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Dr. Javier LaFontaine, D.P.M.

Podiatrist, Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Professor - Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center

In practice since 1996


Personal and Professional Bio

Javier La Fontaine, D.P.M., M.S., is an expert at healing wounds of the lower extremities. His forte is limb salvage through innovative medical and surgical treatments. This includes providing groundbreaking options to patients with diabetes, who’ve been told an amputation is the only solution to resolve their lower extremity wounds.

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Areas of Interest

Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery, General and Complex Fracture Repair, Diabetic Limb Salvage, Diabetes-Related Foot Conditions, Complete Bunion and Hammertoe Correction


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UT Southwestern Medical Center

Dr. Javier LaFontaine, D.P.M.

1801 Inwood Rd.
Dallas, TX - 75390

(214) 648-2132

Hospital Affiliations

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Accepted Insurance

UT Southwestern Medical Center accepts most major insurance plans. But please note that not all UT Southwestern faculty providers participate in all plans. Please contact the UT Southwestern clinical practice or hospital where you wish to be scheduled to verify that they accept your plan.


Bachelors Degree
Xavier University - Bachelor of Science in Biology

Masters Degree
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio - Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (Biomedical Sciences)

Medical School
Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine - Doctor of Podiatric Medicine - 1995

Podiatric Medicine & Surgery - University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio - 1995

Board Certifications

Board Certified in Foot Surgery (ABFAS)

Board Certified in Reconstructive and Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS)





Medical Publications/Articles, Presentations, Research

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