Steve Sampson D.O.
Steven Sampson, D.O. is an internationally recognized expert in non-surgical orthopedics and regenerative medicine. He graduated from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency as Chief Resident, at Saint Vincent Medical Center of Manhattan in New York. Dr Sampson is Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Previously, he practiced at Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group, where he led clinical research and development of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy under ultrasound guidance. Dr Sampson was among the first United States authors to publish research on PRP that continues to lay a foundation for further biologic based therapies. He has created instructional DVD’s on PRP utilizing musculoskeletal ultrasound which educates thousands of physicians.
Dr Sampson founded the Orthohealing Center in Los Angeles, CA a comprehensive state of the art facility specializing solely on non-surgical orthopedics and sports medicine. He frequently treats professional and Olympic athletes from around the globe. Dr Sampson created the Orthobiologic Institute (TOBI), and chairs and moderates a world class annual regenerative medicine symposium featuring the foremost experts in tendon and cartilage disease. He has lectured all over the world on regenerative medicine including the United Nations Office of Geneva in Switzerland. Dr Sampson maintains a balanced evidence based practice and has published many peer reviewed articles and textbook chapters on platelet rich plasma and regenerative medicine. Additionally he is a frequent resource for regenerative medicine in media and contributed to features in the New York Times, the LA Times, ABC 7, The Boston Herald, ESPN Radio and Grantland, NBA TV, The Doctors TV Show, and The CBS Early Show among others. Dr. Sampson is a clinical instructor of medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Assistant Professor, Western University of Health Sciences Medical School, Adjunct Clinical Professor at Touro University, guest faculty at Loyola Marymount University, and is on staff at St. John’s Health Center of Santa Monica, CA.