James Leiber, DO, is founder and medical director of Regenexx Tampa Bay. He is a former officer, physician, and educator in the Air Force for 11 years – including personal physician to the vice president and president at the White House and former Assistant Clinic Professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is an Associate Professor at LECOM where he was full-time for 5 years and served as the co-creator of an innovative medical school course in Integrative Clinical Nutrition. He has completed fellowship training in research, teaching, and curriculum development at UNC-Chapel Hill and is triple board certified in: Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Family Medicine - as well as Registered in Musculoskeletal Sonography. He is also formally trained in Functional Medicine.
Dr. Leiber focuses on Interventional Regenerative Orthopedics and is honored to have been the first Regenexx Provider in Florida starting in 2012 - offering the nation’s most advanced non-surgical stem cell and platelet treatments (PRP) for injuries and arthritis under image guidance utilizing ultrasound and fluoroscopy (Xray).
He is a program director and instructor for the Not-For-Profit Interventional Orthopedic Foundation (IOF) and acting chair for their curriculum review committee. He was the lead consultant to surgeons and interventionalists at a large Brazilian healthcare network as they began clinical trials in stem cell and PRP treatments. He has authored various research and textbook publications and has been an invited speaker at medical conferences. Dr. Leiber was awarded the prestigious Emerging Leader Award by the American Osteopathic Foundation in 2005 and the Saunders Book Award for outstanding academic achievement in physiology and pharmacology in 1999. At Boston University, Dr. Leiber spent 2 years as an Aerospace Engineering major before switching to Pre-Med and graduating with a double major (B.A.) in Psychology and Economics.
He maintains medical licenses in FL and Grand Cayman. He travels to Cayman regularly to treat patients with their own culture expanded stem cells. 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. He is originally from NYC but has lived in all regions of the U.S. and enjoys spending time with his family. He resides on the SW coast of FL with his wife and daughter.
Dr. Leiber is licensed in Florida and Grand Cayman.
He travels to Cayman regularly to treat patients with their own culture expanded stem cells. Learn more: When to think about Culture Expanded Stem Cells