Providing the highest standard of healthcare requires the leadership of trained experts in cell therapy and medical specialties. The Okyanos Medical Leadership team will consult with your referring physician as needed, and candidates for Okyanos Cell Therapy are selected for treatment only after a thorough review of prior medical history.
Matthew Mick MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI
Medical Director, Cardiac Services
Dr. Matthew J. Mick serves as Medical Director for Cardiac Services at Okyanos. A triple board-certified interventional cardiologist and an integral part of the Okyanos cardiology team, Dr. Mick recommends an individualized plan of cardiovascular care for each of our patients based on an evaluation of your complete medical history. He also performs the procedure of direct stem cell injection to the heart via catheter with expert precision in our state-of-the-art Philips cath lab.
He holds a medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine, completed his post-graduate residency in internal medicine at the Methodist Hospital of Indiana and went on to complete two fellowships in both cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Gretchen Dezelick RN, BSN, CNOR, LHCRM, CASC
Director of Clinical Operations
As the Director of Clinical Operations, Gretchen Dezelick supervises daily patient management in our facility, coordinates the multidisciplinary team of specialists who may participate in patient care and maintains the superior cleanliness and safety standards that make Okyanos a center of excellence. With more than 25 years of nursing experience progressing from bedside nursing to administrative and management positions in a variety of healthcare settings, Gretchen was a Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) for more than 20 years and has been a Certified Peri-Operative Nurse (CNOR) for more than 3 years.
Moira T. Dolan MD
Dr. Moira T. Dolan serves as Patient Consultant at Okyanos. Her role focuses on the initial education and engagement of Okyanos patients who are taking steps to learn about cell therapy. First grasping each individual’s health history, Dr. Dolan then works to provide a scope of the potential benefits which are available with cell therapy and works with the Okyanos medical team collaboratively to formulate a personalized treatment plan.
Vincent Burton MBBS, FRCA
Dr. Vincent Burton is a board-certified anesthesiologist as well as a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK (FRCA). Further, he completed a residency at Cambridge University’s Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Dr. Burton works to provide each Okyanos patient a personal education on the anesthesia protocol prior to surgery, and he is praised by our patients for his level of care.
Freeman H. Lockhart MBBS, FRCSC
Dr. Freeman Lockhart serves as Orthopedic Specialist at Okyanos. As an expert in joint, skeletal, spine and muscular pathology with more than 20 years in his medical career, Dr. Lockhart works with each orthopedic patient at Okyanos to understand your exact degenerative condition and formulate a plan of care. In our state-of-the-art facilities and with the guidance of enhanced imaging technology to ensure proper placement of the stem cells, Dr. Lockhart then performs direct cell therapy injections using your own adipose- (fat) derived stem and regenerative cells to address damaged joints, bone, tendons, ligaments or cartilage.