• Group Wellness Update

    Group Wellness at SSMIFocus GroupsScottsdale Sports Medicine offers individualized focus groups on Monday evenings once a month.  During the group meetings, we will discuss specific medical conditions and focus on living healthier lifestyles geared toward your specific needs.  Healthy... Read more
  • Phoenix Magazine's 2017 Top Doc!

    Scottsdale Sports Medicine Institute is proud to announce that Dr. Carfagno has been selected by his peers and colleagues as top sports medicine doctor as well as Internist in this month's Phoenix Magazine!  This makes the 8th year in a row that he has been voted for this honor and Sports... Read more
  • Open House at SSMI!!!

    Scottsdale Sports Medicine Institute&Me by MichellePlease join us for ourOpen HouseThursday March 305:30-8:00 pm*Door Prizes and Raffles*Me By Michelle Specials25% OFF All Skin Care Products(Obagi, SkinBetter Science & Jan Marini)$9.50 per unit Botox, $8.50/Xeomin$399 for Restylane/$450... Read more
  • Flexibility 101: Improving Range of Motion

    You’ve probably heard the adage “if you don’t use it, you lose it.” This fundamental truth can absolutely be applied to flexibility.  Flexibility is a key component to a balanced training regimen but can often go unnoticed or even forgotten.  Most people might be... Read more
  • Break It Up! Using Unilateral Exercises To Improve Balance

    Last week in our Resistance Training 102 article we mentioned different types of equipment and how they can improve strength, balance, coordination and nervous system function.  Today we are going to build off the same principles and expound on why unilateral exercises should be incorporated... Read more
  • Resistance Training 102: Different Modalities for Different Results

    If you have been following our posts, you know that we love prescribing resistance training to almost everyone that walks through our doors.  There are many ways that resistance training can be an effective treatment.  Health benefits include improved coordination, balance, stability,... Read more
  • Doctor's Tip of the Day: Sleeper Stingers

    See the Youtube link provided for Doctor Carfagno's tips on sleeper stingers. Read more

Welcome to Scottsdale Sports Medicine Institute!


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.

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