Dr. Lebus is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine. He has published numerous book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals on a variety of topics ranging from osteoporosis in orthopedic trauma patients, malunions of humeral fractures, complex techniques in hip, knee and shoulder surgery, outcomes following arthroscopic hip surgery, and more. He continues to contribute to the care of athletes of all ages and skill levels serving as team physician for various high school athletic programs as well as the
George Lebus, M.D., specializes in orthopedic sports medicine and trauma with an emphasis on the arthroscopic and open treatment of hip, knee and shoulder conditions, as well as complex fractures and musculoskeletal injuries. His participation in multiple sports throughout his life, including playing college football while attending Harvard University, has ingrained in him a dedication to athletes and patients afflicted with musculoskeletal injury in general.
Following his undergraduate degree, he returned to his home in Texas for medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. Dr. Lebus was 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 completed his general surgery internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He went on to complete his fellowship training in sports medicine at Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, Colorado. Dr. Lebus had the opportunity to refine his surgical techniques by caring for athletes of all ages and skill levels, including Olympians and professional athletes from the NFL, NHL, MLB, and NBA. Additionally, he was honored with the Steadman Clinic Fellow Award for Outstanding Research.