Xinhui Liu, MD

Chief of the Department of Orthopaedics, chief physician, and professor and tumor of master candidates at Nanjing Medical University, China

Dr. Liu is the chief of the Department of Orthopaedics, chief physician, and professor and tumor of master candidates at Nanjing Medical University. He is a member of European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (ESSKA). He is the deputy head of the Task Force on Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction under the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (CAOS) and a peer reviewer of Orthopaedic Biomechanics Materials and Clinical Study. He had been trained on artificial joint replacement and Arthroscopic techniques in Germany.

With over 20 years of experiences in orthopaedics, he is particularly skillful in the following surgical procedures: arthroscopic knee, shoulder, ankle, and hip surgeries; artificial joint replacement for hip, knee, ankle, back shoulder, and artificial radial head (in particular, joint replacement for high-flexion and varus knees). He has rich experiences in the diagnosis and treatment of cervical/thoracic/lumbar disc herniation and spinal stenosis. For patients with complex trauma (e.g. spinal fracture accompanied with paraplegia, complex fractures of the pelvis, and acetabulum fracture), he is insightful in performing surgeries via the anterior and posterior approaches. Also, he has accumulated rich experiences in the limb salvage surgery for treatment of bone tumors. He has successfully applied the implantation of human umbilical cord-derived stem cells in treating quadriplegia or paraplegia due to spinal cord injury. He is skillful in the surgical treatment of chronic osteomyelitis. Also, he has a wealth of clinical experiences in operative treatment of congenital limb malformation.

He has been involved in multiple provincial and municipal scientific research projects. As the the principal investigator, he has won one provincial science and technology progress award (third prize) and one provincial medical science and technology progress award (first prize). He has published over 30 scientific articles, among which 4 were in the SCI-indexed journals (as the first author).