SAN DIEGO MISSION BAY RESORT
I am pleased to invite you to our next training course on Medical Laser Applications in San Diego, USA on March 9-10, 2024.
Laser Therapy has made tremendous progress over the last 15 years and is widely used by many practitioners around the world. At this course our speakers would like to introduce you to the latest developments. Follow the History of Medical Laser Therapy: From Topical to Intravenous and Interstitial Applications.
This meeting is an excellent chance to get into contact with experts in the field and to meet old and hopefully new collaborators and friends.
I look forward to welcoming you in San Diego.
Michael H. Weber, MD and ISLA President
Michael Weber, MDWelcome Address
Basic principles of low intensity lasers
|Clinical studies and basic research
‚Laser-needles‘ for pain management, rehabilitation and acupuncture
Transcranial laser therapy of cerebral stroke and degenerative diseases
Interstitial and intra-articular laser therapy
|Michael Ellenburg, ND, MPH, L.Ac
IV Laser Therapy: Mechanisms and Clinical Applications
Transcranial Laser Therapy in Clinical Practice
|Matthias Wojcik, PhD
Basic Principles of Photodynamic Therapy
Tools and Formulations for High Bioavailability
|Michael Weber, MD
Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer Treatment
|Leonard Kaplan, DO
Photodynamic Therapy and Photobiomodulation Applications in Cancer and Musculoskeletal Medicine
|Dr. Todd Ovokaitys
Enhancing Cellular and Photodynamic Therapy Applications
|4.15 pm -
|Hands-On: Topical, transcranial, interstitial and intravenous laser applications and discussion of latest protocols
|Interactive Workshop Part 1:
Protocols and Applications of Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer Treatment
|11.30 am -
|Interactive Workshop Part 2:
Protocols and Applications of Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer Treatment
The ISLA Training Course will be held at the San Diego Mission Bay Resort.
1775 E Mission Bay Dr San Diego, CA 92109 +1 619-677-1161
With romantic palms and perfect sandy bayfronts, this bayside hotel retreat is complete with waterfront dining options, state-ofthe-art event space, a spa and fitness center, and beautiful resort guest rooms. Kids love vacations too and there’s plenty for them to enjoy in San Diego, including our seasonal Kids Kamp, swimming, beach games, bike rentals and much more. Join us for dive-in movies by the pool and s’more making in the fire pits on the bay. Our Mission Bay waterfront resort near SeaWorld San Diego is your perfect vacation destination.
The AAA Three Diamond full-service resort with 357 rooms, styled after a Mediterranean village, is located on 18 acres on the waterfront of Mission Bay Park
The hotel features a European spa, full-service restaurant, poolside snack bar, 25,600 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, outdoor pool, five tennis courts and fitness center
Located just six miles from the San Diego International Airport and across the bay from Sea World.
Dr. Weber has been working as a Medical Doctor in Germany for more than 20 years. Today he manages three medical centers for general and internal medicine, pain therapy, naturopathy (acupuncture) and photodynamic tumor therapy.
Besides his medical degrees, Dr. Weber holds a diploma in biochemistry, which made a decisive contribution to the research and development of the new laser technology.
As president of the International Society for Medical Laser Applications (ISLA) and co-editor of several international medical journals, his focus is on research and publication of new methods. For this purpose, Dr. Weber collaborates with numerous international institutions and universities.
The patented Weberneedle® technology, which was developed by Dr. Weber himself, allows us to apply highly focused and efficient lasers of different wavelengths for the benefit of our patients’ health.
Professional experience November 2013 – March 2018 Pharmacist (Bärenapotheke Bad Homburg)
Since March 2018 PhD (Philipps-Universität Marburg)
Since September 2018 CEO BSW Healthcare GmbH (Ebersbach,Germany)
Education September 2013 – March 2018 Ph.D. thesis in Udo Bakowsky‘s laboratory at the
Philipps-Universität Marburg, Department of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, Marburg
“Herstellung und Charakterisierung schallaktiver Polymerpartikel im nanoskaligen Bereich”
October 2007 – February 2013 Studies in Pharmacy at the Phlipps-Universität Marburg.
Dr. Ellenburg received his bachelor of arts in biology in 1994
He graduated from the Rollins School Public Health at Emory University with a Masters in Public Health in 1997.
In 1997, he started his naturopathic medical education at Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. In 2001 he graduated from Bastyr with his Naturopathic Medical Doctorate, and again in 2004 with a Masters Degree in Acupunture.
He is running a private practice in Anchorage, Alaska with focus on autoimmune diseases, cancer, cardiovascular disease, environmental medicine, pain management, men and women’s health, oxidative medicine (Ozone, UBI, Hydrogen Peroxide, Vitamin C), preventative medicine, and Low level laser therapy (LLLT).
Dr. Todd Ovokaitys is a scientist, physician, and researcher widely known as an innovator.
He has made courageous, cutting-edge contributions to the science of aging, advanced nutrition, and problemsolving in human disease.
He is the inventor of a laser resonance technology that is pioneering the field of stem cell therapies to reverse aging and restore health. This technology holds enormous potential for improving patient care in all areas.
As an International Consultant for Xtend Optimal Health, he brings a field of action that goes beyond conventional medicine. It encompasses complementary treatments such as nutritional therapy, anti-aging techniques and regenerative practices, all with the goal of improving patient care.
Dr. Leonard Kaplan, DO, is an integrative and regenerative medicine specialist.
Metabolic Terrain Institute Approach to Cancer fellowship. Dr. Kaplan is also board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is trained through the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) which is dedicated to the advancement of healthcare technologies and transformations that can combat chronic diseases associated with aging. He is a fellow of a Metabolic Terrain Approach to Cancer program. Dr. Kaplan is involved with a multitude of forward-looking organizations intent on improving the experience of people and families living with and surviving cancer.
The practice was started in 2014 by Dr. Kaplan and his wife, Beth, as Osteopathic Wellness Medicine in Western New York. The center revised its name to OWM Integrative Wellness to better reflect its concentration on total wellness.
Dr. Kaplan designed a practice that blends the latest advances in regenerative medicine, ketamine infusion therapy, anti-aging therapy, functional and integrative medicine, pain, and integrative cancer therapy. Unlike traditional medical services, individuals can expect a calm and relaxing spa-like setting and hour-long appointments.
Dr. Kaplan is a member of multiple integrative medicine professional groups such as the International Peptide Society, Seeds Scientific Research and Performance Group, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and Metabolic Terrain Institute. These memberships allow him to constantly update his knowledge and skills and offer his clients the most up-to-date treatment options.