Champine-CV

Certification

Board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery  since 1996

Honors

D Magazine, “Best Doctors in Dallas” 2001 – Present
Texas Monthly “Super Doctors” 2005 – Present
Valedictorian, University of Texas Health Science Center;  San Antonio, Texas (Medical School) 1988
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Medical Honor Society – 1987 as a junior student
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society – 1983
Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society – 1983
Valedictorian – Richard King High School – 1980
Runner-up, South Texas Athlete of the Year – 1980
All-District Basketball Team – 1979-1980
All-District Baseball Team 1979-1980
National Honor Society – 1979-1980

Training

Undergraduate
Texas A&M University; College Station, Texas  – 1980-1984
Degree: None

Graduate
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas  -1984-1988
Degree:  Doctor of Medicine

Internship
General Surgery:  University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; Dallas, Texas – 1988-1989

Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery:  University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; Dallas, Texas  – 1989-1993

Fellowship
Orthopaedic Surgery, Adult Reconstruction:  The University of Colorado Health Science Center; Denver, Colorado – 1993-1994


Walter-CV

Certification

Board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery since 2000

Honors

5-A All-Conference Football; 1986
Valedictorian, Jenks High School, Tulsa, Oklahoma; 1987
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Fleming Scholar, Stanford University; 1987
Stanford Freshman Crew, Stanford University; 1987 – 1988
Stanford Lacrosse – Varsity – Letterman, Stanford University; 1988 – 1991
Letter of Commendation – Biology, Stanford University; 1989
President, Phi Delta Theta, Stanford University; 1990
James P. Devere Scholarship, Stanford University; 1990 – 1991
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Grant – Stanford University; 1990 – 1991
BioBridge Student Advisor, Stanford University; 1990 – 1991
Graduate with Distinction, Stanford University; 1991
Order of Omega, Stanford University; 1991
Washington University Summer Research Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri; 1992
Letter of Commendation – Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine; 1992
Top Third of Class, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri; 1995

Training

Undergraduate
Stanford University, Stanford, California; 1987 – 1991
Degree:  Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences

Graduate
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri; 1991 – 1995;
Degree:  Doctor of Medicine

Internship
General Surgery – University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas; 1995 – 1996

Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery – University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas; 1996 – 2000

Fellowship
Sports Medicine – American Sports Medicine Institute – James Andrews, M.D. and William Clancy, M.D., Birmingham, Alabama; 2000 – 2001


Racanelli-CV

Certification

Board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery since 1995

Honors

Team Physician, World Cup USA 1994 Soccer;
Cotton Bowl – Dallas, Texas
Team Physician, Jesuit High School – Dallas, Texas
D Magazine “Best Doctors in Dallas” – 2001 –  Present
Texas Monthly Magazine “Super Doctors” – 2005 – Present

Training

Undergraduate
University of Southern California; Los Angeles, California; 1972 – 1976
Degree:  Bachelors of Arts Physical Education

Graduate
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; Dallas, Texas; 1983 – 1987
Degree:  Doctor of Medicine

Internship
General Surgery  – Parkland Memorial Hospital; Dallas, Texas; 1987 – 1988

Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery – Parkland Memorial Hospital; Dallas, Texas; 1988 – 1992

Fellowship
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine – Lake Charles Memorial Hospital; Lake Charles, Louisiana; 1992 – 1993


Montgomery-CV

Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery since 1984

Honors

25 Great Physicians in Texas by Becker’s Meridian Surgical Partners 2011
70 Top Knee Surgeons in America by Becker’s ASC Review 2011
Charles Reinert Teaching Award; 2010
The Pete Matsen Award for Teaching Excellence; 1999 and 2005
Physician for the US Delegation for the United States Olympic Team, Athens, Greece; 2004
Vice Chairman of Sports Medicine United States Olympic Committee; 1992 – 2001
Coordinating Physician Pan American Games, Buenos Aires, Argentina; 1995
National Athletic Trainers Association President’s Challenge Award; 1994
Membership to the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association; 1994
Physician of the Year 1994; Southwest Athletic Trainers Association
Texas Medical Association’s Committee on Sports Medicine; 1993-1996
Head Physician, 1992 Olympics Games, Barcelona; Spain
United States Olympic Committee; 1988 – 2001
Attending Physician – Alpine Skiing, Winter Olympics Calgary; 1988
Head Physician, Olympic Sports Festival; 1987
President, Texas Sports Medicine Society; 1986-1987
Team Physician – Soccer, Olympic Sports Festival; 1986
Team Physician – Ice Hockey, Olympic Sports Festival; 1985
Attending Physician, Olympic Training Center; 1983

Training

Undergraduate
Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX; 1969 – 1973
Degree – Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Graduate
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX; 1973 – 1977
Degree – Doctor of Medicine

Internship
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Affiliated Hospitals, Dallas, TX; 1977 – 1978
General Surgery

Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Affiliated Hospitals, Dallas, TX; 1978 – 1982
Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship
Jack McDaniel A-O Scholarship, Chur-Basel, Switzerland; 1982
Orthopedic Surgery and Trauma

Fellowship
Richard Steadman, Barton Memorial Hospital, Lake Tahoe, CA; 1983
Sports Medicine and Surgery of the Knee


Early-CV

Certification

Board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery since 1996

Honors

R. Wofford Cain Distinguished Chair in Bone and Joint Disease Research; 1996 – 2004
Consultant Reviewer:  Journal Bone and Joint Surgery, American; 2001 – Present
Oral board Examiner:  American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery; 2004
Clinical Professor Orthopaedic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center; 2004 – Present
Consultant Reviewer:  Foot and Ankle International; 2004 – Present
Consultant Reviewer:  Journal Orthopaedic Trauma; 2004 – Present
Consultant Reviewer:  Journal of the AAOS; 2005 – Present

