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Welcome to HBOT2016 – The 10th International Symposium

Deploying Hyperbaric Medicine and Adjunctive Therapies

into the Health Care System:

Combining Public Policy and Clinical Outcomes

  Introducing The Speakers      Latest News

At HBOT2016, you will become better educated from accredited hyperbaric fellowship and medical school faculty, together with several other experts who have taken benchmark science in their clinical practice. Here are just a few of our highly respected speakers;



Paul G. Harch, M.D.

Dr. Harch is a hyperbaric medicine, diving, and emergency medicine physician who is a Diplomat of the American Board of Hyperbaric Medicine and the Board of Certification in Emergency Medicine of the American Board of Physician Specialties. Dr. Harch’s clinical experience through 2016 spans over 32 years in hospital-based emergency medicine and 3 decades of hyperbaric medicine.



Paul Anderson, N.M.D.

Dr.  Anderson is Medical Director of Anderson Medical Specialty Associates, a clinic focusing on the care of patients with cancer, chronic diseases and complicated medical presentations. He began instructing classes at naturopathic medical schools in the early 1990’s and continues to hold board review courses for most of the US and Canadian naturopathic medical schools. Dr. Anderson has been involved in NIH and other international research in oncology and has firsthand experience using HBOT in the oncology setting.  This session will take the attendee from the prior concerns stated in oncology to the modern uses and potentials for HBOT in oncology.



Keith Van Meter, M.D., FACEP

From 1989 to the present, Dr. Van Meter has served as the Chief of the Section of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is the Medical Director of a 140-physician Emergency Medicine group in South Louisiana and Mississippi.




Paul Cianci, M.D., FACP, FUHM
Dr. Cianci brings a wealth of experience in the development and management of hyperbaric oxygen/wound care facilities. He initially served as Western U.S. Diving Medical Officer for the U.S. Navy, for 18 years, retiring with the rank of Captain. He is a member of the Hyperbaric Oxygen Committee of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (since 1984) and past President of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) in 1991.


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HBOT2016 Announces Educational Approvals

MDs, NDs and DOs: Approved for 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditstm

Certified Hyperbaric Technicians: This course has been reviewed and approved by the National Board of Diving & Hyperbaric Medical Technology for 20.5 Cat "A" ceu's


Poster Presentations will
be featured at HBOT2016

If you, individually, or part of a group, have been conducting hyperbaric research studies, and are ready to share your findings with HBOT2016 attendees, why not submit your Poster application?

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HBOT2016 Announces Details for "Public & Patriot Day"


In order to help better educate the public and patients, a free seminar will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10th, 2016. The agenda will include such conditions as cancer, autism, cerebral palsy, and how hyperbarics can play its part in treatments. During the afternoon, attention will turn to neurological disorders in sports injuries, concussions, TBI and PTSD. The focus will move to treating Veterans with many key presenters. In the evening, there will be a Think Tank for “Designing a Patriot Clinic in your Community”.

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    Who’s Exhibiting at HBOT2016

Elegant Venue   Great Location

Astor Crown Plaza Hotel

Quality Accommodation: Discounts for HBOT2016


Where Canal Street meets Bourbon Street, Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans provides luxury, Four Diamond accommodations amid the beating heart of the legendary French Quarter. Discover a rich diversity of elegant comforts and conveniences, including free Wi-Fi, flat screen HD TVs, Crown Plaza's Sleep Advantage bedding, a sparkling outdoor seasonal swimming pool, an acclaimed on-site restaurant and state-of-the-art fitness facility.

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Exciting New Orleans: And So Much More!
Extend Your Stay: Discounts Around HBOT2016

Bursting at the seams with history, art, music and vibrant entertainment, New Orleans is a magical place with an original culture and way of life. From the music-filled Marigny and the elegant Garden District to the legendary French Quarter and raucous Bourbon Street, the city features a host of unique areas that give it the flavor of an old European capital more than a traditional American city. Countless iconic historical sites and a number of world-famous festivities.


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    HBOT Video Clips

Breakthroughs in medicine are providing a promising treatment for traumatic brain injuries.

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In Dr. Harch's lecture given at HBOT2012, he scientifically explains Adjunctive Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy in the Treatment of Cancer.

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HBOT2016 is a named conference being run on behalf of

the International Hyperbaric Medical Foundation, a 501-C (3) Charity

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