"Dr. Erik Dean practices sports and family medicine. His clinical interests include sports medicine, athletic injuries, endurance athletes, sports team and event coverage, arthritis care, ultrasound use for diagnostics and guided injections, preventative medicine, allergy/asthma care, and musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnostics and injections. As a former collegiate athlete who still enjoys an active lifestyle, Dr. Dean relates to his patients on a personal level. No one likes to be sidelined, and he does everything in his power to help patients get back to their activity as quickly as possible, because that is exactly what he would personally want. He himself is an avid runner and triathlete, with a personal best 3:16 marathon at P.F. Chang’s 2010 marathon, missing Boston Marathon Qualifying by a mere 27 seconds."
"AZ Sports Medicine has earned a reputation throughout the Southwest as a recognized leader. Our physicians work alongside you to make sure you understand your options for treatment and are assured the best possible opportunity to heal. At AZ Sports Medicine, you always see a board-certified physician whose main priority is to treat you just as they would a member of their own family. Our mission at AZ Sports Medicine is to deliver the newest and best healthcare treatments for athletic and orthopedic ailments. We treat our patients with the highest level of respect and integrity, whether you are a professional athlete or a weekend warrior. We want to ensure that all our patients can return to their optimal performance levels as quickly and safely as possible. Our board-certified physicians continually educate themselves on the latest and greatest treatment options in their fields of medicine, so you can be assured you are receiving the absolute best care available."