Science and Medicine

Medicine On The Cutting Edge

Charles Glassman MD

Medicine On The Cutting Edge – Stem Cell Doctor for Yankee Pitcher Bartolo Colon Can Help You Too

Dr. Joseph Purita, a pioneer in the use of the laser in orthopedic surgery, graduated from Georgetown University Medical School, Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. His successful surgery on Yankee Bartolo Colon, which revitalized the pitcher’s career, has brought attention to the highly effective, safe treatment of many orthopedic conditions with adult stem cells. At the Institute of Regenerative and Molecular Orthopedics he practices a hybrid of traditional orthopedics, cutting edge regenerative medicine utilizing a variety of stem cells (including bone marrow and fat mesenchymal stem cells), platelet rich plasma (PRP), various growth factors and supplements. For more information on Dr. Purita’s work call 561-300-1849 or visit his website,