HEATHER SMITH-FERNANDEZ, MD
Founder and Medical Director
Regenerative Institute of Medicine
Board-certified anesthesiologist and fellowship-trained interventional
pain medicine physician, Dr. Heather is one of only two physicians in
the world licensed to use a proprietary and powerful cell preparation
technique for orthopedic and spine conditions using a patient’s own
In addition to this highly sophisticated technology, she also practices
Interventional Regenerative Orthopedic Medicine (IROM), which
primarily focuses on non-surgical methods to restore function,
regenerate tissue and alleviate orthopedic and musculoskeletal pain,
often where conventional medicine has failed.
Dr. Heather is also fully trained and certified in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement, advanced biocelluar aesthetics, Integrative medicine, and preventative health. In 2016, she opened the Regenerative Institute of Medicine, where she and her team practice a truly integrated approach for total health, orthobiologic (including PRP and stem cell-rich biocellular preparation) treatments for joint and spine conditions as well as very advanced cellular therapies for facial aesthetics.
Also, a fully trained and certified SaJune provider, Dr. Heather practices restorative and regenerative medicine as the only official SaJune affiliate. Using the tools that have been proven at SaJune for 13 years and for over 11,000 patients, she has helped her patients correct and reverse chronic fatigue, insomnia, weight gain, joint point, anxiety, depression, mental fog, pain, and low sex drive—all while reducing or eliminating prescription medications.
Finally, Dr Heather is the founder of Peptology™️- a trademarked set of protocols for the clinical application of peptides. Dr. Heather graduated in the first ever class of physicians trained and certified in peptide medicine and has conducted leading research in the field of peptides for her patients. She utilizes Peptides in all areas of her practice for her patients. and Dr Heather one of the leading peptides experts in the world, lecturing throughout the United States, and training other physicians through her online, and in-person workshops.
Dr. Heather’s unique medical background, coupled with her strong connections and pioneering contributions to her industry, make her one of the most sought-after regenerative medical doctors in the country.