Jeffery Ericksen, MD, an expert in regenerative medicine, joined the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine team, June 6.
Before joining the Kaplan Center, Dr. Ericksen served at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Hospital as an attending physician and as the director of the hospital’s Interventional Pain Clinic and Polytrauma Network Site. Dr. Ericksen also holds an associate professorship at the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has won numerous awards for excellence in teaching and for contributions to the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
According to Dr. Kaplan, “Dr. Ericksen is a nationally recognized expert in regenerative therapies such as dextrose prolotherapy, platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) therapy and stem-cell injections to treat degenerative joint pain. Most importantly, having cared for military veterans for many years, he also understands the value of delivering comprehensive, coordinated medical care to patients living with chronic illness and pain.”
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Ericksen has presented his own research at national and international medical conferences. He has studied the biomechanics of older women’s sacroiliac joints and authored or co-authored nine biomedical research papers on platelet rich plasma and other regenerative therapies. His articles have been published in scholarly journals such as the International Journal of Biomaterials, the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine and the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Kaplan Center office is located at 6829 Elm St. in McLean. To learn more about The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine, visit their website at www.kaplanclinic.com.