about us

American Stem Cell Centers of Excellence is devoted to helping our patients heal through proven regenerative stem cell treatment. We are a team of medical professionals dedicated to yielding the most effective and safe treatments available. At American Stem Cell Centers of Excellence, we strive to provide comprehensive service and comfort throughout the entire treatment process.

Kristin Comella

Kristin Comella

Chief Scientific Officer

Ms. Comella is a world renowned expert on regenerative medicine with a focus on adipose derived stem cells. She was named number 24 on Terrapin’s list of the Top 50 Global Stem Cell Influencers and number 1 on the Academy of Regenerative Practices list of Top 10 Stem Cell Innovators. Ms. Comella has pioneered stem cell therapies from various sources including cord blood, bone marrow, muscle, and adipose. She led the team that gained the first ever FDA approval for a clinical trial using a combined cell and gene therapy product in the heart.

In addition to advanced cell culturing experience, Ms. Comella’s repertoire includes managing the development, manufacturing, and quality systems of cellular products. She has developed a wide range of regenerative techniques and products that have now been successfully implemented into the clinic setting.  Her professional experience includes positions in several companies including US Stem Cell (FKA Bioheart), Stemlogix, Tulane University and Osiris Therapeutics.

Ms. Comella progressed from research engineer at Osiris Therapeutics developing stem cell therapies for osteoarthritis to building and managing the stem cell laboratory at Tulane University’s Center for Gene Therapy. She was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Stemlogix, a regenerative medicine company focusing on veterinary medicine. She is currently serving as the Chief Scientific Officer and board member of US Stem Cell, a publically traded company focusing on the discovery, development, and commercialization of autologous cell therapies for the treatment of degenerative diseases. Ms. Comella is a PhD candidate in Biomedical Engineering at Florida International University and holds an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from The Ohio State University and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Michelle Parlo

Michelle Parlo

PA-C

Michelle has been practicing as a Physician Assistant for 10 years, first in the area of Colorectal Surgery and then in Rheumatology. She has been involved with training Residents as well as being on the National Speakers Bureau for two international pharmaceutical companies. She received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at Miami University in Ohio and Physician Assistant degree at Miami-Dade College.

Rosemary Daly

Rosemary Daly

DO, DABPM

Dr. Rosemary Daly is an interventional spine/pain medical physician and is Board Certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. She completed her Anesthesiology residency at the Montifiore Medical Center in New York City, having received her medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Westbury, New York. Dr. Daly employs a comprehensive approach to pain management with the goal of reducing chronic and debilitating pain over the long-term. In her practice, she is noted for her use of PRP & prolotherapy, which is a technique that reduces back pain while strengthening the ligaments and tendons.

Beatriz Palma-Zevallos

Beatriz Palma-Zevallos

SA-C

Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, where she currently practices, Beatriz Palma-Zevallos is a medical doctor and surgeon graduated from Universidad del Norte in 2004. In 2007, Beatriz established her own company in Miami, Florida, Bella Body, Inc., and has been working in the US and Colombia as a consultant and trainer for a variety of international physicians.

She has been a trainer and speaker for the Aesthetic Fellowship of the American Academy of Anti-Aging and has written protocols and educational materials for various training programs including adipose derived stem cells, liposuction and fat grafting.

Her educational experience and expertise has kept her committed to learning the latest technology and advances in the field of cosmetic surgery and stem cell therapy.

Dr. Antonio E. Blanco

Dr. Antonio E. Blanco

MD

Dr. Antonio Blanco is an internist in Homestead, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Hospital and Baptist Hospital of Miami. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then a residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He has been in practice for 26 years. He currently practices with the Coral Reef Medical Group.