James Leiber, DO, is founder and medical director of Regenexx Tampa Bay and Regenexx at Gold Coast Orthopedics in Florida. He is a former officer, physician, and educator in the Air Force for 11 years – including personal consulting 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 Orthobiologics and is honored to have been the first Regenexx Provider in Florida starting in 2012. As medical director of one of the longest-running Regenexx clinics and amongst the most experienced Regenexx affiliates, he is proud to be offering the nation’s most advanced non-surgical bone marrow concentrate and platelet treatments (PRP) for injuries and arthritis under image guidance utilizing ultrasound and fluoroscopy (X-ray).
He is the former program director and current senior instructor for the Not-For-Profit Interventional Orthopedic Foundation (IOF). He was the lead consultant to surgeons and interventionalists at a large Brazilian healthcare network as they began clinical trials in bone marrow concentrate 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 also travels to Cayman regularly to treat patients with their own culture-expanded healing agents. 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 (with strong family ties to Argentina) 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 healing agents. Learn more: When to Think about Culture-Expanded Healing Agents
Dr. Leiber believes that the key to effective treatment is a collaborative relationship between doctor and patient and an understanding that every person and situation is unique.
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