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Kaixuan Liu, MD, PhD
Chief Surgeon
Atlantic Spinal Care
Edison, NJ

About Kaixuan Liu, MD, PhD

Dr. Liu is a leader in endoscopic spine surgery, which has bridged the gap between interventional pain management and traditional spine surgery. He has substantial experience in this rapidly developing field, specializing in treatments for disc herniation, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, failed neck or back surgery, and many other diseases and conditions in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. His reputation has attracted patients from all over the United States and other parts of the world.

After earning his medical degree and PhD, Dr. Liu received four years of resident training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Beijing Medical University, the most prestigious medical school in China. After fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at the Advanced Orthopedics of South Florida, Dr. Liu founded Atlantic Spinal Care, LLC, in Edison, New Jersey.

Dr. Liu's devotion to high-quality patient care and deep involvement in technology advancement has propelled Atlantic Spinal Care to the list of top centers for endoscopic spine surgery in America. Dr. Liu also co-founded the Advanced Spine Surgery Center, a world-class innovative spinal surgery center, in Union, New Jersey. Currently, he is a visiting associate professor in the Department of Orthopedics, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, China. The West China Hospital is ranked among top 10 "Best Hospitals" in China. Dr. Liu is also a consulting director for the Center of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, the 2nd Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, China.

As a renowned physician scientist, Dr. Liu is frequently invited to speak at national and international conferences. In 1990, International Union Against Cancer, headquartered in Switzerland, bestowed an award to Dr. Liu in recognizing his outstanding medical research.


  • International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery 
  • International Intradiscal Therapy Society (IITS)
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) 
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
  • Spinal Foundations in England

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