Jonathan S. Braslow M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon who was a part of the original CSN development team, and who continues to consult at the California Stem Cell Treatment Center in Rancho Mirage, California. He also practiced at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital for over a decade, where he was the medical director of the hospital’s Arthritis Institute. He specializes in arthritis treatment, particularly knee replacements, and has a breadth of experience in the development and design of joint replacements. Dr. Braslow’s extensive experience in joint replacement includes his designing and developing a number of products, including the Implex Hedrocel Unicompartmental Knee Replacement for Implex Corporation, the Genus Unicompartmental Knee Replacement for BioMet, and the Knee Ligament Surgery Instrumentation and Reconstruction Techniques for De Puy Corp. and Osteonics. He serves on the international development team for Zimmer Corporation, one of the largest manufacturers of orthopedic implants, working on the next generation of partial replacements incorporating trabecular type metal. Dr. Braslow has received license and certifications from the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is recognized as a Qualified Medical Examiner in Orthopedics and a Radiology Supervisor/Operator in Fluoroscopy by the State of California. Past appointments include Governing Board Member of John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital (1996-99) and as the hospital’s Chief of Surgery (1994-96). He is also a member of a number of professional associations, including the California Medical Association, the California Orthopedic Association and the Medical Board of California, among others. Graduating with honors from the University of California, Riverside, where he received a B.A., he went on to earn his M.D. at the University of California, Irvine. He then completed his residency at the University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he received the award for Outstanding Senior Resident. A California native, Dr. Braslow was born on Catalina Island in the city of Avalon in May 1947. He and his wife Janet currently reside in Indio, California with their two daughters, Jacqueline and Juliet.