OrthoTexas would like to introduce our newest physician, Dr. Leroy Butler,
to our practice.
Leroy Butler, DO, is an orthopedic surgeon who is subspecialty trained
in foot and ankle surgery. His practice includes arthroscopic and reconstructive
surgeries, as well as general orthopedics including sports injuries and
fracture care. In addition, he has vast experience in regenerative medicine
procedures of the foot and ankle including platelet rich plasma (PRP)
and bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC).
Dr. Butler is originally from Connecticut but grew up in Winston-Salem,
North Carolina. After Dr. Butler received his Bachelor of Science in Biology
from Davidson College, where he played Division I men’s tennis,
he worked as an associate research scientist for GlaxoSmithKline. He then
attended Lincoln Memorial University – DeBusk College of Osteopathic
Medicine in Harrogate, Tennessee, where he completed his doctoral degree.
Dr. Butler completed a one-year surgical internship in orthopedic surgery
with Wellmont Health Systems at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport,
Tennessee. He then completed his residency training with the Wellmont
Orthopedic Residency Program where he contributed to a variety of research
such as pediatric Lisfranc trauma, complications of retained hardware,
and case reports. To pursue his interest in foot and ankle surgery, Dr.
Butler completed a Foot and Ankle Fellowship at Desert Orthopaedic Center
in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he trained under the direction of Dr. Troy
Watson. During his fellowship, he also served as an adjunct consultant
for high schools, UNLV athletes, NFL, Cirque de Soleil, and multiple Las
Dr. Butler enjoys exploring Dallas Fort Worth and travels globally with
his wife, Kathryn. In his free time, he loves playing tennis, working
out, participating in and attending sporting events, and spending time
with friends and family.
- Fellowship: Las Vegas Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Las Vegas, NV
- Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Wellmont Health Systems, TN
- Internship: Orthopedic Surgery, Wellmont Health Systems, TN
- Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic
Medicine, Kingsport, TN