Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine FAQ
We have exciting news! The Pain Relief Center at SCNM has changed its name to the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine. Beyond changing the name of the Center, our team is working tirelessly to provide excellent services from the moment the patient walks in all the way to check out through excellent patient care and customer service. Additionally, SCNM will continue to work closely with state and federal guidelines to ensure that all services strictly comply with all guidelines and incorporate sterile techniques that are above reproach.
What is changing?
Right now, just the name is changing, but this is the start of a series of improvements to the Center that will range from facility improvements to expanded services. SCNM is embarking on a long-term plan that will establish the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine as a leader in both regenerative medicine and pain relief.
Will my doctor remain the same?
We are not anticipating any staffing changes as a result of this change. By becoming the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine, SCNM will have future opportunities to increase the number of services offered as well as the number of healthcare professionals on staff.
Will the services offered stay the same?
Yes, all of the services currently offered at the Pain Relief Center will continue to be offered at the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine. Non-opioid pain relief will remain a focus for the center.
Why is the name change taking place?
SCNM is a nonprofit organization, Dr. Neil Riordan made a historic gift to the college to take the Center to the next level. We will be re-investing in the space now called the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine as well as enhancing our services surrounding regenerative medicine. Like conventional medicine, pain relief, regenerative medicine, and naturopathic medicine is constantly evolving. This change provides us with continued opportunities to remain both a leading naturopathic medical center and an internationally-recognized College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences.
Who is Dr. Neil Riordan?
Will this partnership be a good fit?
Absolutely. We believe that our continued partnership will be of benefit to both our patients, their families and naturopathic medicine. Our top goal for this continued partnership is to enhance patient care and increased access to naturopathic healthcare, regenerative medicine, and non-opioid pain relief.
How will the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine incorporate all aspects of the SCNM naturopathic program?
Stem cell medicine has a long history of incorporating naturopathic medicine for the whole body care and treatment of a patient including focusing on nutrition before during and after treatment to help the body heal from within. Homeopathy is used by making sure that the right doses of natural substances are used appropriately insuring that a patient is treated with right dosages of natural medicines.
Will the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine focus exclusively on stem cell procedures?
No. While stem cell procedures will be highlighted at the center, the full suite of services currently offered at the Pain Relief Center will continue to be offered. SCNM and the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine will follow all FDA guidelines for any studies and treatments that will be approved by the government. We intend to be the leaders of the industry by utilizing groundbreaking techniques that will support the continued journey of full FDA approval of utilizing stem cell therapies for many medical purposes.
What types of stem cells will the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine use for the procedures that will be done at SCNM?
Autologous bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells will be the only type of stem cell used. Research conducted at the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine will be in alignment with FDA studies that are currently underway.
How can I be kept informed of changes?
Visit the SCNM patient care website.
How can I make an appointment?