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Orthopedic Stem Cell Surgery

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  • Provides an easy to follow template for introducing stem cell surgery into a variety of specialties
  • Follows a handful of routine repairs and includes several studies, independently run for each procedure
  • Based on results from 11 years of treating approximately 600 patients with stem cell therapy

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This book is a concise guide that provides an easy to follow template for other physicians to develop similar stem cell based treatments within their specialty. It identifies and summarizes the current world-wide orthopedic stem cell trials.  
 
Organized into three sections, Orthopedic Stem Cell Surgery presents clinical studies that examine the procedures for setting up and implementing stem cell surgery within the specialty of orthopedics. Chapters maintain an accessible narrative while also addressing complex studies related to orthopedic stem cell surgery. 
 
A sister text to the recently published, Retinal and Optic Nerve Stem Cell Surgery, and Neurologic Stem Cell Surgery this expertly written book examines critical  Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved studies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Parkland, USA

    Jeffrey N. Weiss

About the author

Jeffrey N. Weiss, MD   

The Healing Institute 

Margate, FL, USA


Jeffrey N. Weiss, MD is the former Chief of Retinal Surgery at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, Faculty of Harvard Medical School, and Visiting Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He entered college at 16 years of age, and medical school at age 19 on full scholarships. While in medical school he obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude with distinction, and graduated from Medical School, Summa Cum Laude, at 23 years of age.

Dr. Weiss is the author of more than 100 publications, including 11 books, holds more than 20 U.S. and foreign patents, and has been a Reviewer for multiple scholarly journals. He has served as a Visiting Professor, performed surgery, and lectured nationally and internationally. Dr. Weiss is also the founder of two companies, Ocular Research Associates Inc., and Micron Ophthalmic, Inc. which have manufactured andsold Dr. Weiss’ inventions worldwide.

Dr. Weiss performed the first retinal stem cell surgery in the world in 2010 and is the Principal Investigator of The Stem Cell Ophthalmology Treatment Studies I/II, the largest retinal and optic nerve stem cell studies in the world, The Neurologic Stem Cell Treatment Study, The Stem Cell Spinal Cord Injury Exoskeleton and Virtual Reality Treatment Study, and The Alzheimer’s, Cognitive Impairment and Autism Treatment Study. The studies are Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved, registered with NIH and listed on ClinicalTrials.gov.

Dr. Weiss first visited Dubai in 2008, where equipment he had invented was being showcased at Arab Health, the second largest medical equipment meeting in the world. In 2015, he obtained a Dubai medical license and has been travelling to Dubai to examine patients, perform surgery and lecture. His work has been featured in all the major Dubai newspapers and television. He was a finalist for the United ArabEmirates HealthCare Award in 2018 and 2019.



Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Orthopedic Stem Cell Surgery

  • Authors: Jeffrey N. Weiss

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-73299-8

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-73298-1Published: 10 December 2021

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-73301-8Published: 27 June 2021

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-73299-8Published: 26 June 2021

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVIII, 291

  • Topics: Orthopedics

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