Curriculum Vitae 

David G. Carfagno, D.O.

Sports Medicine/Internal Medicine

10133 N. 92nd Street, Suite 102

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Office – 480.664.4615

Email – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Licensing

Arizona

Employment

2013-present Answers.com, Sports Medicine contributor

2003 - present  Scottsdale Sports Medicine Institute

2012 - present Banner Health, Medicolegal Consultant

2013-present Competitor Group

Dec 2010 – Nov 2012 4C Mydoctor Hospitalist, Scottsdale Healthcare Shea 

2007    – 2008 Novara Research, Principle Investigator

– 2006 Radiant Research, Principle Investigator 

– 2003 Southwest Sports Medicine 

(Angelo Mattalino, MD, Gary Waslewski, MD, Associates)

Certifications

Board Certified American Board of Ringside Medicine, 2009.

Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, Board Certified through 2018

Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine-Sports Medicine (CAQ); through 2019.

American Heart Association BLS/ACLS; through 2013.

ACSM Health and Fitness Instructor; 1989-present

Education

Fellowship Primary Care Sports Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, August 1997-August 1998.

Internship/Residency Internal Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, July 1994-July 1997.

Medical School, Doctor of Osteopathy, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, September 1990-June 1994.

Undergraduate, Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science, Arizona State University, August 1986-June 1990.

University of San Diego, August 1985-June 1986.

Post Graduate Education

Medscape CME 1.0 credits Category 1, 2013

Head and Neck Injuries and Concussions in Athletes, Banner Health, Fairbanks, AK, 10/29/13

Preparing Mass Event Medical Coverage, Artic Games,  Alaska, Banner Health, Fairbanks, AK, 10/28/13

Cleveland Clinic Warthog Society Alumni Research Week, Naples FL May 7-11th, 2013

AOMA April 2013, CME 30 Category 1 AOA

Banner Health Systems, Sports Injuries Seen in the ER, Loveland/Greeley CO, Feb 2013, 3 Category 1 AMA credits.

Midwestern University of College of Osteopathic Medicine 440 Hours Category 1 B AOA credits.

Medscape CME 5.25 credits Category 1, 2012.

Midwestern University of College of Osteopathic Medicine 320 Category 1B AOA credits.

ACSM Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May/June 2012. 29 Category I AMA credits.

AOMA Convention, Scottsdale AZ, April 2012. 30 Category I credits.

Aesthetic Derm Procedure Course, Allergan, Scottsdale AZ, Dec 2011

Aesthetic Derm Procedure Course, Medicis, Scottsdale AZ, Oct 2011

Aesthetic Derm Procedure Course, Las Vegas Nevada, April 2010, 15 Category I credits.

AOMA, Annual Conference, Scottsdale Arizona, April 2011, 32 Category I credits.

Sanford Sports Medicine Symposium, Sioux Falls South Dakota, May 2010.

AMSSM, Annual Meeting, Cancun Mexico, April 2010 32 Category I credits.

ABIM, PRACTICE IMPROVEMENT MODULE, NOV 2009, 20 CAT I AMA

American Board of Ringside Medicine US National Boxing Symposium, Denver CO June 2009, 24 Category I Credits

Cleveland Clinic Biennial Research Meeting, Warthog Society, Cleveland OH, May 2009

NFL/AOSSM, Sideline Management, San Francisco, May 2009, 16 Category I AMA

AMSSM, Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay FL, April 2009, 21.5 Category I 

AOMA, Annual Conference, Scottsdale Arizona, April 2009, 16.75 Category I 

Growth Hormone Summit, Los Angeles, California, Nov 11, 2008.

ABIM Test 30 Category I.

AOMA, Annual Conference, Scottsdale Arizona, April 2008, 26 Category I 

 AOMA, Annual Conference, Scottsdale Arizona, April 2007 21 Category I credits

Med Study ABIM Recertification for Internal Medicine Course, Temp AZ, March 2007.  30 Category I

ACSM, Annual Meeting, Denver CO, June 2006.

AMSSM, Annual Meeting, Miami FL, May 2006.

AOMA, Annual Conference, Scottsdale AZ, April 2006.

Gatorade Sports Science Supplement Review, Chicago IL, July 2005.

International Society of Sports Nutrition, New Orleans LA, June 2005.

New Insights into the Management of Hepatitis C (HCV), Scottsdale AZ, May 2005.

Integrative Medicine Anti-Aging, Las Vegas NV, May 2005.

American Sports Medicine Institute Baseball Conference, Scottsdale AZ, Jan 2005.

Advanced Team Physician’s Meeting AOSSM/AMSSM/ACSM, Miami FL, December 2004.

LSU/Ocshner Clinic New Orleans Intensive Internal Medicine Board Review, New Orleans LA, July 2003.

ACSM, Annual Conference, San Francisco CA, June 2003.

AOMA, Annual Conference, Tempe AZ, April 2003.

AOMA, Annual Conference, Scottsdale AZ, April 2002.

AMSSM, Annual Meeting, Orlando FL, April 2002.

AMSSM/AOASM, Annual Meeting, San Antonio TX, April 2001.

American Sports Medicine Institute Baseball Conference, Phoenix AZ, Jan 2001.

Major League Baseball Winter Meetings Team Physicians, Dallas TX, December 2000.

American College of Sports Medicine National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June 2000.

Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association, Annual Conference, Scottsdale AZ, May 2000.

Major League Baseball Winter Meetings Team Physicians, Anaheim CA, December 1999.

Advanced Team Physician’s Meeting AOSSM/AMSSM/ACSM, Tempe AZ, December 1999.

Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association, Annual Conference, Scottsdale AZ, May 1999.

American College of Sports Medicine National Meeting, Seattle WA, June 1999.

ACSM/AMSSM/AAFP Sports Medicine Symposium Comprehensive Review, Kansas City MO, February 1999.

New Orleans Internal Medicine Board Review, New Orleans LA, August 1998.

ACSM National Meeting, Orlando FL, June 1998.

Cleveland Clinic Foundation Sports Symposium, Strongsville OH, May 1998.

AMSSM national Meeting, Nashville TN, April 1998.

Advanced Team Physician’s Meeting AOSSM/ACSM/AMSSM, Tempe AZ, December 1997.

Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Adolescent Athlete and Sports Medicine, Cleveland OH, November 1997.

AMSSM Research for Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellows Conference, Pittsburgh PA, July 1997.

ACSM Health and Fitness Exposition, New Orleans LA, April 1997.

AOAOS Annual Orthopedic Conference, Paradise Valley AZ, December 1994.

AOASM Annual Conference, Boston MA, May 1991.

AOASM Annual Conference, Colorado Springs CO, May 1990.

Research/Publications

Carfagno“Overtraining Syndrome”, Current Sports Medicine Reports, TBD

Carfagno, DC, “Case Study: Optimizing the Non-Surgical Treatment of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis”, Primary Care Practice: Advances in Chronic OA Management, TBD.

Rehabilitation of the Elbow: Ellenbecker TS, Pieczynski TE, Carfagno D. IN    Musculoskeletal Interventions: Techniques for Therapeutic Exercise, Rehabilitation for the Elbow. Voight ML, Hoogenboom      BJ, Prentice WE. McGraw Hill Publishers, USA

“Dealing with the Fatigued Athlete”, International Journal of Athletic Training, International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training, Sept 2012 17(5), pp18-21.

Contributor, “AMSSM’S SPORTS MEDICINE CAQ STUDY GUIDE”, APRIL 2012. 

"Pelvic Fractures", Five Minute Consult, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 236-237, 2011.

 "Obesity and Weight Management", Five Minute Consult, Lippincott Williams and    

        Wilkins, 410-411, 2011.

 "Bleeding Disorders and the Athlete", Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine. SAGE, (1) 178-

         180, 2011.

Carfagno DC, et al.  “Metabolic Testing in the Office”, Current Sports Medicine Reports, Vol. 7, No 3, pp, 163-170, 2008.

Carfagno DC, et al.  “Sacral Stress Fractures: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Not Always Definitive for Early Stage Injuries”, Letters to the Editor, AJSM, 35(11), Nov 2007.

Carfagno DC, Ellenbecker TS. “Non-Surgical Treatment of Gleno-Humeral Osteoarthritis”, The Physician & Sports Medicine, April 2002.

Ellenbecker TS, Bailie DS, Mattalino AJ, Carfagno D, Wolffe M, Kitchen J, Tobler S.  “Intra-Rater Reliability of a Manual Technique to Assess Anterior Humeral Head Translation of the Glenohumeral Joint”.  J Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 11(5), 470-5.

Medical Reviewer, Strength and Conditioning Journal, since December 1999 through 2001.

Carfagno DC, Cianflocco AJ.  “On the Field Emergencies” Principles & Practice Of Primary Care Sports Medicine. Williams & Wilkins, 23-32, Dec 2000.

“The Clinical Course and Complications of Concussion in High School Football Players”, presented ACSM National Meeting, Seattle WA, June 1999.  Publication pending.

Ellenbecker T, Carfagno, DG.  “Adolescent Baseball Player with Medical Elbow Pain and Diagnosis of Medial Epicondylitis.” Current Topics in Musculoskeletal Medicine, A Case Study Approach. 13, 101-109. 

Experience

National Medical Director TriRock Triathlon Series, Competitor Group, 2013-present.

Assistant National Medical Director Rock and Roll Marathon, Competitor Group 2013-present.

Head Team Physician Scottsdale Community College 2012-2013.

Medical Director Walk, Wag, Run 5k9, Tempe AZ, 2012-present.

Medical Director PF Changs Marathon, 2011-present.

Team Physician Arizona State Boxing and MMA Commission, 2010 – present.

Team Physician US Boxing National Championships, Denver CO, June 2009

Medical Director SOMA Quarter/Half Ironman, October 2007, Tempe AZ

Medical Director Valley of the Sun Marathon, Mesa AZ, March 2004-present.

Medical Director, Ironman Arizona, Tempe AZ, April 2005-present.

Medical Captain, PF Changs Rock and Roll AZ, Jan 2004-2007.

Sports Medicine Physician, United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO, August 2006.

Team Physician Cactus Shadows High School, 2006 – 2007.

Medical Director, Special Olympics Arizona, 2006-2007.

Team Physician, Arizona State High School 5A-1A Wrestling Finals, Feb 2006.

Team Physician, Medical Consultant, Chinese National/Olympic Baseball Team, 2005-present.

Team Physician, Tempe Prep Academy, Tempe AZ, 2005-2006

Team Physician, Saguaro High School, Scottsdale AZ, 2005-2008.

Team Physician, Central Arizona College, Casa Grande  AZ, 1998-present.

Team Physician, Arizona State High School 5A-1A Wrestling Finals, Feb 2005-2006.

Team Physician, Shadow Mountain High School, 2004 – 2005.

2003-Present Primary Investigator, Radiant Research – Phoenix, AZ

2003-Present Sub-Investigator, Radiant Research – Scottsdale, AZ

Team Physician, Arizona State High School 5A-1A Wrestling Finals, Feb 2004.

