards:
Springfield College Distinguished Alumna Award, 2020
Charles J. Redmond Distinguished Alumnus Award, Springfield College, 5/2018
Outstanding House Officer Award, Montefiore Medical Center, 6/2009
Cor et Manus Award, New York Medical College, 5/2006

Research & Publications:

Casiero D, Frishman WH. Cardiovascular complications of eating disorders. Cardiol Rev 2006; 14: 227-31

Trojian T, Petrocelli D. Carpal Bone Fractures. Sports Medicine: 5 Minute Clinical Consult.2011.

Casiero D, Viola T, Aerni G. Posterior Tibialis Tendonitis. In: Wyss J, Patel A. Comprehensive Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Disorders. New York: Demos Medical Publishing, LLC. 2013:241-246.

Casiero D. Closed Liver Injury. Clinics in sports medicine. Volume 32. Issue 2. April 2013, p229-238.

Casiero D. Fueling the Elite Rugby Athlete. Current Sports Medicine Reports. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2013 Jul-Aug;12(4):228-33.

Casiero D. Acute Medical Problems in Adolescent Tennis Players In: Colvin A, Gladstone J. The Young Tennis Player: Injury, Prevention and Treatment. New York: Springer Publishing. April 2016.

VanWie, C., & Casiero D. (2020). Acute Ischemic Stroke in a Male Collegiate Football Athlete. Athletic Training & Sports Health Care. doi:10.3928/19425864-20201022-01

Research in Progress:

“Relative Energy Deficiency and bone mineral density changes across multiple sport seasons in elite athletes.”
Part of Human Subjects Research Study pending IRB Approval # H18-243, University of Connecticut.

Rohan Naik, MD, Deena Casiero, MD, Kristin Marshall, MS, Caitlyn VanWie, MS, Agnes Kim, MD, PhD, Bruce Liang, MD, and Kai Chen, MD, PhD

Deena Casiero, MD
Contact Information
Phone(860) 486-0404
Fax(860) 486-5277
Office LocationHilda May Williams building
LinkSports Medicine Staff Directory