Panama Cell Therapy's FAQs

Please don't hesitate to reach out to us if you have any additional questions or would like to learn more about our services. Our team of medical professionals is here to help you achieve optimal health and wellbeing.

1. What treatment does PCT offer??

PCT offers advanced biological treatments, primarily utilizing adult stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine techniques.

2. What conditions does PCT provide treatment for?

Adult stem cells have shown promise in a wide range of conditions,including neurological disorders, autoimmune diseases,

musculoskeletal injuries, cardiovascular issues, pulmonary conditions, and more. PCT is the only clinic in Panama offering adult

stem cell therapies developed in the US.

3. What experience does your medical team have?

Our medical team consists of highly experienced specialists with expertise in regenerative medicine, sports medicine, stem cell

therapy, and various medical disciplines. Each member of our team is dedicated to delivering personalized care and achieving optimal

outcomes for our patients.

4. What makes PCT different than other international “stem cell clinics?”

PCT is the only clinic in Panama to offer adult stem cell treatments. PCT stands out for its commitment to excellence in patient care, rigorous safety standards, and innovative treatment approaches. We prioritize transparency, collaboration, and patient education to ensure a positive and transformative experience for every individual.

5. Is this treatment approved by the FDA?

While some of the techniques and technologies used at PCT may be FDA-approved, please note that stem cell therapy is an evolving

field, and not all treatments may have FDA approval. Our treatments are designed by physicians with experience and training in stem cell therapies. Our therapies adhere to strict safety and ethical standards.

6. How much does it cost?

Treatment costs at PCT vary depending on the specific therapy and individualized treatment plan. Our team will provide detailed

information about costs during the consultation process.

7. Are there any ethical issues involved with the treatments?

PCT is committed to upholding ethical standards in all aspects of our treatments, including sourcing of stem cells and patient care. We

adhere to international guidelines and regulations to ensure ethical and responsible practices.

8. How long will I be at PCT for treatment?

The duration of your stay at PCT will depend on the treatment plan recommended by our medical team. We will provide you with a detailed itinerary and schedule prior to your arrival.

9. Can I bring a friend or family member?

Yes,patients are welcome to bring a friend or family member to accompany them during their treatment journey at PCT.

10. Is PCT the largest stem cell treatment and research center in the world?

While PCT boasts an impressive facility, we cannot claim to be the largest stem cell treatment and research center in the world. However, we are committed to providing world-class care and innovative treatments to our patients.

11. How far is PCT from the airport and hotel?

PCT is conveniently located in Panama City, at J W Marriott, rated the best luxury hotel in Panama. We are about 30 minutes from Tocumen International Airport, Panama City (Airport code: PTY) which is well connected with most cities in North America. Panama City has most top hotels all with an easy access to the airport. . Our team can assist you with transportation arrangements for a seamless travel experience.

12. How are the treatments administered?

Treatments at PCT are administered by our skilled medical team using minimally invasive techniques, ensuring comfort and safety for our patients.

13. What treatment enhancements are included?

At PCT, we offer comprehensive treatment packages that may include additional therapies, wellness services, and personalized support to enhance your overall treatment experience and optimize outcomes.

14. Why is PCT in Panama when there are stem cell clinics in the US?

Panama offers a favorable regulatory environment for stem cell research and treatment, allowing us to provide innovative therapies that may not be available in other regions. Additionally, Panama's strategic location and excellent medical infrastructure make it an ideal destination for international patients seeking advanced medical care.

15. When will I see the results of the treatments?

The timeline for experiencing results from treatment at PCT may vary depending on the individual's condition and the specific therapy. Our medical team will provide guidance on what to expect and any recommended follow-up care.

16. Are the procedures safe?

Patient safety is our top priority at PCT. Our treatments adhere to strict safety protocols, and our medical team closely monitors patients throughout their treatment journey to ensure their well-being.

17. Where do the stem cells come from?

Stem cells used in our treatments come from adipose (fat) tissue donated by healthy young donors. We harvest stem cells from the fat tissue using a proprietary technology that assures high quality product. We adhere to ethical standards and regulatory guidelines in sourcing and utilizing stem cells. We also offer patient’s own stem cells, called autologous stem cell therapy, if desired. Our medical team will provide guidance to help you select the treatment options.

18. Are pharmaceutical drugs involved in the treatments?

While pharmaceutical drugs may be part of a patient's treatment plan, our approach at PCT focuses primarily on regenerative medicine and biological therapies to harness the body's natural healing mechanisms. We employ sterile techniques for treatment administration. You may be provided local anesthetics and painkillers for comfort during treatment.

19. What type of pre-arrival information do I need to send in?

Prior to your arrival at PCT, our team will provide you with detailed instructions and any necessary forms or medical records to ensure a smooth and efficient consultation process.

20. Are there any side effects following treatment?

While side effects following treatment are rare, some patients may experience temporary discomfort at the injection site or mild

reactions. Our medical team will discuss potential side effects and provide guidance on how to manage them.

21. Is Panama safe?

Panama is a safe and welcoming country with a stable political environment and excellent healthcare infrastructure. PCT is located in Panama City, a vibrant and cosmopolitan capital city with modern amenities and attractions.

22. Are PCT treatments covered by insurance?

Insurance coverage for PCT treatments may vary depending on your insurance provider and policy. We recommend contacting your insurance provider directly to inquire about coverage options.

23. How do I apply for treatment at PCT?

To apply for treatment at PCT, simply contact our clinic to schedule a consultation with our medical team. During your consultation, we will assess your medical history, discuss your treatment goals, and develop a personalized plan tailored to your needs.