Dr. Xinning Li

Meet Dr. Li


Sports Medicine ∣ Shoulder Surgery ∣ Cartilage Restoration

Dr. Xinning Li, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Boston University School of Medicine and Team Physician for the Boston University athletics, has a strong clinical interest in both Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery.

  • Dual Fellowship Trained in Both Sports Medicine and Advanced Shoulder Reconstruction Surgery
  • Advanced Arthroscopic and Minimal Invasive Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Techniques
  • Specialist in Complex Shoulder and Knee Reconstruction
  • Primary and Revision Shoulder Replacement
  • Muscle / Tendon Transfers for Scapular Winging and Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Advanced Cartilage Restoration Techniques
  • Team Physician for the Boston University Terriers
  • Published over 150 Scientific Articles and given over 300 Presentations at Orthopedic Meetings
  • Editorial Board Member of Several Peer-reviewed Orthopedic Journals
  • Active Member of the AOSSM, ASES, AANA, AAOS, and ORS
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  • american-shoulder-and-elbow-surgeons
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  • easter-orthopaedic-association
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Recent News
  • Peer-Reviewed Publications
    Peer-Reviewed Publications

    Li X, Li C, Penvose I, Curry E. Socioeconomic status and outcomes in orthopedic surgery. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

    Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
    Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

    AOA Emerging Leader Newsletter Editorial Council (Li X, Bitterman A, Bruggers JL, Hosseinzadeh P). Leadership Lessons learned.

  • Peer-Reviewed Publications
    Peer-Reviewed Publications two

    Kingston K, Galvin J, Curry E, Li X. Epidemiology and predictors of surgery of adhesive capsulitis in a large urban tertiary medical center.

    Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
    Non-Peer Reviewed Publications two

    Li X. Commentary on an article by Rebecca L. Johnson, MD, et al: “Continuous posterior lumbar plexus nerve block versus

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