Dr. Andrew Cappuccino to treat spine patients at new stem cell therapy center

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Niagara Falls (N.Y.) Memorial Medical Center and Andrew Cappuccino, MD, of Buffalo (N.Y.) Spine Surgery are opening a stem cell therapy center, reports WNY Papers.com.

Three things to know:

1. The new facility will treat patients suffering from spine pain and orthopedic conditions.

2. Dr. Cappuccino is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon who has served on the medical staff for the Buffalo Bills, the Buffalo Sabres and the New England Patriots.

3. He received national attention after performing surgery on Buffalo Bills player Kevin Everett, who was paralyzed on the field but was able to walk again after the procedure.

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