Treatment With Biologics Specialist

Michael Klassen, MD, FAAOS

Board Certified Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon located in Monterey, CA

Biologics are powerful, cutting-edge medications made from sugars, proteins, DNA, cells, or tissue. Michael Klassen, MD, in Monterey, California, is an experienced orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist who provides treatment with biologics. He’s also a medical legal expert and offers guidance and recommendations to attorneys, insurers, and government entities throughout the state of California. For expert advice about treatment with biologics for your client, call the office or book online today.

Treatment with Biologics Q & A

What are biologics?

Biologics are a type of medication made from sugars, proteins, DNA, or a combination of these substances. Biologics also include treatments and therapies that contain living cells or tissues.

Biologics are from natural sources, such as humans, animals, or microorganisms, reproduced through biotechnology or other cutting-edge technologies. These innovative medications have served as a treatment for chronic health conditions that previously had no treatment options. 

Biologics is an advanced treatment option that’s helped many patients get relief from their chronic health condition and back to enjoying their life. 

Who benefits from treatment with biologics?

Dr. Klassen is an experienced orthopaedic physician and determines who might benefit from treatment with biologics after a comprehensive evaluation. 

Some of the conditions that might benefit from treatment with biologics include:

  • Articular Cartilage Support
  • Tissue Repair

Biologics are a fairly new treatment option for many medical conditions.

Dr. Klassen can provide an expert opinion for legal cases that may benefit from treatment with biologics. He can also determine if treatment with biologics is contraindicated.

What happens during treatment with biologics?

The specifics of treatment with biologics may depend on the type of biologic and the condition in need of treatment. Biologics are usually given as an injection.

Treatment with biologics may benefit chronic conditions that previously had no other treatment options. To learn more about biologics at the office of Michael Klassen, MD, call or request an appointment online today.