George LeBus, MD
Orthopaedic Shoulder Surgeon & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon located in Fort Worth, TX & Weatherford, TX
George LeBus, MD is a highly regarded orthopaedic shoulder and sports medicine surgeon in Fort Worth, Texas. His background and training allow him to treat a wide range of conditions affecting athletes and patients of all ages with both nonsurgical and surgical techniques. He has specific expertise in restorative and reconstructive procedures of the shoulder as well as the knee and in the treatment of sports-related conditions and fractures. His participation in multiple sports throughout his life and his own subscription to an active lifestyle have ingrained in him a dedication to athletes and patients afflicted with musculoskeletal injury. He has also been recognized as a “Rising Star” and “Top Doctor” in the state of Texas.
Born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, Dr. LeBus attended Fort Worth Country Day where he was recognized as valedictorian and a United States Presidential Scholar, an award granted to the most distinguished high school seniors in the nation. He then pursued his undergraduate studies at Harvard University where he played football and was a member of the 2001 undefeated Ivy League championship team. Following his undergraduate degree, Dr. LeBus returned home to Texas for medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas where he earned the distinction of the first individual to receive the two highest honors bestowed upon a graduate. He earned both the Iatros award, a peer-voted honor to recognize excellence in patient care and teamwork, and the Ho Din Award, the most prestigious recognition for a graduate who exemplifies the personal qualities embodied in the physician – knowledge, understanding, and compassion.
Dr. LeBus then completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee and his fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at the internationally renowned Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado. This specialized training gave him the opportunity to refine his surgical techniques with world-expert physicians and care for patients and athletes of all ages and skill levels, including Olympians and professional athletes from the NFL, NHL, MLB, and NBA. His research pursuits during his time earned him the Steadman Clinic Fellow Award for Outstanding Research.
Dr. LeBus is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Shoulder and Elbow Society. He is also a proud Texan and native of Fort Worth and a member of the Texas Medical Association and Tarrant County Medical Society. He has published numerous book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals on a variety of topics which have been presented at multiple national and international meetings. He continues to contribute to the care of athletes of all ages and skill levels serving as team physician for various athletic programs as well as the United States Ski and Snowboard Association. Dr. LeBus lives in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife and two children. He prides himself on his commitment to his community, excellent communication, personal care, and a strong desire to improve the lives of those around him.