Special Announcement - Now Enrolling for FDA Approved Stem Cell Study
Dr. Mitchell Sheinkop has completed training and is credentialed for the first of its kind FDA approved stem cell clinical trial for knee arthritis. Our clinic is now enrolling patients in this trial. Contact us at 312-767-5761 for details. Click here to learn more.

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Stems Cells: Promise and Reality

Stems Cells: Promise and Reality

Saturday evening, we returned from four days of fly fishing for Bone Fish, Permit, Jacks, Tarpon and Snook in Punta Allen, Mexico, three hours south of Cancun. The adventure involves standing on the front of a boat for up to six hours a day, with an occasional break....

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Advances in Regenerative Medicine Continue

Advances in Regenerative Medicine Continue

The progress in the emerging discipline, Orthobiologics, in part, is the result of the FDA and FTC taking on a stronger oversite role; but additionally, the data I gather contributes to these scientific advances. I will elaborate in this blog. In order to be FDA...

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Orthobiologics Informed Consent, Continued

Orthobiologics Informed Consent, Continued

Let me think, where did I leave off last week? Is there any chance of postponing, or perhaps avoiding a joint replacement, either total or partial? The answer to the question is why I “graduated” from joint replacement to the new discipline of Cellular Orthopedics or...

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An Informed Consent for Orthobiologics

This past Saturday and Sunday, we had the pleasure of hosting our nephew and grandniece during a college visit. The nephew is a 52-year-old extremely athletic man who initially had complained of pain and swelling in his left knee ten years ago. At the time, he had...

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Orthobiologic Times Are Changing

November 20, 2019 Dear Mitchell B Sheinkop, MD, FAAOS, On behalf of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Board of Directors, I am pleased to officially announce the Academy’s strategic investment in the field of biologics. As the world’s largest medical...

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I Am Still an Orthopedic Surgeon

Instead of using a knife and a metal prosthesis, I substituted a needle and biologics ten years ago; hence the term cellular orthopedics. It is almost 9 years since I retired from Rush and Midwest Orthopedics as Professor and Director of the Joint Replacement program...

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Continued Patient Education or Watch My Two New Webinars

Two Fridays ago, I spent my day developing two new webinars so my patients, present and future, will be informed and updated. While the ultimate regenerative educational experience will take place at the time of an office visit and consultation, I believe the best...

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Are Birth Tissues a form of Orthobiologics?

Those who regularly read my blogs are aware that for the past several years, I have stated that there are no living stem cells in Birth Tissues such as Wharton’s Jelly. Umbilical Cord Blood, Placental Tissue and Amniotic Fluid. Nevertheless, as recently as last...

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