Stella relieves symptoms of PTSD with the stellate ganglion block (SGB), a widely studied and highly effective procedure that can “reset” the brain to its pre-trauma state.
On this inspirational podcast I chat with Dr Eugene Lipov founder of the Stella Center and Dr Robert Wright the CMO of Australia on the groundbreaking treatment that is changing peoples lives around the world.
We talk redefining PTSD to PTSI.
How Dr Lipov has dedicated his life to helping people with PTSI and his story.
What the treatment looks like and what patients can expect.
The Outcomes of over 80% success rate .
What comes after the treatment
Trauma and the nervous system.
Hyperactivity of the sympathetic nervous system and how the Stellate block is impacting this.
Other adjunct therapies/ vagal therapies and recommendations they have seen work to increase outcomes.
The wide scope of potential for this treatment not only for PTSI.
What’s next? Dr Robert Wright the CMO talks what’s coming up in Australia soon.
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About Dr Eugene Lipov
Dr. Eugene Lipov is a board-certified anesthesiologist who specializes in pain management. After completing an M.D. at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in 1984, he went on to complete advanced anesthesiology training at the University of Illinois at Chicago and at Rush University’s Medical Center. He has specialized in interventional pain medicine for more than 28 years, and was the founding member and first president of the Illinois Chapter of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). He concurrently serves as Director of Research at Northwest Community College and as Medical Director of Advanced Pain Centers, which received the 2007 Chicago Innovation award. Dr. Lipov is also the Founder and Chief Medical Officer of The Stella Center, whose mission is to offer relief to trauma and related symptoms by providing safe, convenient, and comfortable patient access to the Stellate Ganglion Block procedure.
About Dr Robert Wright
Chief Medical Officer – Australia
Dr. Wright matriculated at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas as a presidential scholar in 1983 completing his M.D. degree in 1987. Subsequent training in anesthesiology and chronic pain management was accomplished at the University of Utah. After service in the US Air Force Dr. Wright entered practice as a pain specialist in 1995 and contributed to evolving regional and national standards of care in interventional pain management. In the early 2000’s Dr. Wright co-directed the emerging pain clinic at Cedars-Sinai hospital and is proud of his role in creating their world-class pain management department. He is a recognized pioneer and innovator having contributed many novel techniques and new technologies to the field of pain management. Dr. Wright is now affiliated with the Metro Pain Group in Melbourne Australia and actively involved in physician education, research, and device development.