Meet Your Team

Leonard K. Kibuule, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. Kibuule joined Spine Team Texas as a fellowship-trained, board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in spinal injuries and disorders.

With outstanding credentials and medical training at renowned institutions, Dr. Kibuule is a distinguished addition to Spine Team Texas. He is specially trained on the minimally invasive approach to spine surgery and has a special interest and extensive experience in the treatment of adult scoliosis and spinal deformities.

During his medical training, Dr. Kibuule participated in numerous research projects and has written papers and book chapters pertaining to low back pain in adolescent patients, lumbar spinal stenosis, cervical disc arthroplasty, and surgical approaches to the thoracic spine.

In addition, he has shared his surgical expertise at local, regional and national presentations, including the University of Nebraska Medical Center, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Mid-America Orthopedic Association and American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Dr. Kibuule is the recipient of many honors and distinctions, including being named UT Southwestern Medical School’s candidate for the National Medical Foundation Award. He was recently named one of D Magazine’s “Best Doctors” in the specialty of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Kibuule is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedics and is a member of the North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. An avid athlete, Dr. Kibuule enjoys skiing, biking, hiking and traveling the world. He has lived in Texas for over 10 years and currently resides in North Texas. Prior to pursuing a career in medicine, Dr. Kibuule received an engineering degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Professional Qualifications

Board Certifications

General Orthopaedics
The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine
University of Texas; Dallas, TX


Residency in Orthopaedics
University of Nebraska/Creighton University; Omaha, NE
Fellowship in Orthopaedic Spine Surgery
William Beaumont Hospital; Royal Oak, MI