Don Lu is a Certified Athletic Trainer with 20 years of experience preventing, assessing, and treating sports and orthopedic injuries. Don received his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan and his Masters in Exercise Science from Cleveland State University.

He has been the Head Athletic Trainer for the Cleveland-San Jose Ballet company and metabolic consultant for the Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Cavaliers while working as an exercise physiologist at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Don has had the privilege to have worked with NFL and NBA athletes as well as numerous high school athletes in Ohio and Arizona. Don is excited to be able to enhance injury evaluation and treatment by using diagnostic ultrasound technology in our clinic.



Lynn moved to Arizona in January 1979 from New York. She received her certification in Medical Assisting that same year.

She did my externship with Pappago Buttes Pediatric in Scottsdale. She has worked in pediatrics, cardiology, family practice, was the Health Ministry Director at her church for 7 years, and assisted with troubled youth counseling before joining Scottsdale Sports Medicine.

Her areas of special interest are the Cardiac Cath Lab and Stem cell research. She has received certifications in Faith Health Ministry, Instructor in Bone Builders from U of A, Certified Emergency Response Team (CERT) with Tempe Fire.

She enjoys hiking, swimming, baseball, football and spending time with her family.


Leona Carfagno "Mom"







Melinda completed her Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Wellness at Arizona State University in 2009. Later that year, she moved to California to continue her education in echocardiography and vascular ultrasound at Lincoln University, where she logged over 300 hours of volunteer tutoring in the ultrasound lab. Melinda interned with California Cardiovascular Consultants and in 2010 was invited to perform a demonstration on ultrasound of the spleen to medical students at Stanford University. Melinda returned to Arizona in 2011, where she began working as an Echo Tech doing cardiac ultrasound at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and also trained in vascular ultrasound. In her position at St. Joe's, Melinda is able to perform exercise stress tests on professional athletes. Melinda has received certifications in RDCS(AE), RVT and BLS for Healthcare Providers.


Contact Information

Ironwood Square
10133 N.92nd Street, Suite 102
Scottsdale, Arizona 85258

Phone: 480-664-4615
Fax: 480.664.4367


Dr. David Girard Carfagno, D.O., C.A.Q.S.M.

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