Spine Surgeon in San Antonio, TX
Innovative Spine and Orthopedic Clinic
“In my 15 years of practice as an orthopedic and spine surgeon I have learned that the best care is not only to deliver state-of-the-art surgical solutions but also to listen to my patients, respect their participation, and help them decide on the best course of action for their health goals.”
Dr. Hongbo Liu is an orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in both spinal disorders and pediatric orthopedics. He completed his fellowship training at world-renowned Mayo Clinic and the prestigious Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). Dr. Hongbo Liu’s clinical interests include degenerative spine disorders, minimally invasive spine surgeries, pediatric spinal deformity, osteoporosis-related vertebral compression fracture, and spinal trauma.
Dr. Liu received multiple awards during his academic training. He was granted the Japan-China Sasakawa Medical Fellowship and worked as a research fellow at Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine in Osaka, Japan. He received the 5th Annual International Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium Scholarship. He was recognized as an AO Spine North America fellow from 2010-2011. He also received a research grant from the Scoliosis Research Society related to regional and national trends in the surgical treatment of spondylolysis and spondyolisthesis in the pediatric patient. Dr. Liu has published articles in multiple orthopedic and spine peer-reviewed journals and a text book chapter on spine surgery techniques. He has presented his research at national and international spine and orthopedic meetings.
Dr. Liu’s clinical and academic training experiences have cultivated a healthy drive towards the pursuit of knowledge, attention to detail, critical thinking, and evidence-based practice. Dr. Liu treats patients not only by surgical methods but from a holistic approach. Dr. Liu believes in quality and excellence and provides individualized care to each of his patients.
In his spare time, Dr. Liu likes to watch basketball games and enjoys spending time with his family. He also loves reading, traveling and exploring new cultures.
Patient ReviewsPatient Testimonial 2018-12-05
Dr. Liu and his team are very thorough and conscientious in their care. Dr. Liu is very honest in his approach and gave me reasonable expectations for after the surgery. I have been treated with compassion and I am excited to see changes in my day to day life.Patient Testimonial 2018-10-30
Awesome doctorPatient Testimonial 2018-10-29
17 years ago I fell from an aircraft and suffered a spine injury. I have seen many doctors and have had previous procedures. Bottom line, I appreciate and full trust Dr. Liu. Stop living in pain!Patient Testimonial 2018-10-29
Phenomenal care and excellence to detail.Patient Testimonial 2018-07-27
Dr. Liu is very kind and thorough with his patients. He is knowledgable and explains the process and procedures well. I experienced relief with my first steroid injection when they have never worked in the past. He is great!Patient Testimonial 2018-07-27
Very thorough, very thoughtful about my condition and how to help.Patient Testimonial 2018-06-25
Very thorough, very detailed consultationPatient Testimonial 2018-06-19
Very professionalPatient Testimonial 2018-06-18
Great doctor and staff.Patient Testimonial 2018-04-17
Dr and his staff is great. They are very informative and thorough. The staff accommodated all my needs. My pain is gone and I am extremely happy with the whole process. I highly recommend Dr. Liu.Patient Testimonial 2018-04-02
Very friendly staff. Dr. Liu is great at what he does. Girls in office did an amazing job with all the insurance and job related paperwork .... Thanks againPatient Testimonial 2018-04-02
Great doctor Great staffPatient Testimonial 2018-02-27
Could not be more pleased with Dr. Liu. From the moment after surgery until this minute, I have no pain or tingling. Thank you Dr.LiuPatient Testimonial 2018-02-06
Fast friendly servicePatient Testimonial 2018-02-06
Great care!Patient Testimonial 2018-02-06
Very good feedback from dr Liu.Patient Testimonial 2018-02-06
Thank youPatient Testimonial 2018-02-06
Most importantly, loved the doctor. , very well informed, as well as the girls up front, very happy with answersPatient Testimonial 2018-02-06
Thank you!Patient Testimonial 2018-02-05
ThanksPatient Testimonial 2018-02-05
I had speedy service and a thorough consult.Patient Testimonial 2018-02-05
The staff and Doctor are very nice.Patient Testimonial 2018-02-05
Dr Liu and everyone in his office is AMAZING!! They are always so kind and helpful with anything I have needed help with. I cannot say enough wonderful things about these guys!Patient Testimonial 2018-02-05
Absolutly satisfied with dr Liu 's staff Always friendly and concerns .Patient Testimonial 2018-01-31
Friendly and compassionate