Medical Consultant, Team USA Baseball, 1999-2003.

Medical Consultant, Milwaukee Brewers MLB professional baseball, 1998-2002.

Medical Team Physician Valley Vipers, Minor League-A, Scottsdale AZ, 2000.

Team Physician Fountain Hills High School 2000-2003.

Team Physician, Skyline/St. Mary’s High School 1999-2001.

Team Physician, Coronado High School, 1998-2000.

Medical Consultant, Arizona Fall League, 1998-2003.

Medical Consultant, Franklin-Templeton ATP/WTA Tennis Tournament, Scottsdale AZ, 1998-2003.

Assistant Team Physician, John Carroll University, Cleveland OH, 1997-1998.

Assistant Team Physician, Cleveland State University, Cleveland OH, 1997-1998.

Team Physician Mentor High School, Cleveland OH, 1997-1998.

Medical Consultant, Cleveland Cavaliers NBA professional basketball, Cleveland OH, 1997-1998.

Medial Consultant, Cleveland Rockers WNBA professional basketball, Cleveland OH, 1997-1998.

Medical Consultant, Cleveland/San Jose Ballet professional ballet company, Cleveland OH, 1997-1998.

Event Coverage

National Medical Director, Competitor Group, Tri Rock Philadelphia, June 22/23, 2013.

Guns vs Hoses.  Battle of the Badges. Hope Charity Flag Football Game, Scottsdale, April 27th 2013

Scottsdale Police vs Chandler Police, Charity Hockey Game for Fallen Officers, Scottsdale Ice Den, February 2013.

Madison Gym US Boxing September 15, 2012, Phoenix AZ.

Scottsdale Police vs Chandler Police, Charity Hockey Game for Fallen Officers, Scottsdale Ice Den, June 16th, 2012.

2012 Junior Olympic Arizona State Championships, Phoenix AZ, April 2012.

Co-National Medical Director, Competitor Group, Chicago Rock and Roll Marathon, July 22, 2012.

National Medical Director, Competitor Group, Dallas Rock and Roll Marathon, March 25, 2012.

MMA, Gila River Casino, Phoenix AZ, May 2011.

MMA, Gila River Casino, Phoenix AZ, March 2011.

NCAA All-Star Senior Football Classic, Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe AZ, Jan 2011.

MMA, Gila River Casino, Phoenix AZ, Nov 2010.

Gene Lewis Boxing Invitational, Mesa AZ, Nov 11 2010.

Copper Gloves, Arizona State Fair, Phoenix AZ, Oct 21 2010.

MMA, Gila River Casino, Phoenix AZ, Sep 11 2010.

Muay Thai, Gila River Casino, Phoenix AZ, Aug 21 2010

Strikeforce, MMA, Dodge Theatre, Phoenix AZ, Aug 13 2010.

MMA, Celebrity Theater, Phoenix AZ, July 31, 2010

USA Boxing, Julio Cesar Chavez Golden Gloves, Mesa AZ, March 2010.

USA Boxing, Cooperstown Silver Gloves Tournament, Phoenix AZ, December 2009.

USA Boxing, Gene Lewis Invitational Tournament, Mesa AZ, November 2009.

Arizona State Fair, Copper Gloves Boxing Tournament, Phoenix AZ, Nov 2009.

Foreigner Concert, Phoenix AZ, October 2009.

USA Boxing, National Championships, Denver CO, June 2009.

Lonestar Country Concert, Maricopa AZ, June 2009.

Women’s FedCUP, USA vs Argentina, Surprise AZ, Feb 2009.

USA Boxing, Fiesta Bowl Invitational Event, Glendale AZ, January 2009.

USA Boxing, Gene Lewis Invitational Tournament, Mesa AZ, November 2008

Head Medical Doctor 944 Superbowl Village Party, Scottsdale AZ, 1/31/08-2/3/08(50 cent, Wyclef Jean, Velvet Revolver, Paul Oakenfold)

Medical Director, Soma Triathlon, Tempe AZ, October 2007.

Medical Director, Nathan’s Triathlon, Tempe AZ, September 2007.

Medical Director, AVP Pro Beach Volleyball, Glendale AZ, May 2007.

Medical Director RedRock Events, September 2007

Medical Director, Nathan’s Triathlon, Tempe AZ, September 2007.

Medical Captain, PF Changs Rock and Roll Marathon, Tempe AZ, Jan 2007.

USA Boxing, Gene Lewis Invitational Tournament, Mesa AZ, November 2006.

United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO, Aug 2006.

Pan-AM U-15 Weightlifing Competition, Colorado Springs, CO, August 2006.

Medical Director, Special Olympics Arizona, National Special Olympics Games, Ames, IA, July 2006.

Queen and Paul Rodgers, Glendale AZ, March 2006.

Cirque de Soleil, Scottsdale AZ, March 2006.

National Pro Rodeo “Parada del Sol”, Scottsdale AZ, February 1999.

Third Eye Blind, Phoenix AZ, November 1998.

Page/Plant, Cleveland OH, July 1998; Phoenix AZ, September 1998.

Iron Maiden/DIO, Cleveland OH, July 1998.

Cleveland Clinic “Beat Goes On” 5K, Cleveland OH, June 1998.

Van Halen, Cleveland OH, May 1998.

NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, Cleveland OH, March 1998.

Mentor District Wrestling Championships, Mentor OH, March 1998.

Baldwin-Wallace College Wrestling Tournament, Cleveland OH, February 1998.

