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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042


Eric Castor, LAT, ATC, ITAT

Licensed Athletic Trainer
Eric Castor, LAT, ATC, ITAT



About Eric Castor, LAT, ATC, ITAT

Eric Castor is a state licensed and nationally certified athletic trainer who joined the Inova Sports Medicine Concussion Program with over 18 years' experience as a certified athletic trainer.

Eric earned his Bachelor of Science degree in exercise and sport science from Pennsylvania State University before moving to Spanaway, WA, to work at Olympic Sports and Spine Rehabilitation. While in Washington State, Eric provided athletic training services in the clinic and high school settings. Relocating to Northern Virginia in 2001, Eric became a head athletic trainer within the Fairfax County Public School System. During his 12 years as a head athletic trainer, Eric provided the most comprehensive care available to each athlete at Chantilly and Centreville High Schools. Eric's added interest in the recognition and management of concussion led him into a role as a certified athletic trainer specializing in concussion management at Fairfax Family Practice prior to joining Inova.

Eric is a native of Harrisville, PA, and currently lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, Emily, and two sons, Carson and Riley. During his free time Eric enjoys spending time with his family and following the Steelers and Penguins

Research and Publications

Gustman, B.P., Castor, E.D., Stephenson-Brown, K., Womble, M.N., Elbin, R.J. Relationship between trait and state anxiety in patients with sport and/or recreation-related concussions. Poster presented at Big Sky Athletic Training Conference. Big Sky, MT. February 2019.

Acute Management of Concussion: The Role of Regulation versus Rest. ImPACT Research Report. Summer 2016.

Radio Shows

Youth Outreach Programs. August 2017.

The Role of the Athletic Trainer On & Off the Field. August 2017.

Understanding Concussions & Importance of Pre-Season Concussion Screenings. May 2017.

24-hour Concussion Hotline


Inova Physician Referral Services

Please make note of the following information.

This referral service is sponsored by Inova. Only physicians with appropriate medical staff privileges at an Inova affiliated hospital may participate. There is no charge or fee to you or for the participating physician for our service. Physician participation is voluntary.

Physician referrals will be based on your referral needs and preferences of location, specialty, and rotation availability of the physician.

The physicians on our referral panel are independent practitioners or physician employees. The independent practitioners are not employees, agents or representatives of Inova and are solely responsible for their provision of medical care to you.