G Ying Li, MD
Frederick J Fischer M.D. Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Director, Pediatric Multispecialty Services
Program Associate, Pediatrics Fellowship Director
Orthopaedic Surgery, Section Head
Orthopaedic Surgery, Service Chief
Orthopaedic Surgery
1540 E. Hospital Dr., SPC 4241
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-4241

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G Ying Li, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
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  • About

    Dr. G. Ying Li is an Associate Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan. She completed her undergraduate training at Dartmouth College. She received her medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and graduated with AOA recognition. Dr. Li did her residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She went on to complete a pediatric orthopaedic surgery fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston. She joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in 2011 at the completion of her fellowship. Dr. Li is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Her clinical interests include…

    • Spinal deformity (including scoliosis, kyphosis, and spondylolisthesis)
    • Pediatric orthopaedic trauma

    Dr. Li’s research focus is on pediatric spinal deformity and she has numerous publications on this topic. She is a Principal Researcher and a member of the Research Council of the Pediatric Spine Study Group. Dr. Li is an active member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and the Scoliosis Research Society, and has held leadership positions in both societies. Dr. Li completed the American Orthopaedic Association/University of Southern California APEX Leadership Program from 2020-2021.

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    Qualifications
    • MD
      Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Office of the Registrar PO Box 7207, 2005
    • BA
      Molecular Biology and Genetics, Dartmouth College, Hanover, 2001
    Research Overview

    • Pediatric spinal deformity: early onset scoliosis, scoliosis and patient-reported outcomes, serum and urine titanium levels in early onset scoliosis patients treated with growth-friendly instrumentation
    • Pain control after posterior spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis
    • Pediatric trauma: adolescent clavicle fractures, floating elbow injuries, non-accidental trauma
    • Diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of pediatric musculoskeletal infection

    Recent Publications See All Publications
    • Journal Article
      How do implants overlying the spine influence "The Law of Diminishing Returns" in early-onset scoliosis patients?
      Mitchell SL, Heyer JH, Anari JB, Baldwin KD, Kodali P, Ramo BS, Flynn JM, Fitzgerald R, Truong W, Li Y, Andras L, Brooks J, Cahill PJ. Spine Deform, 2024 May 8; DOI:10.1007/s43390-024-00885-0
      PMID: 38717696
    • Journal Article
      Changes in Fracture Shortening Occur in the First 2 Weeks Following Completely Displaced Adolescent Clavicle Fractures.
      Perkins CA, Nepple JJ, Pang JH, Busch MT, Edmonds EW, Ellis HB, Kocher MS, Li Y, Pandya NK, Pennock AT, Sabatini CS, Spence DD, Willimon SC, Wilson PL, Heyworth BE. J Pediatr Orthop, 2024 May 7; DOI:10.1097/BPO.0000000000002724
      PMID: 38712672
    • Journal Article
      Changes in Fracture Shortening Occur in the First 2 Weeks Following Completely Displaced Adolescent Clavicle Fractures.
      Perkins CA, Nepple JJ, Pang JH, Busch MT, Edmonds EW, Ellis HB, Kocher MS, Li Y, Pandya NK, Pennock AT, Sabatini CS, Spence DD, Willimon SC, Wilson PL, Heyworth BE. J Pediatr Orthop, 2024 May 7; DOI:10.1097/BPO.0000000000002724
      PMID: 38712672
    • Journal Article
      Lowest instrumented vertebrae in early onset scoliosis: is there a role for a more selective approach?
      Heffernan MJ, Leonardi C, Andras LM, Fontenot B, Drake L, Pahys JM, Smith JT, Sturm PF, Thompson GH, Glotzbecker MP, Tetreault TA, Roye BD, Pediatric Spine Study Group , Li Y. Spine Deform, 2024 Mar 21; DOI:10.1007/s43390-024-00842-x
      PMID: 38514530
    • Journal Article
      Do Caregivers and Patients With Early-Onset Scoliosis Share the Same Perspective on Health-Related Quality of Life? A Comparison of 24-item Early-Onset Scoliosis Questionnaire and 22-item Scoliosis Research Society Questionnaire Scores.
      Gottlieb R, Smith J, Miyanji F, Rodriguez-Olaverri J, El-Hawary R, Li Y, Pediatric Spine Study Group . J Pediatr Orthop, 2024 Mar 15; DOI:10.1097/BPO.0000000000002675
      PMID: 38488141
    • Journal Article
      5-Year Radiographic and Functional Outcomes of Nonoperative Treatment of Completely Displaced Midshaft Clavicular Fractures in Teenagers.
      Polinsky SG, Edmonds EW, Bastrom TP, Manhard CE, Heyworth BE, FACTS Study Group: , Bae DS, Busch MT, Ellis HB, Hergott K, Kocher MS, Li Y, Nepple JJ, Pandya NK, Perkins C, Sabatini CS, Spence DD, Willimon SC, Wilson PL, Pennock AT. Am J Sports Med, 2024 Mar; 52 (4): 1032 - 1039. DOI:10.1177/03635465241228818
      PMID: 38439558
    • Journal Article
      Pediatric Floating Elbows … What Is All the Fuss About? A Multicenter Perspective.
      Zheng JL, CORTICES . J Pediatr Orthop, 2024 Mar 1; 44 (3): e232 - e237. DOI:10.1097/BPO.0000000000002593
      PMID: 38098296
    • Journal Article
      Pediatric Floating Elbows … What Is All the Fuss About? A Multicenter Perspective.
      Zheng JL, CORTICES . J Pediatr Orthop, 2024 Mar 1; 44 (3): e232 - e237. DOI:10.1097/BPO.0000000000002593
      PMID: 38098296