The Medical Director of Stem Cell NZ is Dr Robert DeBoyer (NZMC Number 18990).
Robert was born and trained in the United Kingdom. His interest in joint and tendon function dates back to his tenure as Registrar at the Royal London Hospital Rheumatology Unit (MIle End) working with Professor Curry, And consultants Dr Gordan Barnes and David Perry.
The Unit was heavily geared to outpatient joint injection clinics and served as a centre of Excellence for the Greater London Area. This interest was incorporated into clinical practice and has been on going to date.
Holding both the UK Specialist Physician and General Practitioner qualifications in the UK Dr DeBoyer actively worked both in the hospital and family medicine arenas.
He continues to work both in Private Practice and in family medicine in New Zealand and has been a citizen of NZ since 1996
Years of clinical experience has given an awareness of how debilitating joint and rheumatological disorders can be. Also an awareness of how inadequate current therapy options are as spurred on an ever increasing interest in joint and tendon regeneration and harnessing the body's own repair mechanisms.
Rhona is the Director of Stem Cell NZ.
Following a successful marketing career in the UK (including Directorship of several companies) Rhona's interest in medicine escalated following her marriage to Robert. Rhona was instrumental in establishing the Male Clinic (the ethical arm of Male Health) and the cosmetic medicine clinic Cosmedic. Her informed and empathic manner has been appreciated by several thousand patients to date.
Behind the scenes Rhona works tirelessly to ensure the smooth running of the clinic and business.