Promedica Regenerative Medicine
ProMedica is a locally owned, nonprofit healthcare organization serving northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Driven by our Mission to improve your health and well-being, we offer a full range of diagnostic, medical and surgical specialties, including regenerative orthopedic treatment options.
Areas treatedCervical Spine, Elbow, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Hip, Knee, Lumbar Spine, Shoulder, Thoracic Spine
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Nationally and internationally known for his leadership in sports medicine and musculoskeletal medicine. Dr. Kruse is committed to utilizing cutting edge regenerative medicine giving patients an alternative to surgery. Dr. Kruse received his undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University and medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
Dr. Kruse’s extensive resume includes among many other things being the head physician for the entire United States Olympic Team in 1998 in Nagano, Japan. Dr. Kruse has been doing regenerative medicine for over 12 years with ultrasound guided and stem cells for over six years with great results. Dr. Kruse has lectured extensively throughout the United States and internationally as well on many topics including regenerative medicine.
- Board Certified in Family Practice and Sports Medicine
- Team Physician for three Olympic games and Head Team Physician for the US Olympic Team, Nagano, Japan, 1998
- Head Team Physician for the University of Toledo
- Program Director Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship
- NCAA Committee of Competitive Safeguard and Medical Aspects of Sports – Chair of the NCAA Drug Testing Committee
- Assistant Clinical Professor at Michigan State University College of Medicine
- Assistant Clinical Professor at University of Toledo College of Medicine
- Team Physician US Figure Skating
- Head Drug Crew Chief for multiple international events including the New York and Boston Marathons
Dr. Matthew Rennels is board certified in family medicine and sports medicine. He is committed to helping his patients maintain health, functional lifestyles. Upon completing his residency at Toledo Hospital, he went on to complete his Sport Medicine fellowship with Promedica Sports Care. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal medicine and ultrasound-guided interventions. He joins Promedica Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Roger Kruse and Ryan Szepiela.
Dr. Rennels also works as an associate director of Promedica Sports Care and works as an associate team physician for The University of Toledo.
Dr. Ryan Szepiela is dedicated to a conservative approach to treatment. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, sports medicine and has a specialized interest in spinal intervention. Dr. Szepiela, with his colleague Dr. Roger Kruse, began theProMedica Regenerative Medicine program. The regenerative medicine program offers a non-surgical option for treatment of chronic joint pain, osteoarthritis, tendonitis, torn ligaments or knee, hip, shoulder, back or ankle pain. Dr. Szepiela currently practices in a musculoskeletal and spine clinic, as well as a sports medicine clinic. He uses a comprehensive treatment plan, including physical therapy, medication, joint and spine injections and stem cell treatments. He is also the head team physician of the Toledo Mud Hens, Lourdes University and associate team physician at the University of Toledo.
Kevin Dankert, DO is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and sports medicine. His practice emphasizes conservative approaches to both acute and chronic musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. Dr. Dankert utilizes a comprehensive treatment plan including physical therapy, medication, bracing, and both steroid and regenerative injections of the joints, tendons, and nerves. He is committed to helping his patients maintain an active and functional lifestyle.
Dr. Dankert practices at Wildwood Medical Center in his Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation clinic as well the Sports Care sports medicine clinic. He is a team physician for a local high school, an associate team physician for the University of Toledo Athletics and works with the Toledo Mud Hens.
Fellowship: ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA
Undergraduate Education: The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
Consider Regenerative Treatment at Promedica Regenerative Medicine and Avoid the Painful Recovery and Downtime Following Surgery
Regenexx® regenerative orthopedic treatments are helping individuals avoid surgery and get back to their daily active lifestyles. These non-surgical treatments are designed to assist the body's natural healing mechanisms by activating and increasing the local cells that are responsible for repairing damaged tissue.