PETER CANDELORA, M.D.
INJURED ATHLETES & WEEKEND WARRIORS...KNOW YOUR OPTIONS
FIND OUT HOW TO RECOVER FASTER & HEALTHIER
YOU MIGHT BE A GREAT CANDIDATE IF:
You need to:
You have one of the knee injuries below:
did you know?
you'll also need to:
BUT IT TAKES MORE THAN JUST STEM CELLS IF YOU WANT TO:
HOW IT WORKS:
STEM CELLS: BEYOND THE HYPE
YOU CAN'T CHOOSE JUST ANY STEM CELL
There are many different types of stem cells including embryonic stem cells, such as those from the umbilical cord. These cells have the potential to turn into any of the body’s 220 different cell types. Stem cells can also come from you, the patient. These cells have less of the ability to change into different cells but are highly anti-inflammatory and better than cortisone injections or NSAID’s. They can come from bone marrow (more effective) or fat cells (less effective) and can also be derived from blood. So the type of cell that is best for your injury is dependent on several factors which we will discuss.
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Peter Candelora, MD
Meet Dr. Candelora
Dr. Candelora specializes in general orthopedics but performs numerous procedures in sports medicine, joint reconstruction and replacement. Dr. Candelora obtained his medical degree from Tulane University where he also completed his internship and orthopedic residency. He has performed some of his sports medicine training at the Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic and Hospital in Columbus, GA. He had the honor and privilege of training under several of the world renowned surgeons at that facility including Dr. Hughston himself- the originator of “sports Medicine”.
He decided on the Tampa Bay area as a result of his pediatric orthopedics training at Shriner’s Hospital in Tampa, FL. At our local hospitals he has served as Chief of Surgery at Northbay Hospital and Community Hospital in addition to serving on numerous committees such as Credentials, Surgical Quality Review and Bylaws. He has served as Secretary at Community Hospital and was the Vice Chief and Chief of Staff at the Medical Center at Trinity. He has served on the Board of Trustees of the Medical Center at Trinity.
Dr. Candelora is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is a member of the Florida Orthopedic Association, Hughston Society, Tulane Caldwell’s Society and the Florida Medical Society. Dr. Candelora also supports and helps the Gridiron Greats in care of its indigent care retired NFL payers program.
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