Dr. Hongbo Liu, MD

Dr. Hongbo Liu, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Hongbo Liu, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Harbin Medical University in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and pediatric orthopedic surgery.

19016 Stone Oak Pkwy Ste 220

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 402-1222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Choice Health
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Humana
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare
  • 2 More

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Liu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu treats Pathological Spine Fracture more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Liu treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Liu treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Liu treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Liu's conditions and procedures:

Acupuncture
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Cancer
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
EMG (Electromyography)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Hernia
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Surgery
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Osteoarthritis
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Spine Deformities
Pediatric Spine Surgery
Physical Therapy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Scoliosis Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Liu's clinical interests include pediatric spinal deformity, degenerative spine disorders, minimally invasive spine surgeries, osteoporosis-related vertebral compression fracture, and spinal trauma. He is also specialized in treatment of pediatric orthopedic disorders, especially pediatric hip disorders, lower limb deformities/deficiencies and fractures.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • 2011
    Mayo Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital
    2011
  • 2010
    University Of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Centers
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2009
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2005
    Osaka Univ Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2002
    Peking Union Med Coll Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 1997
    Peking Union Med Coll Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    Harbin Medical University
    Medical School
    1996
  • 1996
    Harbin Medical University
    Undergraduate School
    1996

Languages

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Japanese
  • English

Dr. Liu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Liu

3.9

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
68.75%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
(4)

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Dr Liu was excellent!! Now having said that his staff is another story! Unorganized, not very professional they couldn’t find any of my paperwork I hand delivered to them 3 weeks before my appointment! Not impressed with the front desk at ALL!!
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Dr. Liu as a doctor is a good and thorough one but his office staff are not flexible or willing to work with the patients. They did not want to work with my insurance because they thought there was a chance they wouldn’t get paid. They didn’t even bother to call my insurance to be sure. TERRIBLE...Read More
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Kevine T. BANDERA TX Dr. Liu performed a 3 level cervical fusion 11-21-17. Pre surgery was a very smooth, informative, and professional experience. The surgery was flawless and awoke feeling pain free and all numbness was gone from extremities. I want to personally tell anyone considering...Read More
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I think Dr. Liu is a wonderful doctor and surgeon! He was so caring and involved with my surgery, office appointments, in home care, and everything I needed. He was so good about including my husband in everything about my surgery and recovery. He was the best surgeon I've ever had in making sure...Read More
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Didn't ask me any questions regarding my pain on my first visit and never called me back after getting my MRI. Just wanted to get in and out and on to his next client. Extremely disappointed.
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Cigna
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Choice Health
Galaxy Health Network
Humana
Three Rivers Provider Network
Tricare
TriCare for Life
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United Healthcare
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