Training

Undergraduate
Princeton University; Princeton, New Jersey; 1977 – 1981
Degree:  B.S.E. (Chemical Engineering)

Graduate
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; Dallas, Texas; 1983 – 1987
Degree:  Doctor of Medicine

Internship
General Surgery – Pennsylvania Hospital; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 1987 – 1988

Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Dallas, Texas; 1988 – 1992

Fellowship
Foot and Ankle Surgery – University of Washington Harborview Medical Center; Seattle, Washington; 1993 – 1994


Sterling-CV

Certification

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; 1999; recertified 2009
American Board of Preventive Medicine / Public Health; 1994
Certified Impact Concussion Physician

Honors

United States Olympic Festival, Colorado Springs, CO; 1995
US Team Physician, 1996 Paralympics, Atlanta, Georgia
US Team Physician, 1998 Winter Olympics, Nagano, Japan
Head Physician – 2000 Paralympics, Sydney, Australia
Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine
Fellow, American Academy of PM&R

Training

Undergraduate
Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX; 1975-1978
Degree – Bachelor of Science, Chemistry/Biology

Graduate
Texas A&M University; 1986-1987
Degree – Master of Science, Physical Education
Exercise Science/Physiology

Medical School
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; 1978-1982
Degree – Doctor of Medicine

Internship – General Surgery
University of Texas Teaching Hospitals, San Antonio, TX; 1982-1983
General Surgery

Residency
Parkland Memorial Hospital, UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX; 1995 – 1997
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Payne-CV

Certification

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery in 1987

Training

Undergraduate
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX; 1969 – 1974
Degree – Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

Graduate
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 1975 – 1979
Degree – Doctor of Medicine

Research Training
Division of Cardiology Basic Science
Research Laboratory, Exercise Physiology, Southwestern Medical School May 1974 – September 1975
Laboratory for the Theory of Gymnastics, August Krogh Institute Copenhagen, Denmark June 1975 – August 1976

Internship
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Affiliated Hospitals Dallas, TX; 1979 – 1980
General Surgery

Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Affiliated Hospitals Dallas, TX; 1980 – 1984
Orthopedic Surgery

Elective Rotation
Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich, England; 1983
Orthopedic Surgery

Fellowship
Sports Medicine and Surgery of the Knee, Richard Steadman, Barton Memorial Hospital, Lake Tahoe, CA; 1984
Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Salt Lake Knee and Sports Medicine Clinic, Salt Lake City, UT 1984 – 1985


Steven J. Thornton, M.D.

Dr. Steven Thornton is recognized as a leader in the age of minimally invasive surgery. His expertise includes arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, elbow, and hip with an emphasis on advanced arthroscopic techniques.

While attending the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Dr. Thornton was elected to the AOA national honor society and was awarded the Donald Imrie Award for Most Outstanding Performance in Orthopaedic Surgery. After completing his orthopedic surgery residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Thornton was awarded the prestigious Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Fellowship at Cornell University’s Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Dr. Thornton has authored and co-authored scientific articles and book chapters on various sports related topics ranging from elbow ligament reconstruction in throwing athletes to rotator cuff repair and ACL reconstruction, and has presented this information at meetings nationally. In addition, he is a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroscopy and serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at Southwestern Medical Center.

Throughout his career, Dr. Thornton has continued to advance the field of sports medicine and has been elected by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in Dallas in D Magazine. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, the Texas Orthopaedic Association, and numerous other professional organizations.

Outside of his practice, Dr. Thornton enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and playing golf.

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Scott O. Paschal, M.D.

Recognized as a leading authority in sports medicine and in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee and shoulder, Dr. Scott Paschal is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to each and every patient.

Dr. Paschal ranked in the top 2% of his medical school class.  After completing his orthopedic residency at the prestigious UT Southwestern Medical Center in 1987, he was awarded a fellowship in sports medicine.

As a former Texas A&M varsity baseball player, Dr. Paschal combines his personal experience as an athlete with leading-edge medical knowledge.  Upon Dr. Paschal’s election as an honorary member of the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association, the committee stated, “His dedication to athletes elevates him above his peers.”

Among the nation’s most experienced surgeons, Dr. Paschal currently serves as team physician for Highland Park and Dallas Independent School Districts.  He also served as team physician for the US Olympic Ski Team and as the Physician Director of the NATA Board of Certification.

Board certified since 1990, Dr. Paschal is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  He has authored several scientific articles and has lectured nationally.  He has been honored with teaching excellence awards given by orthopedic residents and has been Director of the DFW Athletic Trainers Lecture Series since 1991.

His peers in D Magazine and Texas Monthly have repeatedly honored him as Best Doctor.

Outside of his practice, Dr. Paschal enjoys time with his family, golf, tennis, and photography.

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Maria A. Turnage, M.D.

Dr. Maria Turnage is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a specialty dedicated to the nonsurgical treatment of various orthopedic and neurological disorders.

Since completing her residency at the prestigious Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago in 1994, Dr. Turnage has practiced in both academic and private practice settings.

She practiced in Atlanta, GA for 12 years before relocating back to Texas and joining Texas Orthopaedic Associates in 2006.  While serving as Assistant Clinical Professor at Emory University, Dr. Turnage’s residents twice bestowed her the Teacher of the Year Award.

Dr. Turnage has a special clinical interest in the nonoperative treatment of neck and back pain and electrodiagnostic studies used to diagnose various nerve injuries.

Outside of her practice, Dr. Turnage enjoys working out, tennis, gardening and occasional cooking.

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