Welcome to The Orthopedic Institute of North Texas

We are the Orthopedic Institute of North Texas (OINT), and we are a leader in excellent, compassionate, full-service, patient-focused orthopedic surgery in North Texas.

Proudly, our expert team of orthopedic surgical specialists is highly trained, distinctly experienced, and deeply dedicated to relieving your pain, improving your quality of life, and getting you back on your feet.

With offices conveniently in Frisco, Flower Mound, and Sherman, new offices coming soon to Dallas, and Southlake, plus numerous satisfied patients, we’re here to keep North Texas moving ‐ let us do the same for you!

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Areas Served in North Texas

  • Frisco
  • Flower Mound
  • Sherman
  • Dallas
  • Southlake
  • Farmers Branch
  • Lewisville
  • Coppell
  • Denton
  • Irving
  • Fort Worth
  • Plano
  • Allen
  • McKinney
  • Prosper
  • Garland
  • Addison
  • Richardson
  • Grapevine
  • Grand Prairie

SPECIALTIES Specialties offered at the Orthopedic Institute of North Texas (OINT)

At OINT, our orthopedic specialists are proud to offer a comprehensive line of the highest-quality, patient-centered surgical care that is simply second to none.

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Meet Our Orthopedic Surgeons

Our highly educated, fellowship-trained surgeons are committed to providing you the compassionate, expert care you deserve, so you can get the most out of life.

  • Dr Justin M Kane MD Orthopedic Surgeon

    Justin M. Kane, M.D.Foot & Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon

    Orthopedic  Surgery Board Certified LivingWell TopDoc 2020 THe Best 2021

    Dr. Kane specializes in foot and ankle problems ranging from bunions and hammertoes to complex reconstructive procedures and limb salvage surgeries. He sees patients from all over the world at the locations in Frisco and Farmers Branch, Texas.

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  • Vikas Patel, M.D. Orthopedic Surgeon

    Vikas Patel, M.D.Hand & Wrist | Shoulder & Elbow Orthopedic Surgeon

    Dr. Patel specializes in shoulder and elbow issues, with expertise in wrist and hand surgery. He treats both several conditions including shoulder and elbow arthritis, rotator cuff tears, labral tears, upper extremity fractures, carpal tunnel, hand and wrist arthritis, and trigger finger. He specializes in both anatomic and reverse shoulder replacements

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  • Leroy Butler, D.O. Orthopedic Surgeon

    Leroy Butler, D.O.Foot & Ankle Orthopedic Surgeon

    THe Best 2027

    Dr. Butler specializes in Total Ankle Replacement (TAR), arthritis and deformity correction, PARS Achilles repair, lateral ankle instability, foot and ankle cartilage injuries, trauma, 4-D DynaBunion ...

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  • Christopher A. Kowalski, M.D. Spine Surgeon

    Christopher A. Kowalski, M.D.Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

    Dr. Kowalski brings his expertise in cervical, thoracic, and lumbar problems ranging from disc herniations to complex spinal deformity correction surgeries. He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, lumbar spinal stenosis, cervical myelopathy/radiculopathy, revision spinal surgery.

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  • Michael McHugh, M.D.

    Michael McHugh, M.D.Hip & Knee Orthopedic Surgeon

    Dr. McHugh specializes in a wide array of hip and knee surgeries including total joint replacement, minimally invasive hip and knee surgery, robotic hip and knee surgery, the treatment of hip dysplasia in adolescents and adults, complex revision surgeries, as well as hip preservation.

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  • Bryce Clinger, M.D.

    Bryce Clinger, M.D.Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon

    Dr. Clinger specializes on open and arthroscopic shoulder surgery, shoulder arthroplasty, hip arthroscopy, abductor and hamstring repair, knee ligament reconstruction, meniscus repair, cartilage transplant, patella stabilization and lower extremity deformity correction.

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Nothing means more to us than improving patients' lives, one orthopedic need at a time.

Meet the people of North Texas we’re proud to call our patients.

  • Saw Dr Kowalski for my fractured clavicle, even though he does not do clavicle’s he still took the time to take another X-Ray to see the extent of the fracture. He then got me to Dr Patel who is taking. Care of me. Excellent Dr. Very kind and he listens and is caring. This is a wonderful friendly caring office. All of the staff are wonderful.- PatientSource: Google

  • Great service, not too much wait time was very quick.
    The staff is great and are taking care of the short term disability paperwork efficiently.- PatientSource: Google

  • Very friendly and polite. He listens to you and gives you the best advise based on previous experiences with others. I would tell anyone to go to him. Good doctor to travel too. They have other doctors in the office but. Dr. Kowalski is my favorite. He runs all the test on you, before he does any surgery even if you want him to skip those processes. But when they are done he has all that he needs to proceed on your behalf for surgery to do it the right way the first time.- PatientSource: Google

  • I thought Dr. Kowalski was great. He explained my options very clearly, which allowed me to make my decision on how to proceed. I was impressed with the time spent and the clarity of my various options.- PatientSource: Google

  • Very impressed with this Orthopedic office. It only took 2 days to get an appointment. Minimal wait time in the waiting room and the exam room. I totally appreciate that all staff members introduced themselves, wore name tags, explained their roll in the office and exactly what they doing. Constantly providing educational opportunities is another plus. Everyone cared about me and my husband. Looking forward to my follow-up visit next week.- PatientSource: Google

  • Debuted is too the point, gives you time to heal.. His nurse Jamie is awesome.. very nice & does what she says she will do.- PatientSource: Google

  • Dr Butler is a kind and patient man. He listened to my complaints about my knee and we are in the process of determining my best course of action.- PatientSource: Google

  • Very good experience. Prompt, professional and pleasant. This office is very friendly. I am very comfortable there.- PatientSource: Google

  • Dr. Butler and his team did such an amazing job they took very good care of me.- PatientSource: Google

  • Dr. Butler was great he was on time he was professional. He spent a lot of time with me explaining things. He listened to me which is unusual in some doctors.- PatientSource: Google

  • My experience with Dr Butler was wonderful and positive he is very knowledgeable answered all my questions and put me at ease and he will definitely let him operate on my other bunion.brief i am very pleased and appreciative to be well taken care of. Thank you Dr Butler.- PatientSource: Google

  • I feel so pleased that I can see Dr. Butler now to get knee gel done on both knees. I can feel the difference in just one day.- PatientSource: Google

  • Love Dr. Butler. He clearly knows his stuff. He has a great sense of humor. His staff is great. Completely trust him with my care.- PatientSource: Google

  • Dr. Butler was very nice, thorough, and professional. Took extra steps to ensure a proper diagnosis for my ankle pain.- PatientSource: Google