G. Ying Li, MD

Pediatric Fellowship Program Director
Clinical Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
Service Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics

Dr. G. Ying Li is an Assistant 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.  Her clinical interests include spinal deformity, hip disorders, lower extremity disorders, and pediatric trauma.

Clinical Interests

  • Spinal deformity (including scoliosis, kyphosis, and spondylolisthesis)
  • Hip disorders (including hip dysplasia, SCFE, and Perthes)
  • Lower extremity disorders
  • Pediatric orthopaedic trauma

Research Interests

  • Pediatric spinal deformity: early onset scoliosis, scoliosis and patient-reported outcomes
  • Prevention of surgical site infection after pediatric spinal deformity surgery
  • Pain control after posterior spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis
  • Pediatric trauma: adolescent clavicle fractures, lawnmower injuries, open forearm fractures, obesity and fracture severity

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