Dr. Lafe Harris

Dr. Lafe Harris is a highly accomplished medical professional with extensive expertise in the fields of exercise and wellness, human nutrition, family medicine, and sports medicine. His passion for health and wellness led him to pursue a remarkable educational journey, culminating in a thriving career dedicated to providing exceptional care for patients. 

Dr. Harris began his academic pursuit at Arizona State University, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Exercise and Wellness. Recognizing the critical role of nutrition in overall health, he furthered his education by obtaining a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from the same institution. Driven by a desire to expand his medical knowledge and skills, he embarked on a journey to become a physician.

Completing his medical education at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona, Dr. Harris acquired a solid foundation in medicine and developed a deep understanding of the complexities of human health. Eager to specialize in the holistic approach to patient care, he pursued a residency in Family Medicine at Scottsdale Healthcare. This residency program provided him with comprehensive training in managing a wide range of medical conditions and addressing the diverse healthcare needs of individuals and families.

Dr. Harris's passion for sports medicine and his commitment to optimizing athletic performance led him to further advance his expertise in this field. He underwent specialized training in Sports Medicine at Utah Valley Sports Medicine Fellowship, where he refined his skills in diagnosing and treating sports-related injuries, as well as minimally invasive procedures. Dr Harris has also trained with natural movment and parkour to assist with patient function. He obtained a MovNat Certification for Medical professionals, learning how to apply natural movment to the treatment of injury. Throughout his career, he has had the privilege of caring for numerous professional athletes and D1 athletes, earning a reputation for his exceptional ability to provide personalized and evidence-based care.

Dr. Harris's professional journey has been marked by his unwavering dedication to promoting health, wellness, and optimal performance. His multidisciplinary background in exercise, nutrition, family medicine, and sports medicine equips him with a unique perspective in delivering comprehensive care to his patients. Driven by a patient-centered approach, he strives to provide individualized treatment plans that address the specific needs and goals of each patient.

As a compassionate and highly skilled physician, Dr. Lafe Harris continues to make a significant impact on the lives of his patients, ensuring their well-being, facilitating recovery from injuries, and maximizing their potential for peak performance. His expertise, combined with his genuine care for his patients, establishes him as a trusted medical professional in the field of sports medicine and beyond.