Dr. Robert R. Scheinberg is regarded as a leader and authority in the field of sports medicine. He treats athletes whose levels range from professional and collegiate to high school and recreational. As a team physician for the United States Ski Team and multiple local high schools, he has a special interest in sports-related injuries, arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the knees, shoulder, elbow and hip.
Elected by his peers as one of the best doctors in Dallas, Texas Superdocs, and Best Doctors in America, Dr. Scheinberg has been board-certified in orthopaedic surgery since 1995. He is a past president of the Texas Society for Sports Medicine and an honorary member of the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association.
Teaching remains one of Dr. Scheinberg’s interests. He is a clinical assistant professor at UT Southwestern Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. The author of numerous papers and book chapters, he has presented and lectured at national and international conferences. Dr. Scheinberg has developed innovative orthopaedic implants and techniques which are widely used by sports medicine surgeons around the world.
Recognized as one of the nation’s most experienced hip arthroscopic surgeons, he teaches and lectures in the US and abroad to fellow orthopedists about his techniques.
Dr. Scheinberg enjoys golf, skiing, running and fitness training with his family which includes his wife; Deon, a physical therapist and former Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader; his twins, Blake and Layne; and 2 Great Danes.
Jason LaFon MS, PA-C is a new provider at Texas Orthopedic Associates. He has over 9 years of experience in orthopedic foot and ankle injuries such as fracture care, sprains, sport-related injuries, and overuse syndromes. Additionally, he has experience as a surgical assistant as well as post-operative care in total joint replacement such as hip, knee, and ankle in addition to common injuries associated with general orthopedics. A Texas native, he has a Bachelors of Science in Zoology with Chemistry minor from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.
In preparation course work for physician assistant school, he was on the Dean’s List at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Colorado. He received his Masters of Physician Assistant Science from the University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan, one of the oldest programs in the nation. After graduation, he received special recognition by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) for achievements in and knowledge of surgery. He is a member of the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Mr. LaFon is the official orthopedic PA (and coach) of the Storm, All-Stars, and Butterflies soccer teams.
Board Certified In Family Practice since October 2003
Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine from American
College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and AOASM
President’s Scholar, University of Oklahoma
President, Golden Key National Honor Society, University of Oklahoma
Class President, Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Vice President, Sports Medicine Club
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma; 1991 -1995
Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tulsa, Oklahoma; 1996 – 2000
Degree: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Tulsa Regional Medical Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma; 2000 – 2001
Tulsa Regional Medical Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma; 2001 -2003
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; 2003 – 2005