Fleetwood Mac, Cleveland OH, November 1997.

Revco Marathon, Cleveland OH, May 1997/1998.

Phoenix Roadrunners IHL professional hockey, Phoenix AZ, January-May 1994.

TV/Radio/News Print

“Concussion in kids”, Raising Arizona Kids, Feb 4, 2013.

“Exercise as a Vital Sign” Channel 3 January 16th 2012.

“Hit on 21’s”, Muscle and Fitness Hers March/April 2012 p 74-82.

“Taller, Slimmer, Stronger You”, Oxygen Sep 2011 p 90-96.

“Dance Into Shape”, Scottsdale Health August 2011 p 18-19.

“Look Great in a Tank Top”, Oxygen May 2011 p 108-112.

 “Marathon Medicine”, PF CHANGS EXPO EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION, CHANNEL 10, JANUARY 14TH 2012.

“Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes”, Channel 3, April 4th 2011.

“Valley Dish, Healthy Cooking with Tram – Venice Beach Chicken and Protein Shake”, June 18, 2010.

“Valley Dish, Healthy Cooking with Tram –Salmon and Couscous”, March 2010.

“Valley Dish, Lexxi Pet Segment”, Feb 2010.

“Concussions in NFL”, Channel 3, Nov 30 2009.

AOA Media Source Network, August 2009.

“TrenX Supplement”, Channel 12, July 2009.

Blood Plasma Injections: Is the Heal for Real? (PRP), Scottsdale Airpark News, June 2009.

“Drugs with Blackbox warnings”, Channel 10, TBD.

“Havasupai Rescue Story”, Channel 3/10, August 18th, 2008.

Contributing Writer, “Beginner Triathlete”, Jan 2008-present.

Rock Medicine, Channel 3, 2/1/08.

“Mitchell Steroid Report” Fox 10, December 2007.

Contributing Writer, www.azfamily.com/health/healthinhand., AZFAMILY.COM, July 2007-April 2008.

“Spinal Cord Injury in Athletes”, Channel 10, September 12, 2007.

“Spinal Cord Injury in Athletes”, Channel 12, September 12, 2007.

“Anabolic Steroids and Phoenix Police Story”, Channel 12, July 23/24, 2007.

VO2 max testing, azfamily.com, July 14th 2007.

“Steroids”, Channel 12 Morning Show with Tram Mai, June 29th 2007.

“Fitness Judge” Channel 3 Weight Loss challenge, May 30th 2007.

“Revival Package” Talk Show on “The Perfect Game”, 101.5 March 17th 2007.

“PF Changs Running Injuries”, Channel 3/azfamily.com, January 17th, 2007.

Running Medicine, Weekly column, azfamily.com channel 3, December 2006-present.

“Rock Medicine”, Channel 10, December 2006.

“Clenbuterol”, Channel 3/azfamily.com, November 29th 2006.

“ImPACT: Concussion in the Athlete”, Channel 3/azfamily.com October 2006.

“Anabolic Steroids in the Athlete II”, Channel 12, Sept 2006.

“Anabolic Steroids”, blog, azcentral.com, September 2006.

VO2 max testing NYC marathoners, Channel 3/azfamily.com, August 2006.

“Steroids”, POSA, January 2006.

“Hydration in the summer”, Scottsdale Magazine, July/August 2006.

“Anabolic Steroids”, blog, azcentral.com, June 2006.

“Anabolic Steroids in the Athlete”, Channel 12, June 2006

“Exercise and Neuro-Muscular Disease”, The RoadRunner, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation Newsletter, Winter 2004.

Microfracture Surgery, Channel 3 News, October 2005.

Weight Gain, Arizona Republic, August 2005.

VO2 Max Testing, Channel 12, August 2005.

VO2 Max Testing, Arizona Republic, July 2005.

Hyponatremia, AZ Health, May 2005.

Anabolic Steroids, AZ Health, May 2005.

Running Injuries, Sweat Magazine AM 1190 NBC, Feb 2005.

Health & Lifestyles Magazine, Metabolic Syndrome, August 2003.

Sports Medicine- ESPN 860 AM Radio Rock and Wolfe, Phoenix AZ, May 2003.

Health Focus - Contributing writer August 2001-November 2001.

Vim & Vigor - Feb/March 2001, Interview.

KPHO Channel 5/Scottsdale Healthcare - Eye on Health, Sports Medicine/Arthritis, Phoenix AZ, May 2000.

KDUS Radio Interview, Jeff Kennedy Show, Scottsdale AZ, February 2000.

Scottsdale Healthcare, “Ask the Expert”-Sports Medicine & Fitness, Scottsdale Fashion Square, Scottsdale AZ, January 2000.

KPHO Channel 5/Scottsdale Healthcare - Eye on Health, Sports Medicine/Fitness/Radio KEZ, Phoenix AZ, September-October 1999.

Scottsdale Airpark Column, Scottsdale AZ, January 1999.

Tribune 20 Top Bachelor/Bachelorettes of Phoenix AZ, February 2000.

Academic/Faculty Positions

Reviewer Current Sports Medicine Reports, ACSM, 2013-present.

Reviewer International Journal of Athletic Training Journal, 2012-present.

AMSSM subcommittee for CAQ Intraining (ITE), 2010-present.

Assistant Faculty Professor, Franklin Pierce University, Goodyear AZ, 2010.

AMSSM, Arizona Delegate, Practice Committee, 2010-2011.

AMSSM National Board Certification Question Writer, 2010, 2011. 

Creator/Editor of AMSSM's Facebook  page, 2009-present.

