• Dr. Carfagno Explains NBA hand injuries on Channel 5

    Dr. Carfagno's interview on channel 5 PHX where he explains NBA hand injuries and how they are managed using the body exhibit recently revealed... Read more
  • I have a meniscus tear... Do I need surgery?

     What is a Meniscus?A meniscus is a crescent shaped disk that’s found in the knee. It functions as a shock absorber or cushion between the... Read more
  • Can Probiotics Improve Athletic Performance?

    More than 100 trillion different microbes live in your gut. Gut microbiota (GM) is found mostly in the colon and consists of bacteria, viruses, fungi... Read more
  • Labral Tears in the Shoulder

    A common cause of shoulder joint instability is injury to the superior labrum. The labrum forms a fibrous ring that helps widen the surface of the... Read more
  • Dr Carfagno's interview on NBC Sports Radio AM 1060

    Listen in to Dr Carfagno's interview on NBC Sports Radio AM 1060, Dorf on Sports with  3 time super bowl champion Dale Hellestrea, Brad... Read more


Comprehensive Medical Care for the Athlete.  From the elite physiology of a Professional athlete to the weekend warrior, Dr Carfagno, the Athlete's Internist, manages the spectrum of your health.  Created in a unique setting of Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine, along with a Metabolic Physiological Lab, SSMI redefines Sports Medicine.  

At Scottsdale Sports Medicine, it doesn’t matter if you’re a professional or a dedicated amateur--we believe every athlete deserves top of the line care. Dr. David Carfagno and his team are ready to help you take your health and fitness to the next level with a state of the art facility, cutting edge treatments and trusted techniques. We offer comprehensive care for the complete athlete, sports injury treatments including impact testing, musculoskeletal and cardiopulmonary testing, and orthopedic care, and metabolic programs to help you achieve and surpass your fitness goals.

Dr. Carfagno is the Assistant National Medical Director for:


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