Dr. Slater is originally from American Fork, Utah and was a three-sport athlete in high school. He attended Brigham Young University on a football scholarship and played wide-receiver for the Cougars. He then received his medical degree from the University of Toledo and completed a residency in Family Medicine at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Slater completed his sports medicine fellowship at the University of Notre Dame where he gained experience treating athletes from the professional level to youth sports. He is trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound and performs ultrasound-guided injections and other procedures including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and Tenex microtenotomy.