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Meet Dr. Garff

Dr. Garff

Shaun Garff, DO, completed his fellowship in sports medicine at Utah Valley Sports Medicine in Provo, Utah. He previously completed a family medicine residency at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathy degree from A.T. Still University, School of Osteopathic Medicine, Mesa, Arizona. Dr. Garff holds a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science from Brigham Young University. He is board certified in sports medicine, osteopathic manipulative treatment, and family medicine.

Dr. Garff has served as a team physician for Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University, as well as the Duncanville Independent School District. He has volunteered to provide medical coverage at numerous sports events, including the St. George Ironman, AT&T Byron Nelson, and the Phoenix Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon. Dr. Garff has conducted clinical research into the awareness of symptoms and effects of concussions among high school athletes.

Meet Dr. Okoye

Dr. Garff

A native of Dallas, Dr. Okoye attended Ursuline Academy and went on to earn her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University, followed by a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences from the University of North Texas Health Science Center. She continued her education at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis where she earned her medical degree and completed family medicine residency. She returned to the DFW area to complete sports medicine fellowship training at John Peter Smith (JPS) Health Network, the nation’s largest primary care sports medicine fellowship program, where she served as chief fellow.

Dr. Okoyejoined Methodist Sports Medicine to provide non-surgical orthopedic care to athletes and active individuals from adolescence to adulthood, focusing on injuries to bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints. She has served as a team physician for Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan University, Southwestern Assemblies of God University, local independent school districts, and community-sponsored sporting events. She has also provided physician coverage for various sporting events at all levels including Golden Gloves, NCAA Gymnastics, and the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).

Meet Athletic Trainer Jacob Herring

Jacob Herring, ATC, LAT obtained his bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Midwestern State University and has been practicing as a certified athletic trainer since 2015. In addition to assisting in the sports medicine clinic, he also attends local sporting events to offer support in the community. Jacob excels in providing injury prevention/treatment, concussion management, and treating chronic conditions.