John Stavrakos, MS, MD

John Stavrakos, MS, MD

Heritage Regenerative Medicine
1928 Weddington Road
Weddington, NC 28104
Office: (704) 610-2601


  • Masters of Science, Biomedical Sciences, Barry University, 1996
  • Doctor of Medicine, Medicine, Chicago Medical School – Finch University of Health Sciences, 2001
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Illinois – Advocate Christ Medical Center, 2002
  • Residency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Stanford University Hospitals, 2003
  • Residency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2005
  • Fellowship, Women’s Sports Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2006

Board Certifications:

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 7/1/2007, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • Member/guest speaker American Osteopathic Association of Prolotherapy Regenerative Medicine
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Tom Dooley Society of Notre Dame
  • American Medical Society of Sports Medicine
  • International Spinal Intervention Society


  • Prolotherapy Injections
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections
  • Autologonous Stem Cell Procedures
  • Amniotic Tissue Graft Procedures (including injections and IV infusions)
  • Neurofascial Prolotherapy (aka: perineural superficial injections)

Prolo Training:

  • Hands-On Stem Cell Therapies and Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain Management, Dallas, TX, 2016
  • National Laser Institute – Medical Injectibles Course, Dallas, TX, 2016
  • American Association of Orthopedic Medicine 32st Annual Orthopedic Conference New Orleans, LA, 2015
  • Dallas Fort Worth Sport Medicine Symposium, Southlake, TX, 2015
  • American Association of Orthopedic Medicine 31st Annual Orthopedic Conference, Clearwater, FL, 2014
  • American Osteopath Association of Prolotherapy Regenerative Medicine Seminar, Kansas City, MO, 2013
  • Caring Medical and Rehabilitation Regenerative Medicine Services, Oak Park, IL, 2013
  • Advanced Musculoskeletal Ultrasound with Interventional Human Cadaver Workshop St. Pete Beach, FL, 2013
  • The International Institute Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: A Comprehensive Approach, Atlanta, GA, 2012
  • The International Institute 7th Annual Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, San Diego, CA, 2012
  • International Spinal Intervention Society Bio Skills Lab, Las Vegas, NV, 2011
  • University of Michigan Medical School Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Instruction and Hands-On Workshops, Naples, FL, 2006

Practice Info:
Offering regenerative medicine (prolotherapy, platelet-rich plasma therapy, biologics injections), intravenous therapy, ozone therapy, bio-identical hormone optimization, neural therapy and neurofascial prolotherapy as well as cosmetic regenerative medicine treatments.

Other Info:

  • Languages Spoken: English, Greek, French