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What are Stem Cells?
A mesenchymal stem cell is a primitive cell with the ability to:
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What are Stem Cells?
A mesenchymal stem cell is a primitive cell with the ability to:
  • Self-Replicate
  • Differentiate into
    multiple tissues
  • Bone
  • Cartilage
  • Muscle
  • Fat
  • Fight Apoptosis
    (Cell Death)
  • Reduce Inflammation

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Eric Behrens

Physicians Assistant

Eric Behrens, Physician  Assistant
Eric Behrens, Physician Assistant

Physician Assistant Eric Behrens is a native of New York City and has lived here all his life. He graduated from Dowling College in 1992 with a B.S. in Aeronautics. In 1997 he graduated with honors from St. John’s University with a B.S. in Physician Assistant.

Since he graduated, he has worked full time as a Physician Assistant in the field of family medicine and internal medicine. PA Behrens is board certified and keeps his certification current by attending seminars and earning CME credits. He is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Eric Behrens decided to pursue his passion for the orthopaedic specialty, and in January 2013, he joined Dr. Thomas Youm and RYC Orthopaedics.

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  •  American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America – AANA
  • RYC Orthopaedics
  • Pro Medical New York