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AT ORTHOREGEN®, WE ARE COMMITTED TO PROVIDING A COMPREHENSIVE AND HOLISTIC APPROACH TO HEALING THROUGH NON-SURGICAL AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE TREATMENTS.

Dr. Paul Schiavo
Founder, Medical Director
Regenerative Medicine and Interventional Orthobiologics Specialist

Dr. Paul Schiavo is a distinguished figure in the field of regenerative medicine, renowned for his innovative approach to non-surgical treatments for musculoskeletal conditions. As the Founder and Medical Director of OrthoRegen®, Dr. Schiavo has established himself as a key opinion leader internationally, with a commitment to advancing the practice of Interventional Regenerative Orthopaedic Medicine. His extensive training in the use of orthobiologics, such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Mesenchymal Stem Cells, and his successful completion of all courses organized by the Interventional Orthobiologics Foundation (IOF) in Colorado, USA, underscore his expertise in this specialized area of medicine.

 

Dr. Schiavo's educational background includes a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Queensland. Following his graduation, he honed his skills at a number of South East Queensland's Hospitals, including Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, gaining valuable experience in various disciplines, including Emergency Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. This diverse medical background laid the foundation for his subsequent specialization in General Practice/Family Medicine, with a particular focus on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries.  

 

Between 2009 and 2010, Dr Schiavo worked as the Acting Medical Superintendent at Kilcoy Hospital, gaining vast experience in Rural Medicine and Hospital Administration.  In 2013, after witnessing the short falls of corporate owned medical centres, Dr. Schiavo founded and opened Chermside Family Medical Centre to bring back to the community the traditional family doctor practice to service the community. 

 

However, in 2013, Dr. Schiavo's professional journey took a significant turn as he delved into the world of Interventional Regenerative Orthopaedic Medicine, a field known for its potential to revolutionize the treatment of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. His dedication to this discipline is evident in his development of new treatment protocols and techniques, including a novel musculoskeletal medicine model for diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction.

 

Dr. Schiavo's approach to patient care is both empathetic and holistic, emphasizing the importance of addressing the root cause of dysfunction rather than merely treating symptoms. He is an advocate for moving away from the "band-aid" medical model, seeking instead to provide treatment options that treat the root cause of disease and genuinely improve his patients' quality of life. His passion for fixing what he perceives as a "broken" medical model is matched by his commitment to scientific research, particularly in understanding the cellular mechanisms involved in orthobiologic treatments.

 

As a member of the Board of Directors of the International Regenerative Medicine Experts Society (IARMES), Dr. Schiavo actively contributes to the global conversation on regenerative medicine. He also holds memberships with the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. His contributions to the field are further enriched by his attendance and participation in global conferences and symposiums, where he shares his insights and stays abreast of the latest research and evidence-based treatments.

Advanced Knee Orthobiologics Certified
Advanced Hip Orthobiologics Certified
Advanced Spine Orthobiologics Certified
Advanced Shoulder Orthobiologics Certified
Advanced Ankle/Foot Orthobiologics Certified
Advanced MSK Ultrasound Certified

Dr. Schiavo's expertise extends to the non-surgical management of osteoarthritis, and he is currently engaged in research aimed at developing targeted orthobiologic therapies for the osteoarthritic joint. His innovative spirit is also reflected in his development of new injection techniques under image guidance, which have the potential to significantly improve treatment outcomes for patients.

 

At OrthoRegen®, Dr. Schiavo's leadership ensures that patients have access to the most advanced and innovative regenerative medicine treatments available. His focus on providing a positive patient experience is complemented by his exceptional attention to detail and proven results. Under his guidance, OrthoRegen® has become a premier destination for regenerative medicine treatments in Australia, offering a suite of advanced, minimally invasive procedures that harness the body's natural ability to heal.

 

Dr. Paul Schiavo's contributions to the field of regenerative medicine are marked by his dedication to patient-centered care, his pursuit of therapeutic excellence, and his innovative spirit. His work not only provides relief to those suffering from musculoskeletal conditions but also paves the way for future advancements in the field of regenerative medicine treatments for a range of other medical conditions, such as inflammatory arthritis, autoimmune conditions and chronic pain syndromes.

Dr Paul Schiavo holds the following qualifications:

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery - University of Queensland

Bachelor of Science - Physiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology - University of Queensland

Board Member International Regenerative Medicine Experts Society (IARMES)

Member of Interventional Orthobiologics Foundation (IOF)

Member of American Association of Orthopedic Medicine (AAOM)

Interventional Orthobiologics Foundation Certifications

Lyftogt Perineural Injection Treatment Certificate

Prolotherapy Treatment Certificate

Certificate in the use of Low Level Laser Therapy - THOR Laser

Certificate in the use of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy - Swiss Dolorclast

Certificate in Point of Care Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - Australian School of Medical Imaging Sydney

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Mr. Ray Koppe
Physician's Assistant, Prolotherapist and Physiotherapist

Mr. Ray Koppe stands as a paragon of healing and holistic care, bringing over half a century of expertise in physiotherapy to the forefront of modern treatment. His journey began over 50 years ago, rooted in a deep-seated passion for understanding the human body's capacity for recovery and resilience.

 

As a seasoned physiotherapist, Ray has dedicated his life to alleviating pain and restoring function, earning him the trust and respect of both peers and patients alike.

 

His quest for knowledge did not stop with physiotherapy; over 30 years ago, he embraced the ancient art of acupuncture, integrating it into his practice to offer a more rounded approach to patient care. This dual expertise has allowed him to address not just the symptoms but some of the underlying causes of musculoskeletal conditions, providing relief and recovery to countless individuals.

Recognizing the limitations of conventional methods, Ray sought out innovative treatments that promised more lasting solutions. His pursuit led him to OrthoRegen, where under the tutelage of Dr. Paul Schiavo, he mastered the intricacies of Prolotherapy, Neural Prolotherapy, Musculoskeletal Shockwave Therapy and Orthobiologics. These cutting-edge techniques have equipped him with the tools to offer therapies that target the root cause of musculoskeletal disease, offering hope for a more permanent resolution for his patients.

At OrthoRegen, Ray's vast knowledge of the musculoskeletal system is complemented by his pleasant demeanor and empathetic nature. He works closely with Dr. Schiavo, providing invaluable assistance and ensuring that each patient receives the highest standard of care. Together, they form a dynamic team, committed to delivering the best outcomes for those they serve.

In every interaction, Ray embodies the principles of compassion, expertise, and innovation. His unwavering commitment to patient well-being and his continuous pursuit of therapeutic excellence make him an indispensable asset to the OrthoRegen family and to the field of regenerative medicine.

 

As he continues to contribute his vast experience and knowledge, Ray remains a beacon of hope for individuals seeking to reclaim their health and vitality.

Barbara Blake
Practice Manager and Physician's Assistant

Barbara Blake, with her two decades of expertise in medical administration, stands as the cornerstone of OrthoRegen's patient care philosophy.

 

As the Practice Manager and Physician Assistant to Dr. Schiavo, Barbara embodies a blend of professional acumen and heartfelt empathy, ensuring that every patient's journey through our doors is met with understanding and happiness. Her role is pivotal; she is the driving force behind the seamless operations of OrthoRegen, orchestrating everything from new patient intake to addressing the myriad of questions and appointments with grace and efficiency.

 

Barbara's unwavering commitment to excellence and her ability to make the impossible possible have made her an invaluable asset to OrthoRegen's team. Together with Dr. Schiavo, they form a formidable duo, dedicated to providing an unparalleled healthcare experience where caring and empathy are not just words, but actions felt by each patient.

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