Publication Committee, AMSSM, 2009-2012.

Private Practice Committee, AMSSM, 2009-2011.

Board of Medical Directors ASPA, Arizona State Physicians Associations, January 2009-present.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM MIDWESTERN COLLEGE 2008-PRESENT.

Board of Directors, Medical Director/Liasion, IAEDP, 2008.

Board of Directors Special Olympics Arizona, 2006-2007.

Delegate, District 4, AOMA, 2006-2008.

Delegate, Alternate, District 4, AOMA, 2002-2006.

Adjunct Associate Professor Arizona School of Health Sciences, Phoenix AZ 2000 - present.

ASSOCIATE Professor Midwestern College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale AZ, 1998-present.

Preceptor, Good Samaritan Family Practice/Phoenix Children’s Pediatric/Scottsdale Healthcare Family Practice/Mayo Clinic Family Practice Residencies, 1998 - present.

Presentations

Nutrition and Metabolic Testing in Cyclists, Tribe Jobing.com Cycling Team, 1/25/14

Head and Neck Injuries and Concussions in Athletes, Banner Health, Fairbanks, AK, 10/29/13 

Preparing Mass Event Medical Coverage, Artic Games,  Alaska, Banner Health, Fairbanks, AK, 10/28/13

Banner Health Systems, Sports Injuries Seen in the ER (2 lectures), Loveland/Greeley CO, Feb 2013

Mass Event Coverage, University of Arizona Sports Medicine, Tucson AZ, October 15th, 2012.

Marathon Medicine, Rock and Roll Dallas, Expert Panel Discussion, Dallas TX, March 24, 2012.

Marathon Medicine, PF Changs Expert Panel Discussion, January 14th, 2012.  

Sports Medicine as a Career, Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medical School, October 28, 2011.

Triathlon Running Injuries, Landis Tri Club, July 2011.

Clinical Lab and Advanced Imaging, Franklin Pierce Univ DPT program, July 2010.

“Common Running Injuries”,  Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Grand Rounds, Scottsdale AZ, June 18, 2010.

"Sports Dermatology", "Arizona Sports Concussion Center Experience", "The Aged Athlete and Hormone Replacement, Medical and Ethical Concerns, Sanford Sports Medicine Symposium, Sioux Falls South Dakota, May 2010.

 "PRP", Midwestern University Medical School Sports Medicine Club, Glendale AZ, April 2010.

 "Arizona Sports Concussion Center", AIA, Phoenix AZ, April 2010.

 "How to Build a Concierge Sports Medicine Practice", AMSSM, Cancun Mexico April 2010.

“Travel Medicine, Preventing Jet Lag in Athletes”, iNUTRA DC Village, March 2010.

“iNUTRA Supplements”, DC Village, Feb 2010.

“Medical Issues in Soccer” and “Hip/Groin Injuries in Soccer”, Soccer Conference, Scottsdale AZ, Nov 2009.

“Corporate Athlete: Energy Management”, Insurance Designers of America, Las Vegas NV, Nov 2009.

“Triathlete with Vertigo due to OTC Stimulants”, Cleveland Clinic Biennial Research Meeting, Warthog Society, Cleveland OH, May 2009

“Exercise is Medicine”, Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Grand Rounds, Scottsdale AZ, May 2, 2009.

“Staying out of the Medical Tent at Ironman”, Gilbert Tri Club, Gilbert AZ, April 1, 2009.

“Exercise is Medicine”, Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Grand Rounds,

Scottsdale AZ, Feb 10, 2009.

“ImmunoCap Testing”, Phadia Dinner Program, Scottsdale AZ, January 22, 2009.

“Weight Loss”, DC Ranch Village, Scottsdale AZ, October 28, 2008.

“Concussions and Cervical Injurys”, Spooner Journal Club, Scottsdale AZ, September 16th,   2008.

“ImmunoCap Testing”, Phadia Dinner Program, Scottsdale AZ, July 24, 2008.

“Athletes and Eating Disorders”, IAEDP Meeting, Scottsdale AZ, June 6th, 2008.

“Statistical Analysis”, Scottsdale Healthcare Journal Club, Scottsdale AZ, May 20, 2008.

“Nutrition and Police Officers” DPS, Scottsdale/Tempe/Mesa/Phoenix PD Fitness Instructors, Mesa AZ, April 24 2008.

Low Back Injury and Prevention in Tile Workers, Ceramic and Tile Workers of Arizona Meeting, Phoenix AZ, Nov 7th 2007.

“Clinical Overview of Hypogonadism”, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Prescott AZ, October 9th 2007.

VO2 Max Testing, Arizona Tri Club, July 24, 2007.

VO2 Max Testing, Spooner Physical Therapy, July 18, 2007.

“Diabetes, Obesity, and Hypogonadism”, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Scottsdale AZ, May 2007.

“Hypertension, Obesity: PPE”, Scottsdale Healthcare Journal Club, Scottsdale AZ, May 2007.

“VO2 max Testing” Performance Footwear, Tempe AZ, April 2007.

“Heat Illness” Scottsdale Healthcare Journal Club, Scottsdale AZ, March 2007

“Heat Illness” Scottsdale Healthcare Shea, Scottsdale AZ, Mar 2007.

“Fluids in the Active Population”, Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn, Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn.  Scottsdale AZ Feb 2007.

VO2 max testing in Runners, Foothills Running Club, November 2006.

“Running Injuries”, First Marathon, Chandler AZ, November 2006.

“Sports Medicine”, Midwestern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, AMSA, Glendale AZ, October 2006.

