Close this search box.

Basics of Cell Based Therapy in Orthopedics

Thursday, October 24
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The Broadmoor
1 Lake Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Register to attend this session HERE

Complete meeting schedule, speaker bios, registration and hotel information may be found in the Mobile Meeting Guide


Regenerative medicine has experienced growth not only in orthopedics, but also allied health care fields such as chiropractic, podiatric and naturopathic practitioners. Orthopedic pathology such as arthritis, tendonitis, fractures and infections may be treated from this growing field of knowledge.


1:00 p.m. The Value of Cell Based Therapy in the U.S. Health Market, Edward G. Loniewski, DO, FACOS, FAOAO
An overview of regenerative medicine in orthopedics and how this will add value to the common orthopedic practice delivered

1:45 p.m. Are Amniotic Fluid Products Stem Cell Therapies? A Study of Amniotic Fluid Preparations for Mesenchymal Stem Cells with Bone Marrow Comparison, Alberto J. Panero, DO
Dr. Panero will present his published study evaluating the true cellular content of these preparations.

2:15 p.m. Use of Fibroblasts for Regnerative Medicine, Thomas Ichim, PhD
An overview of FDA compliant cell therapies within the USA and Dr. Ichim’s work on cell therapies used in other countries, focusing on the development of using fibroblasts in orthopedics

2:45 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. Use of Bone Marrow Concentrate in Obese Patients – Preliminary Results of Ongoing Trial, Shambhu Choudhury, MD
Review of an ongoing study providing bone marrow concentrate to obese patients for osteoarthritis of the knee

3:45 p.m. Techniques in Harvesting, Processing, and Delivery of Cell Therapy – Tips from over 10,000 Procedures, Chris Centeno, MD
Dr. Centeno will review his experience utilizing currently FDA compliant cell based therapies over the past 15 years and over 10,000 procedures.

4:15 p.m. Where Do Stem Cells End Up and How We Can Improve the Results? Theresa Deisher, PhD
An overview of the fate of transplanted or transported stem cells within the human body

4:45 p.m. Panel Discussion – Integrating Cell Therapy into Your Practice: Tips on Patient, Staff and Colleague Education and Management
A discussion of integrating cell based therapies into your current practice of orthopedics, focusing on educating patients, staff and colleagues on proper mechanisms of action of cell therapies and managing expectations of patients, staff and colleagues.