Regenexx at New Regeneration Orthopedics - St. Petersburg, FL
100 2nd Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
100 2nd Avenue South, Suite 904S, St. Petersburg, FL 33705941-203-3467
Dr. Leiber believes that the key to treatment is a collaborative relationship between doctor and patient and an understanding that every person and situation is unique.
The first Regenexx provider in Florida starting in 2012, Dr. Leiber is the founder and medical director of Regenexx Tampa Bay – one of the longest-running Regenexx clinics – and Regenexx at New Regeneration Orthopedics in Florida.
Additionally, he is a former officer, physician, and educator in the Air Force and was a consulting physician to a former vice president and president at the White House.
He is originally from New York City (with strong family ties to Argentina) but has lived in all regions of the U.S. He resides on the southwest coast of Florida with his wife and two daughters and enjoys spending time with his family.View Full Profile
A native Floridian, Dr. Papas is a non-surgical orthopedic physician specializing in interventional musculoskeletal and rehabilitation medicine at New ReGeneration Orthopedics.
He focuses on interventional regenerative orthopedics and offers the nation’s most advanced non-surgical treatments for injuries and arthritis under image guidance using ultrasound and fluoroscopy (live X-ray).
When he isn’t practicing medicine, he enjoys spending time with his child, playing soccer, practicing guitar, and listening to history podcasts.View Full Profile
Dr. Torrance is a non-surgical orthopedic physician specializing in Sports Medicine at Regenexx at New Regeneration Orthopedics. His clinical practice focuses on Interventional Orthobiologics, offering Regenexx procedures, highly specific, precise image-guided injection procedures.
He is President of Hillsbourough Osteopathic Medical Society and a Board of Trustee Member of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association. He is also Chair of the Health and Wellness Committee for American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.
He has published in peer reviewed journals, co-authored Exercise 2.0 for Regenexx, and has spoken at medical conferences across the country. In 2016, he was invited to work on the medical staff at the CrossFit Regionals and CrossFit Games.
Alongside his medical career, Dr. Torrance enjoys many athletic pursuits. He has achieved a ranking as a semi-professional beach volleyball player and trains as a competitive CrossFit athlete. Dr. Torrance enjoys staying physically fit and spending time with his wife and two children.View Full Profile
Dr. Valastro specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, with a focus on regenerative medicine via orthobiologics. Throughout her osteopathic training, she developed an appreciation of the body’s innate ability to heal and regulate itself. These principles led her toward her ultimate career goal of providing care through regenerative medicine.
Dr. Valastro’s extensive training in orthobiologics for the musculoskeletal system includes a fellowship with Dr. Marko Bodor in Napa, California, that focused on spine, sports, electrodiagnostics, and regenerative medicine. She was involved in various research projects with Dr. Bodor and the Napa Medical Research Foundation and developed advanced skills in image-guided injections, both with ultrasound and fluoroscopy.
Dr. Valastro grew up in upstate New York and loves spending time in the Adirondacks for hiking and snowshoeing. In her spare time, she also enjoys kayaking, weight lifting, and volleyball. She has settled in Tampa, Florida with her husband and Labrador Retriever.View Full Profile
Dr. Duron A. Lee is a non-surgical orthopedic physician specializing in sports medicine at Regenexx at New Regeneration Orthopedics, in Winter Park, FL. His clinical practice centers on interventional orthobiologics, with a focus on offering Regenexx highly specific and precise image-guided injection procedures. These innovative procedures utilize the patient’s own cells and healing agents to harness the body’s natural healing capabilities, enhancing pain relief and functionality.
Originally from Massachusetts, Dr. Lee brings a wealth of expertise back to Florida after dedicating years to advanced medical training and groundbreaking research. His doctoral pursuits in biomedical engineering, with a specialization in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering, have culminated in multiple publications and symposium talks. With NIH-funded research, he has contributed extensively to the field.
Dr. Lee’s commitment to patient care is unwavering. His meticulous and evidence-based approach to medicine is complemented by his dedication to incorporating his diverse clinical and academic background into his practice. He values each patient’s uniqueness, irrespective of factors such as race, ethnicity, gender, or physical capacity. Dr. Lee’s dedication to advancing non-surgical orthopedic care, underpinned by his comprehensive background and commitment to patients, makes him an exceptional asset to Regenexx and the field of orthopedic regenerative medicine and Dr. Lee is proud to add Regenexx physician to his list of credentials.
Education and Credentials:
- Board Certified in Family Medicine (ABFM)
- Fellowship trained at Penn State University with Certificate of Added Qualifications in Primary Care Sports Medicine (ABFM)
- Residency trained in Family Medicine at Bryn Mawr Hospital, Pennsylvania
- Completed General Surgery internship at Lankenau Medical Center, Pennsylvania
- Medical Degree from Drexel University College of Medicine, Pennsylvania
- Doctoral candidate in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University, Pennsylvania
- Master of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences from Barry University, Florida
- Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York
- Co-authored over 20 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and oral presentations
- Principal Investigator for a 5-year NIH-funded basic science research grant
- Guest Lecturer/Invited Speaker for esteemed organizations, including National Counsel for Negro Women and Women’s Chamber of Commerce
- Featured guest on WKMG Orlando “Ask A Doctor” segments on News 6 at Nine
Personal Interests: Outside of his medical endeavors, Dr. Lee relishes travel, culinary exploration, and cherished moments with his family. As an active member of the Alpha PhiView Full Profile