Spine Surgeon in San Antonio, TX
Innovative Spine and Orthopedic Clinic
Dr. Liu is an adult and pediatric orthopedic spine surgeon who has extensive experience specializing in the delicate science of spine surgery. He completed his fellowship training at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and the prestigious Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). Dr. Hongbo Liu’s clinical interests include herniated discs, degenerative spine disorders, minimally invasive spine surgeries, pediatric spinal deformity, and osteoporosis-related vertebral compression fracture.
Dr. Liu received multiple awards during his academic training. He was granted the 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 spondylolisthesis in the pediatric patient. Dr. Liu has published articles in multiple orthopedic and spine peer-reviewed journals and a textbook 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 play basketball and enjoys spending time with his family. He also loves reading, traveling, and exploring different cultures.