Saturday - Didactics Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon cadaver lab
Dr. Paul Tortland - - Dr. Tortland is the founder and Medical Director of the New England Stem Cell Institute and of Valley Sports Physicians & Orthopedic Medicine, both located in the Hartford, CT region. He specializes in sports medicine, non-surgical orthopedics, and regenerative medicine. Dr. Tortland was literally the first person in the world to become certified in Regenerative Medicine by the American Academy and Board of Regenerative Medicine, also scoring the highest on the certifying exam. He was also the first person in New England to begin performing both PRP and stem cell injections in 2007 and 2008, respectively. Also, he has been doing Prolotherapy for over 23 years.
Dr. Joseph Purita - A Board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon, and a pioneer in the use of Stem Cell and PRP therapy for orthopedic conditions. Dr. Purita has lectured internationally on five continents regarding the healing effects of stem cells and has been instrumental in helping some countries design their policies concerning the use of regenerative medicine; effectively bringing this unique and advance practice to more practice throughout the world. Dr. Purita’s passion lies in teaching and advancing regenerative medicine techniques and procedures that improve patients’ lives.
Dr. Ghislaine Robert - Dr. Ghislaine Robert is a board-certified sports medicine physician with over 25 years of experience treating elite and recreational athletes. Dr. Robert began her career in Montreal Canada, now operating a Sports Medicine practice in Redmond Washington. Dr. Robert specializes in minimally invasive regenerative medicine, performing ultra-sound guided platelet-rich plasma injections, micronized fat (adipose) injections and bone marrow-derived stem cell procedures to alleviate pain and promote tissue regeneration and healing. “My goal is to help patients to be and to stay physically active. That’s the best health insurance you can have!” – Dr. Robert
Andy McGillicuddy - Developer - Marrow Cellution™ Needle - Andrew McGillicuddy has extensive experience in the medical device and stem cell fields. He has over 25 years of experience in finance, including large companies such as Primark, and smaller companies such as The Yankee Group, Primark Decision Economics, and Harvest Technologies. He has been involved in over $1 billion worth of M&A activity. Andrew is also a member of the Board of Directors.
Course Objectives – Upon completion, the learner will be able to:
1. Discuss the biologic principles for Stem Cell and Adipose procedures
2. To maximize cell yield, decrease pain during procedures
3. Treatment Protocols: How many treatments, How often, Patient selection
4. Pre-post-treatment patient care and rehabilitation protocols
5. Demonstrate competence with techniques to harvest BMAC/Adipose
6 Perform the collection and processing of BMC, and Adipose. (Directed to clinic staff)
Program Schedule: Morning Session - Didactics and Live Patient Procedure
Afternoon Session - Hands-On Cadaver Lab - Multiple Specimen stations with C-Arm, and Ultrasound
Tuition: $2,000.00; RMTI Alumni $1850; Resident $1,125; PA/NP $850; Staff $500