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dr_robert_wagnerDr Robert Wagner was a featured lecturer on “Stem Cell & Platelet Injections: Can They Help Heal Musculoskeletal Injuries?” at the Annual Sports Medicine Symposium at INOVA Mount Vernon Hospital  (June 14, 2013).

inovaMembers of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) attended along with area athletic trainers, physical therapists and sports medicine-oriented healthcare providers, Dr. Wagner discussed how stem cells and platelets promote better healing of injured tissues, what types of injuries can be effectively treated with stem cell and platelet injections, and outlined which patients are good and bad candidates for Regenerative Medicine techniques. These techniques are performed at Stem Cell Arts (www.stemcellarts.com) in Fairfax, Virginia by Mayo Friedlis, MD, Robert Wagner, MD and Rodney Dade, MD.

Other speakers at the conference included: Seminar 2013 Faculty-Annual Sports Medicine Symposium Program Director, Sameer Nagda, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic [Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Georgetown University School of Medicine; Team Physician Potomac Nationals Baseball Team]; George C. Branche, III, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic [Sports Medicine Consultant, Walter Reed Army, Medical Center; Clinical Preceptor, Physician Assistant Program, The George Washington University; Clinical Assistant Professor, Georgetown University School of Medicine; Consultant, ATP Tennis Tour]; J. Greg Bennett, PT, DSc, MS Adjunct Faculty, Orthopaedics and Sports Rehabilitation, Marymount University School of Physical Therapy; President, Excel Physical Therapy; Wiemi Douoguih, MD Orthopedic Surgeon, Director of Sports Medicine for MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; Medical Director – Washington Nationals Baseball Team (MLB); Cassie Gyuricza Root, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon/Hand Specialist Nirschl Orthopaedic Center; Stephen Saddler, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic; Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Georgetown University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Potomac Nationals Baseball Team; Robert H. Wagner, MD Pain Management Specialist Expert in PRP and Prolotherapy National Spine & Pain Center; Brent Wiesel, MD, Chief of Shoulder Surgery, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Georgetown University School of Medicine