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.
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Regenexx Tampa Bay
2401 University Pkwy Suite 104
Sarasota, FL, 34243
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"Complete stisfaction - Attentive with excellent bedside manner. Will highly recommend."
  • December 13, 2022
"Great service and fortunately a good result physically - Excellent"
  • November 22, 2022
"Knee Stem cell/PRP for osteoarthritis- amazing!re - Dr. Papas did my knee osteoarthritis Stem Cell/ PRP treatment 6 weeks ago and I am 100% better. I actually noted improvement after the first week. I was signed up for a knee replacement in January but decided to try Regenexx first. I am back to my normal athletic schedule with biking, tennis and golf pain free. This is a first rate professional ..."
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  • November 10, 2022
"Excellent care and compassion! Highly recommend to everyone! - Dr. Papas is kind caring and compassionate as well as all of his staff. Excellent care and service was provided! A+++++"
  • October 25, 2022
"Very personable and takes the time to fully determine issues and solutions - Appreciate the time the entire staff spend to understand and work to resolve issues"
  • April 30, 2022
"Pain Free!! Is was what I was hoping for!! - Dr Papas was awesome explained everything in detail and what to expect. Results were amazing. I would recommend PRP to anyone with extreme pain. My quality of life and movement is not longer limited. If you are looking for relief from pain look into Regenexx and Dr Papas you'll be glad you did!!!!!!!!!!! Greatful for your service. Barbara Gray"
  • April 29, 2022
"Extremely positive with excellent outcome - Every visit has been a great experience. Dr. Papas does a through explanation of what the problem is and then explains exactly what to expect with treatment and what to expect with the outcome. Follow up appointments are always pleasant and educational."
  • April 27, 2022
"excellent - I am one of the worst shoulder cases and thought there could not be any relief Dr Papas said things that gave me hope enough to try. I am so glad he did after 2 months I have improved more than I thought possible. Proof that there people that really care"
  • April 25, 2022
"so good to get positive results and no more burning pain - Dr Papas was very thorough in his explanation regarding the procedure and in f/u he was very thorough in his explanation as to what he had done and the outcome."
  • March 9, 2022
"Excellent Doctor - Dr.Papas is an excellent and professional doctor. I loved his service and the medical team. Thanks for all your help. Thanks to his great work my pain is gone."
  • February 25, 2022
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2401 University Pkwy Suite 104
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8600 Hidden River Pkwy Suite 700
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100 Second Ave S Suite 904S
St. Petersburg,FL,33701
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1412 Trovillion Avenue
Winter Park,FL,32789
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  • Bone Marrow Aspiration Concentrate (BMAC)
  • Carpel Tunnel
  • Physical Therapy by Exos
  • Platelet Enriched Plasma Therapy (PRP)
  • Regenerative Orthopedics
  • Tenex
  • Ultrasound guided carpal tunnel release


  • Regenerative Medicine


Carolinas Medical Center
Medical School
Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine
University of Central Florida
University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine


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