Dr. Hongbo Liu, MD

Dr. Hongbo Liu, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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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more than 84% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 82% of peers
more than 72% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Liu "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."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Liu does not have any board certifications listed.

41  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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20  Procedures

  • Acupuncture
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Physical Therapy
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Japanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Hongbo Liu, MD
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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TX – Jul 30, 2018
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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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San Antonio, Tx – Jun 29, 2018
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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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Kevin Tate in Bandera tx – Dec 20, 2017
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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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Jo R in San Antonio, TX – Oct 11, 2017
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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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San Antonio, TX – Oct 26, 2016
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