Dr. Fairfax is a Rheumatologist in private practice in the State of Arizona since
1987. Dr. Fairfax earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Northeast Missouri State
University in 1973, and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree from Kirksville
College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1977. From 1978 until 1985, Dr. Fairfax served
our country as a General Medical Officer in the United States Navy. From 1978 through
1980 he was a member of the staff for Internal Medicine for the Naval Hospital in
San Diego. From 1983 to 1985, Dr. Fairfax was a member of the staff of Internal Medicine
with the Naval Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. Having completed his military
service in 1985, Dr. Fairfax returned to St. Louis and served his Fellowship of Rheumatology
with the St. Louis University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine,
Division of Rheumatology, until 1987.
Dr. Fairfax has been involved in a great many research trials for many major pharmaceutical
companies specializing in medications for Arthritis. He held a Staff Appointment
for E.W. Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan as the Chairman for the Infection
Many awards have been presented to Dr. Fairfax over the years such as Outstanding
Educator at Mesa General Hospital, a TOP DOC award, the Distinguished Public Service
Award by the Lansing Arthritis Association, an Active Teaching Certificate for the
American Academy of Family Practice and a Fellowship Research Grant from the St.
Louis University School of Medicine. He is a Fellow Member with the American College
of Rheumatology and a Member of the American Osteopathic Association.