Sports Nutrition/Steroids, Chinese National Olympic Baseball Team, Peoria AZ, October 2006.

VO2 max testing, Banditos, Scottsdale AZ, October 2006.

Scottsdale Healthcare Journal Club “Hydration and exercise”, Scottsdale AZ, August 2006.

US Speed Skating Team, “Event Nutrition”, Colorado Springs CO, August 2006.

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation, “Myasthenia Gravis and Exercise”, Tempe AZ, May 2006.

Scottsdale Healthcare Journal Club “Indomethacin, Celecoxib and bone-tendon healing” and “Sports Supplements”, Scottsdale AZ April 2006.

Scottsdale Healthcare Grand Rounds “Return to Play: Concussions and Hamstring Injuries”, Scottsdale AZ April 2006.

Phoenix Oral Surgeons Society “Supplements”, Phoenix AZ, March 2006.

Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Grand Rounds “Supplements”, Scottsdale AZ Feb 2006.

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Grand Rounds “Supplements”, Scottsdale AZ Feb 2006.

Arthritis Foundation, Mustang Library, “Staying Active with Arthritis”, Scottsdale AZ, September 2005.

Westminster Nursing Home, “Staying Active with Arthritis”, Scottsdale AZ April 2005.

Arthritis Foundation, “Staying Active with Arthritis”, Scottsdale AZ March 2005

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Grand Rounds “Dermatologic Manifestations in the Athlete”, Scottsdale AZ March 2005.

Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Grand Rounds “Dermatologic Manifestations in the Athlete”, Scottsdale AZ March 2005.

ASMI Faculty Presenter, “ Dermatologic Manifestations in the Baseball Player”, Scottsdale AZ, January 2005

Arizona Bone & Joint Sports Medicine Fellows Meeting “Anabolic Steroids” Phoenix, AZ, July 2002.

Mesa General Grand Rounds, “Nutrition & Hydration in the Athlete”, Mesa AZ, 2002

Arizona Athletic Trainers Association semi-annual conference, “Exertional Compartment Syndrome”, Flagstaff AZ, July 2001.

Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Grand Rounds “Performance Enhancers in the Athlete” Scottsdale AZ, April 2001.

ASMI Faculty Presenter, “Nutrition & Hydration in the Baseball Player” & “Performance Enhancers in the Baseball Player” Phoenix AZ, Jan 2000.

Scottsdale HealthCare Osborn Grand Rounds “Viscosupplementation in Osteoarthritis”, Scottsdale AZ, Nov 2000.

Good Samaritan Family Practice Residency Noon Conference, “Joint Injections”, Phoenix AZ, July 2000.

Sierra Pointe Retirement/Scottsdale Healthcare, “Exercise in the Elderly”, Scottsdale AZ, April 2000.

Bellasara Development/Scottsdale Healthcare, “Arthritis”, Scottsdale AZ, March 2000.

Southwest Sports Medicine Journal club; director, monthly, Scottsdale AZ, 1998-2000.

Good Samaritan Family Practice Noon Conference, “Knee Pain”, Phoenix AZ, November 1999.

Common Knee/Shoulder Injuries in the Swimmer, ASU Swim Camp, Tempe AZ, June 1999.

Common Knee/Shoulder Injuries; Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn, Medical Grand Rounds, Scottsdale AZ, June 1999.

Overuse Injuries, Phoenix Triathlon Club, Tempe AZ, February 1999.

Back Pain, Mayo Family Practice, Scottsdale AZ, January 1999.

Back Pain, Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn, Medical Grand Rounds, Scottsdale AZ, January 1999.

Management of On-the-Field Head and Neck Injuries, Mayo Clinic Family Practice, Scottsdale AZ, November 1998.

Back Pain, Q Fitness Club, Phoenix AZ, October 1998.

Supplementation in the Athlete, Q Fitness Club, Scottsdale/Phoenix/Tempe AZ, September 1998.

Supplementation in the Athlete, Scottsdale School District High School Football Players, Scottsdale AZ, October 1998.

Shoulder Injuries in the Athlete, Mayo clinic Family Practice, Scottsdale AZ, September 1998.

The Clinical Course and Complications of Concussion in High School Football Players, Cleveland Cline Sports Medicine Department 8th Annual Research Day, Cleveland OH, June 1998.

Skin Problems in the Athlete, Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine Fellows Conference, Cleveland  OH, June 1998

Case Presentation, Bilateral L3 Spondylolysis, ACSM Annual Meeting, Orlando  FL, June 1998

Head and Neck Injuries in Athletics, John Carroll University Athletic Trainer’s Conference, University Heights OH, May 1998.

Pharmacology in Sports Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Sports Symposium, Strongsville OH, May 1998.

The Geriatric Athlete, Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine Fellows Conference, Cleveland OH, April 1998.

Nutrition and Ergogenic Aids in the Athlete, John Carroll University, University Heights OH, April 1998.

Foot Problems in the Athlete, Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine Fellows Conference, Cleveland OH, March 1998.

Upper Extremity Injuries in the Throwing Athlete, Mentor Coaches Clinic, Mentor OH, March 1998.

Concussion:  Definition, Diagnosis, and Management, Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine Fellows Conference, Cleveland OH, March 1998.

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Medications and Steroids, Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine Fellows Conference, Cleveland OH, January 1998.

Common Wrestling Injuries, Mentor Coaches Clinic, Mentor OH, January 1998.

Brachial Plexus Injuries, Cleveland Clinic Sports Medicine Fellows Conference, Cleveland OH, October 1997.

OSHA Blood Borne Pathogens in Athletics, Brecksville Coaches Conference, Brecksville OH, October 1997.

