Meet Our Doctors
RSI physicians are board-certified interventional physiatrists who specialize in treating acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries of the spine, joints, and tendons—without surgery. They are experts with years of experience performing fluoroscopic and ultrasound-guided interventional orthopedic procedures and regenerative treatments.
Dr. Gregory Lutz is the Founder and Medical Director of the Regenerative SportsCare Institute (RSI). In addition, he currently serves as Physiatrist-In-Chief Emeritus at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and a Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Lutz is one of the world’s leading experts in the field of regenerative interventional orthopedic medicine, appearing annually on Castle Connolly’s and New York Magazine’s “Top Doctors” lists.
Dr. Christopher Lutz is a fellowship-trained, board-certified physiatrist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, specializing in spine, sports, and regenerative medicine, with a clinical focus on treating injuries of the knee. Serving patients at the Hospital for Special Surgery since 2001, Dr. Lutz appears annually on Castle Connolly’s and New York Magazine’s “Top Doctors” lists.
Dr. Nicholas Beatty is a fellowship-trained physician, double board-certified in Sports Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, specializing in interventional spine care, sports medicine, and regenerative medicine—with a clinical focus on treating injuries of the shoulder and upper extremity. Dr. Beatty has advanced training in the use of regenerative orthobiologic treatments targeted at the site of injury (joint/cartilage, muscle/tendon/ ligament, and the spine) to promote healing and restore function.
Dr. Kevin Pauza is an internationally recognized interventional spine specialist and a founding partner of the Texas Spine and Joint Hospital in Tyler, Texas. At RSI, Dr. Pauza serves as a Senior Physician with a clinical focus on treating injuries of the cervical and lumbar spine using intradiscal biologic injections. Dr. Pauza is well known for developing the innovative Discseel™ procedure, a minimally-invasive treatment for a subset of patients who suffer from chronic, discogenic neck and/or low back pain.