Michael J. Champine, M.D. is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in adult reconstructive surgery. This area of expertise includes total knee replacement and total hip replacement. Dr. Champine has specialized training and expertise in the most up to date techniques, such as minimally invasive hip replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement, 2-incision hip replacement, quad-sparing knee replacement, partial knee replacement, and computer-assisted surgery. In addition, he has considerable experience with the most current implant technologies, such as metal-on-metal hip replacement, hip resurfacing, ceramic hip replacement, and rotating platform knee replacements.
Dr. Champine grew up in a close-knit family in South Texas. His work ethic and values were instilled from his parents, a plumber and a schoolteacher. As a youth, he was active in sports, school, and church. He graduated high school as the valedictorian of his class while earning all-district honors in basketball and baseball. He completed his undergraduate work at Texas A&M University. He received his medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 1988, where he graduated first in his class and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He then completed his residency training at Parkland Memorial Hospital and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 1993. Dr. Champine’s fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery under Dr. Jerome Wiedel was at The University of Colorado Health Science Center in Denver, Colorado, where he served as an Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery in 1994. He was also an attending physician at the Denver Veteran’s Administration Hospital. Dr. Champine is currently an Associate Clinical Professor at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and an Assistant Clinical Professor at The University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth.
Dr. Champine is married to a radiologist and they have two young children. He enjoys watching, coaching, and playing all sports as well as enjoying life on Cedar Creek Lake.