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Family Medicine & Diabetes Care

Healing humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time.

Dr Charissa “Kristy” Farris, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

University of Tennessee – Doctor of Medicine
University of Memphis – Master of Science in Biochemistry

University of Alabama - Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program

Board certified fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedic Surgery License, State of Arizona

Career Highlights:
Kristy Farris is a charismatic and philanthropic orthopedic surgeon serving her patients and her community. Dr. Farris is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is affiliated with Honor Health Hospital, Phoenix Spine and Joint Surgery Center, and Trusted Care North Valley Surgery Center. Dr. Farris earned her medical degree from the University of Memphis and attended the University of Alabama and Tennessee to complete her orthopedic surgery residency program. She has been in practice since 2008, and she currently practices Aveon Health. She sees patients experiencing shoulder, leg, elbow, ankle, wrist, and back problems; degenerative diseases; sports injuries; and hip and knee problems. In her spare time, Dr. Farris is a private pilot. She enjoys cooking and cycling, loves traveling and golfing. Her approach to golf is admirable: although self-proclaimed herself “the worst golfer you will ever meet,” she continues to golf and finds pleasure in her improvement and humor in her shortcomings.


  • Orthopedic surgeon
  • Sport Medicine
  • Shoulder – Rotator Cuff, Bankarts, SLAPs repair/replacement
  • Knee – ACL, Meniscus, Meniscal root repair, MPFL repair/replacement
  • Hip – Debridement and Labral Repair/replacement
  • Ankle – Debridement, Bone Spur Removal.
  • superior capsular reconstruction

Insurances accepted

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • UHC
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • PHCS
  • Self-Pay / Cash, Debit, Credit