Li Zhao, MD, PhD

Contact Information

  • Name: Li Zhao
  • Degree: MD, PhD
  • Title / Position: Professor and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Place of Employment / Office Name: Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Xin-Hua Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
  • Street Address: No.1665 Kongjiang Road
  • City: Shanghai
  • State/Province: Yangpu District
  • Zip/Postal code: 200092
  • Country: China
  • Office phone number: 86-21-25078471
  • Office fax number: 86-21-25078471
  • Medical or Surgical Specialty: Pediatric Orthopaedics

Professional Education and Memberships

  • Medical School: The Fourth Military Medical University
  • Residency: The Fourth Military Medical University
  • Fellowship training:

    Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Oxford

  • Certifications:

    Chinese Medical Association

  • Society Memberships (list up to four only):

    Member of the Chinese Orthopaedic Association (COA)

    Chinese Society of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (CAOS);

    Society of Rehabilitation of Trunk and Limb Disability, affiliated to China Association of Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons(CARD);

    Corresponding member in the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA)

  • Specific training in hip dysplasia:

    Training Courses of Orthopaedic Surgery in Xi-Jing Hospital, Xi’an, China

    Training Courses of Pediatric Orthopaedics in Xin-Hua Hospital, Shanghai, China

    Instructional Courses and Workshops of Hip Preservation Surgery in No. 304 Hospital, Beijing, China

    St. Louis Hip Skills Course: Hip Arthroscopy and Preservation Procedures/ A hands-on-cadaver workshop, January 31st-February 1st 2014, St. Louis, Missouri, USA

  • Academic contributions for DDH research or education including publications:


    1.    Instructional Course of Hip Disorders in Children, Chairman, Organizing Committee and Course Faculty, Shanghai, China, August 2007

    2. Instructional Course of Hip Disorders in Children, Chairman, Organizing Committee and Course Faculty, Shanghai, China, September 2008

    3.      Instructional Course of Hip Disorders in Children, Course Faculty, Yinchuan, China, September 2012

    4.         Instructional Course of Hip Sonography, co-Chair, Organizing Committee, Beijing, China, August 2013

    5.          Instructional Course of Bone and Joint Disorders in Children and Adolescents, Chairman, Organizing Committee and Course Faculty, Luzhou, China, June 2013

    6.      1st Annual Musculoskeletal Update Conference for Primary Care Providers, Course Faculty, Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC), Charleston, West Virginia,USA, October, 2013

    7.       Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, Course Faculty, Grande Hospital International, Kathmandu, Nepal, September, 2013

    8.  Instructional Course of Bone and Joint Disorders in Children and Adolescents, Chairman, Organizing Committee and Course Faculty, Xi’an, China, July 2014


    1.  Li H, Zhao L, Huang L, Kuo KN. Delayed Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis After Treatment of Femoral Neck Fracture in Children. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2014 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print]

    2.        Dahang Zhao, Weiwei Rao, Li Zhao (Corresponding author), Jianlin Liu, Yaqing Chen, Pinquan Shen, Qing Du, Luan Li. Is it worthwhile to screen the hip in infants born with clubfeet. International Orthopaedics(SICOT)2013;37 (12):2415-2420

    3.       Hu Linglong, Wang Chao, Zhao Li (Corresponding author), Li Hai, Shen Pinquan, Cai Qixun, Chen Qiu. Management of developmental dysplasia of the hip by conservative regimen: A follow-up study on the incidence of avascular necrosis (AVN) of femoral head. Orthopaedic Journal of China 2013;21(3):233-237

    4.  L Zhao, MQ Li, XT Sun, ZS Ma, G Guo, YT Huang. Congenital lumbosacral limb duplication: A case report. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2006;14(2):187-91

    5.       Li Zhao, Diana-Yue Zhao, Zhe Wang, Liang Zhao, Jin-Song Zhang, Yi Huan and Ming-Quan Li. 3D-CT for skeletal abnormality in developmental dislocation of the hip with a particular reference to surgical indications. World J Pediatr 2006;2(2):125-132

  • Optional Personal Statement: We launched the project of neonatal hip screening using Graf method of hip sonography in Shanghai Municipal Healthcare program since 2012

Practice Information

  • Age groups you are accepting new hip dysplasia patients: Infants and children, Adolescents
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