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Ignatios Papas, DO is a non-surgical orthopedic physician specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehab at Regenexx Tampa Bay. Dr. Papas is a native Floridian and received his Bachelor of Science in Microbial & Molecular Biology from the University of Central Florida, his Master of Science degree in Neuroscience from the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine, and his medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in PM&R at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC where he served as Chief resident and founded the program’s MSK Ultrasound Curriculum. During his academic chief tenure he was voted Medical Educator of the Year. Dr. Papas has taught courses in musculoskeletal ultrasound to physicians, residents and medical students across multiple specialties. He obtained his Registered in Musculoskeletal Sonography (RMSK) certification in 2018. Dr. Papas has been a research collaborator with Columbia University Medical Center/Weill Cornell University and Stanford University. His research specializes in msk ultrasound and he has spoken at national conferences regarding the advancement of techniques in the field. He is a peer reviewer for PM&R, The Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation. Dr. Papas’ clinical practice focuses on Interventional Orthobiologics offering Regenexx procedures, which are highly specific, precise image-guided injection procedures that can promote the body’s healing ability and improve pain and function. Dr. Papas also performs micro-invasive Carpal Tunnel Release under ultrasound guidance, allowing patients to resolve carpal tunnel syndrome and return to normal activity in as little as 3-6 days. This procedure is performed in the office under local anesthesia and takes approximately 10-20 min. When he isn’t practicing medicine he enjoys time with his wife and young children, playing soccer, practicing guitar or piano, and listening to historical podcasts.