HBOT Team

Leo Germin, M.D., FAANEM

Medical Director

HBO Credentials

  • Hyperbaric Medicine Trained Physician; Central Institute of Graduate Medical Education for Physicians in Moscow

Other Credentials

  • Board Certified in Neurology
  • Board Certified in Vascular Neurology
  • Board Certified in Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • ASN Certified in Neuroimaging
  • ASN Certified in Neurosonology
  • American Academy of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine Fellow

Memberships

  • International Congress on Hyperbaric Medicine Lifetime Member
  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society
  • International Brain Injury Association
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Society of Neuroimaging
  • American Medical Association

Inventions

  • Patent for the invention: ‘Method for determining individual sensitivity to hyperoxic environment under conditions of hyperbaric oxygenation’, Moscow, USSR, 1987

Conferences

12th World Congress on Brain Injury
International Brain Injury Association
New Orleans, LA
2017

Lectures and Presentations

Acute and Chronic Brain Insults
Invited lecturer
10th International Hyperbaric Symposium (HBOT2016)
New Orleans, LA
2016

Traumatic Brain Injury
Invited lecturer
NSIA
Las Vegas, NV
2014

Acute/Sub-Acute Brain Insults
Invited lecturer
8th International Hyperbaric Symposium (HBOT2012)
Long Beach, CA
2012

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and TBI
Co-presenters: Dr. William Dunkin, PhD
Las Vegas, NV
2010

Research

NBIRR-1
Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy in Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

A4091026
“The Role of Hyperbaric Oxygenation in the Treatment of Exogenous Intoxications”
Symposium of Toxicology; Vilnius, Lithuania

USSR Government
“The Treatment of Acute Crush Injuries and Limb Transplantations with Hyperbaric Oxygen”.
Presenter
6th USSR Conference on Hyperbaric Oxygenation; Moscow, USSR

Biography

Dr. Leo Germin is a trained Hyperbaric Medicine (HBOT) Physician, Board Certified in Neurology, Vascular Neurology and Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Germin has unique and extensive experience after being trained at Center of Hyperbaric Medicine Moscow, USSR in 1985. He practiced at the Lithuanian Republic HBOT and Poison Control Center from 1984-1989, using HBOT treating over 5,000 patients with various indications over these years. Dr. Germin contributed his expertise with presentation of the lecture, “The Treatment of Acute Crash Injuries and Limb Transplantation’s with Hyperbaric Oxygen” at the Sixth USSR Conference on Hyperbaric Oxygenation in 1986. In 1987 by the authority granted by the Government of the USSR, the State Committee of Discoveries and Inventions, Dr. Germin was granted a certificate authorship patent for the invention: ‘Method for determining individual sensitivity to hyperoxic environment under conditions of hyperbaric oxygenation’.

Alayna Capo, CHT, Safety Director

Certified Hyperbaric Technologist

Credentials

  • National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology Certified Hyperbaric Technologist
  • Safety Director; Oxyheal training
  • NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Burn Life Support

Research

HOPPS
Was a member of the Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (HOPPS) study for US Army Medical Research and Material Command team.

Biography

CHT Alayna has been a trained NAUI scuba Diver since 1994. She became a Certified Hyperbaric Technologist in 2008. Alayna has worked with many different facilities both military and civilian utilizing both monoplace and multiplace hyperbaric chambers. Alayna is passionate about hyperbaric medicine and would like to see the field advance for a wider range of accepted indications for use.

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