Laurence McClish MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and long-standing member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. While practicing orthopedic surgery in the Reno area Dr. McClish also became board-certified in anti-aging medicine through the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) in 2004. Dr. McClish retired from full- time orthopedic surgery in Reno in 2010 to pursue further studies in age management medicine.
Since 2010, Dr. McClish completed a Masters Degree in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine through the University of South Florida Medical School, and received advanced fellowship training in Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine from A4M. Also, since 2010 he has pursued advanced studies in Stem Cell Therapy. He returned to practice part-time orthopedic surgery at William Bee Ririe Hospital in Ely, Nevada in late 2010, and he continues to practice routine orthopedics there today.
Dr. McClish practices stem cell medicine in Reno, Nevada. His main focus is in transferring a patient’s own stem cells into that same patient’s arthritic joint(s). While no statements can be made regarding the curing of arthritis, many patients report significant lessening of symptoms. Dr. McClish will be happy to share his results with you, while at the same time maintaining patient confidentiality.
Dr. Andrew Wesely finished his primary training in Anesthesiology and Pain Management at the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1993. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Pain Management.
He has been practicing pain management in Reno since 1994, focusing primarily on nonoperative care for spinal pain and musculoskeletal disorders. Past and present professional affiliations include American society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Spine Intervention Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the North American Neuromodulation Society.
Dr. Wesely has undergone specialized training in Regenerative Medicine including both BMAC and Lipoaspiration MSC harvesting techniques and laboratory methods, preparation and administration of PRP, Prolotherapy, Neural Prolotherapy, and the full spectrum of spinal and joint injections. He currently holds working appointments at several medical and surgical practices in the Reno area, and has clinical privileges at all major area hospital systems and ambulatory surgical centers.
Dr. Vincent C. Lombardi, phD, currently serves as the Chief Scientific Officer for Sierra Stem Cell Institute. He also functions as the Director of Research at the Whittemore Peterson Institute for Neuro-Immune Disease, and has appointments within the University of Nevada School of Medicine, in Reno, Nevada. He brings an extensive research background in virology, microbiology, molecular biology, protein chemistry, and clinical diagnostics. He is the author or numerous scientific publications and has research experience in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
The ability to apply current scientific findings into new diagnostic tools, procedures, and treatments for patients is known as Translational Medicine. Currently, a major push within the NIH is to leverage new technology and data analysis, along with collaboration between researchers and clinicians, to increase the speed at which new treatments reach patients. Dr. Lombardi serves Sierra Stem Cell Institute as the critical link between the basic science of stem cell biology, and their clinical application in patient care.