Exercise Prescription in the Outpatient Setting, Cleveland Clinic Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Cleveland OH, June 1996.

Knee Injuries in the Internal Medicine Patient, Cleveland Clinic Medial Resident Conference, Cleveland OH, February 1996.

Clinical Studies

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Single-attack Study to Evaluate the Onset of Efficacy of a New Formulation of {XXX} in the Acute Treatment of Migraine

A Six-Month, Chronic Efficacy and Safety Study of {XXX} in Adult Subjects With Primary Insomnia: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study

A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of {XXX} in Subjects with Plaque-type Psoriasis

A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, Multicenter, Efficacy and Safety Study of {XXX} for the treatment of Onychomycosis

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of {XXX} administered once Daily for 21 days to Subjects with Postherpetic Neuralgia.

A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Parallel Design Phase 3 Bridging Trial of the Efficacy and Safety of {XXX} in Male Patients with Erectile Dysfunction

An Open-Label, Parallel Design, Long-Term Phase 3 Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of {XXX} Male Patients with Erectile Dysfunction

Phase II, Multiple-Dose Study of {XXXX} Applied 1,2, or 3 Times per Week for 8 Weeks in Subjects with Actinic Keratosis

A Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Study of XXXX BID, XXXX BID, XXXX BID in the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain

A 13-week, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, placebo-controlled, parallel group trial of XXX. in patients with primary hip osteoarthritis using XXXX as a positive control

A 24-Week Randomized, Double-Blind, Multi-Center, Active-Controlled XXXX Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of XXXX Therapy when Administered to Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Single Dose, 12-week, Proof-of-Concept, Efficacy and Safety Study of Intravenous XXXX in Subjects With Osteoarthritis of the Knee

A Comparison of Prandial Insulin Lispro Mixtures Therapy to Glargine Basal-Bolus Therapy With Insulin Lispro on the Overall Glycemic Control of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Previously Treated With Oral Agents Combined With Insulin Glargine

A Phase 3, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Parallel Group, Multicenter Study of Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Fixed Combination XXXX Administered Orally, Once Daily for 6 months Compared to XXXX Alone or Placebo, In Subjects with Mixed Dyslipdemia Frederickson Type IIA and IIB

A Mulicenter, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Phase III, Efficacy and Safety Study of XXXX in Patients with Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain Due to Osteoarthritis of the Hip or Knee

A Double-Blind, Randomized Parallel Group Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of XXXX Alone or Co-administered with Atorvastatin in Subjects with Primary Dyslipidemia

A Multicenter, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Double-Blind, Subject Initiated Study of the Safety and Efficacy of a Single Topical Iontophoretic Application of XXXX Cream with an Open Label Conventional Therapy Treatment Arm, and Blinded Evaluator, for the Episodic Treatment of Recurrent Herpes Labialis 

A Randomized, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of XXXX in Subjects with Muscle Strain

A Phase III Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate The Safety And Efficacy of XXXX In The Treatment of Vasomotor In Postmenopausal Women

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multi-Dose Phase 2 Study to Determine The Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerabiltiy of XXXX In The Treatment of Postmenopausal Women With Low Bone Mineral Density

A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Phase II Study of Multiple Dosing Regimens Of {Intravaginally} Administered {XXXX} For The Treatment Of Cervical High Risk HPV Infection

A Phase 3, Randomized, Multicenter, Double-Blind Study Comparing the Analgesic Efficacy of Extended Release XXXX Tablets (XXXX) to Placebo in Subjects with Osteoarthritis

A Multicenter, Open-Label Continuation Study In Moderate To Severe Chronic Plaque Psoriasis Subjects Who Completed A Preceeding Psoriasis Clinical Study With {XXXX}

A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Study Of {XXXX} In Women With Constipation-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (c-IBS)

A Phase III, Multicenter, Open-Label, Extension Study To Evaluate The Long-Term Safety Of {XXXX} In Women With Constipation-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (c-IBS)

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group, Multi-Center Study Comparing {XXXX To XXXX} And Both Active Treatments To A Vehicle Control In The Treatment Of Tinea Versicolor

A Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Vehicle-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study Comparing {XXXX} To {XXXX} And Both Active Treatments To A {XXXX} In The Treatment Of Actinic Keratosis

An Open_label Study To Assess The Rate Of Failure Of An {XXXX} In Subjects With Rheumatoid Arthritis

A 12-Week, Dose-Ranging, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study To Assess The Safety And Efficacy Of {XXXX} In Obese Patients

A Phase II, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Dose-Ranging (XXXX), Randomized, Multi-Center Study of (XXXX) in Older Hypogonadal Males Ages 55-80: Effect on Body Composition, Libido, and Physical and Sexual Functioning

Collection of {XXXX} from human subjects diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multiple Dose Study of {XXXX} in Patients With Moderate to Severe Psoriasis

A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Parallel Group Study Of The Efficacy And Safety Of Oral Doses Of {XXXX} When Used On Demand For Up To 7 Episodes Over A Period Of {6 Weeks} For The Treatment Of Occasional Episodes Of Self-Reported Abdominal Pain, Cramping And Discomfort In An OTC-Like Study Population

A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial Evaluating The Efficacy And Safety Of {XXXX} In The Treatment Of Subjects With Moderate To Severe Plaque-Type Psoriasis

A Multicenter, Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of an Extended Cycle, Low Dose, Combination Oral Contraceptive Regimen, {XXXX} Which Utilizes XXXX During the Seven Day Interval Between Each 84-Day Cycle of Combination Therapy For the Prevention of Pregnancy in Women

