• 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 and protozoa. It is known that GM break down fiber, produces vitamin K, and aids in pathogen recognition. However, gut microbiota’s influence... Read more
  • New Video: DEXA Body Composition Timelapse

    Get this year started right by tracking you body composition with the GOLD STANDARD measurement using the DEXA Body Composition scan.  Call today to schedule your appointment! Here are some frequently asked questions about the scan:1. As a physician, what does the body composition... Read more
  • Rock and Roll Marathon/Half Marathon/10k FREE RACE DAY VIP!!!

    Want to run the big Race this weekend? Dr Carfagno and Scottsdale Sports Medicine's Team in it's 8th year will be caring for the whole weekend's events on the course and the finish line.  We have many VIP passes to give away to our loyal clients and athletes.If you want a VIP... 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 glenohumeral joint in which the head of the humerus articulates. SLAP (Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior) injuries can... Read more
  • SSMI Launching Personal Training: First Session Free!

    We are launching out personal training here at SSMI with the introductory offer of one free session with the purchase of another session.  Great for all first-time exercisers or those with medical conditions and need some physician supervision.  Over 45 years of personal training... Read more
  • Free Rock & Roll Half/Full Marathon VIP Wristband for the First Athlete to Purchase a DXA Body Comp!

    Christmas special from SSMI: the first athlete to call and schedule a DEXA body composition will receive a free VIP pass for the Rock and Roll marathon that includes free race admission to the half or full marathon, and access to all of the VIP sections at the expo and on race day.  In order... 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 Hanna and Andy Dorf. 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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Published by SSMI Admin on Jan 19 2015

COMING SOON!!! An all-inclusive package perfect for that athlete wanting to stay in the game and dealing with arthritis.

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Sep 12 2018
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