Germany Story

Sanford has a unique collaboration and strategic investment in ISAR Klinikum (ISAR), a 250-bed private hospital with 20 specialty clinics and 12 operating theaters located in central Munich. ISAR has earned a reputation for health innovation and quality, and the facility draws and hosts patients from around the world through its International Office.

Working alongside Isar founder Dr. Eckhard Alt, a leader in Cardiology and Cellular Therapy among other areas of medicine, teams from Isar and Sanford have worked together to research and refine a series of innovative therapies. By studying therapeutic platforms that have been approved by the European Medicines Association (EMA) and by engaging clinical trial processes through the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Sanford continues to expand health innovations for its patients in the US.

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Patient Experience

  • 1

    You meet with your subspecialist in orthopedics or plastics to discuss if you are a candidate for stem cell therapy in Germany.

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    You are recognized as a candidate, options are discussed and you decide to receive treatment.

  • 3

    Sanford coordinates with ISAR a personalized treatment plan and a cost estimate.

  • 4

    Sanford organizes your trip and schedule once you arrive in Germany (flight, hotel, and medical treatment).

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    We arrange for your pick up at the Munich airport and take you to your hotel.

  • 6

    Check in at ISAR for your procedure.

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    Fat is removed from your abdomen via liposuction and stem cells are immediately isolated from fat.

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    Soon after, those same stem cells are then injected where they are needed in your body.

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    Your treatment is complete in one day and then you are free to go as soon as the physician clears you.

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    We arrange to take you to the Munich airport for your return home.

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    You will receive follow-up care with your local provider back in the US.


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