About Riordan-McKenna Institute

Don’t rely on pain management to mask injuries. Explore biologic therapies with a group committed to the most minimally invasive procedures that help the body heal naturally and effectively.


Dr. Wade McKenna

Board certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. McKenna is the chief medical officer and co-founder of Riordan-McKenna Institute. He has performed over 20,000 surgeries and is a co-founder of Biologic Therapies, a product development and research company dedicated to the advancement of autologous adult stem cell therapy. He patented the BioMac™ bone marrow aspiration catheter, an improved method of harvesting bone marrow, now becoming the standard for extraction.

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Dr. Neil Riordan

Neil Riordan, PhD is the Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer of the Riordan-McKenna Institute. Dr. Riordan is one of the early pioneers and leading experts in cell therapy. Dr. Riordan is an accomplished inventor and scientist. He has published over 60 scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals, authored 3 book chapter on stem cells, and has given more than 100 lectures on stem cells nationally and internationally. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Medistem Panama, Inc., (MPI) a leading stem cell laboratory and research facility located in the Technology Park at the prestigious City of Knowledge in Panama City, Panama as well as the Stem Cell Institute (SCI) in Panama City, Panama.

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Dr. Russell Phillips

Dr. Phillips is a staff physician in charge of patient outreach at RMI. He is a Board-Certified Family Practice physician who has practiced in Texas since 1991. He attended Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OSU-COMS) with Dr. McKenna and has been a close friend ever since.