Efficacy and Safety of {XXXX} for Treating Heartburn in Frequent Sufferers

A Phase II Study To Investigate The Safety And Efficacy Of XXXX For The Relief Of Symptoms Of Functional Dyspepsia

A Randomized Double-Blind, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Cross-Over Study To Determine The Consistency Of Response For (XXXX) (XXXX) Administered During The Mild Pain Phase For The Acute Treatment Of Multiple Migraine Attacks

Safety And Tolerability Of The {XXXX}. Double-Blind, Ramdomized, Placebo-Controlled Phase III Study

Long Term Immunogenicity of The {XXXX}, An Uncontrolled Phase 3 Follow Up Study

Direct Assessment of {Non-Vertebral Fracture} IN Community Experience {XXXX}

Randomized, Double-Blind Trial Of {XXXX} Tablets Compared To Placebo In Patients With Acute, Painful Musculoskeletal Spasm Of The Lower Back

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, 12 Week Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of XXXX Versus XXXX in Patients with Mixed Hyperlipidemia

A 4-Week, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of {XXXX} in Patients With Osteoarthritis of the Knee or Hip

A Phase III Study Of The Analgesic Efficacy And Safety Of {XXXX}: A Parallel, Randomized, Double-Blind, {XXXX}, Multicenter Study Of {XXXX}In Patients With Osteoarthritis Of The Knee

An 8-Week Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, Multi-Center, Placebo And Active Controlled Dose Escalation Study To Evaluate The Efficacy And Safety Of XXXX (XXXX) Administered Alone And In Combination With XXXX (XXXX) In Patients With Hypertension

A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase III, Efficacy & Safety Study of XXXX in Patients with Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain Due to Osteoarthritis if the Hip or Knee

A Long-Term, Open-Label, Safety Study of XXXX in Patients with Moderate to Severe Chronic Low Back Pain or with Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain Due to Osteoarthritis of the Hip or Knee

XXXX Dose-Range Finding Trial: A 16-Week, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo And XXXX Controlled, Multi-Center Trial of XXXX In Patients With Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN)

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo- and Positive-Controlled Parallel-Group, Multicenter Study of {XXXX} Administered for 4 Weeks to Subjects with Osteoarthritic Pain of the Knee

A Six-Month, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Durability Of Effect Study Of {XXXX} For Pain Associated  With Fibromyalgia

A Multicenter, Double-Phase, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled (12 Week Double-Blind Followed by 12-Week Open-Label) Study, Evaluating the Effect of {XXXX} on Urgency Urinary Incontinence (UUI), Urgency, Frequency, Sexual Quality of Life and Sexual Function in Women with Overactive Bladder

Clinical {XXXX} Collection Study

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Single Dose, 12 Week, Proof-of-Concept, Efficacy and Safety of {XXXX} in Subjects With Osteoarthritis of the Knee

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Parallel Group Study Of The Safety And Efficacy Of {XXXX} Vs {XXXX}, In Patients With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis

{XXXX} with Chronic Low Back Pain Patients with or without Lower Extremity Pain – A Randomized, Controlled, Parallel Group Study

Efficacy And Safety Study Of Oral Administration Of XXXX For The Relief Of Abdominal Pain Or Discomfort In Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). A Randomized , Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group, Dose-Ranging (Phase IIB) Trial

Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Randomized, Parallel Group Trial Of XXXX (XXXX versus Placebo And XXXX), For 24-Week Improvement Of Walking Distance In Patients With Stage II Peripheral Arterial Disease Who Benefit Form Optimal Prevention Strategy  Including XXXX

Efficacy And Safety Of Intra-Articular Multiple Doses Of XXXX Including As Calibrator In A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled 13-Week Multi-Center Study In Patients With Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis

Psoriasis Collection

A Double-Blind, Multi-Center, Randomized, Parallel-Group, 16-Week Study of {XXXX} with or without a Low Calorie Diet Lead-in in Obese Males and Females

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study To Assess The Effect Of The {XXXX} On Time To Doubling Of {XXXX}, End Stage Renal Disease Or Death In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus And Diabetic Neuropathy

A Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Double-Blind, Subject Initiated Study of the Safety and Efficacy of a {XXXX} with {XXXX}, and {XXXX}, for the episodic Treatment of Recurrent Herpes Labialis

A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo- And Active-Controlled Efficacy and Safety Study of {XXXX} for Prevention of Endometrial Hyperplasia and Prevention of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group, Dose Finding Study To Investigate The Safety, Tolerability And Efficacy Of {XXXX} In Post Menopausal Female Subjects With Low Bone Mineral Density

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Extension Study to Investigate the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of XXXX in Post-Menopausal Women with Low Bone Mineral Density

A Randomized, Phase III, Controlled, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of {XXXX} in Combination with {XXXX} Compared to {XXXX} alone, in {XXXX}-naïve patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis  

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Multi-Center Study of a Single Injection Cross-Linked Sodium Hylaluronate to Provide Symptomatic Relief of Osteoarthritis of the Knee.

Awards

Top Doctor, Sports Medicine, Phoenix Magazine, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.

US National Championships, Sprint Triathlon, Tuscaloosa Alabama 2010, member of US Triathlon Team, Athlete, World Championships, USA Triathlete Beijing China 2011

Memberships

ABRP 2009-present

USA Boxing 2009-present

AMSSM 1997-present

AOA 1990-present

ACSM 1988-present

Maricopa Medial Society 1998-present

AOMA 1998-present

Contact Information

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

Phone: 480-664-4615
Fax: 480.664.4367

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