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Raymond Liu, MD

Raymond Liu, MD



56 Ratings 6 Reviews


Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

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Primary Location

UH Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

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  • Associate Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
  • Associate Professor, CWRU School of Medicine

Raymond Liu, MD, is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and the Victor M. Goldberg Endowed Chair in Orthopaedics. He also is an Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Liu sees patients at UH Ahuja Medical Center and UH Westlake, UH Mayfield Village and UH Medina health centers.

Dr. Liu is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has a special interest in limb and hip deformities and pediatric orthopedics. He was appointed to the UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital staff in 2010.

Dr. Liu earned a bachelor’s degree in premedical bioengineering, summa cum laude, from the University of California in San Diego, where he was a Regents Scholar and elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at UH Cleveland Medical Center, a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery as the Lena Sefton Clark Endowed Fellow at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego, and a mini-fellowship in limb deformity under the direction of Dror Paley, MD, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Dr. Liu’s research interests are focused on better understanding the underlying causes of hip and limb arthritis and other disease in order to develop better treatment strategies. He has published more than 90 papers in peer-reviewed orthopedic journals and has given invited lectures nationally and internationally. He is a board member for the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics and the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society.

Dr. Liu is also a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and American Academy of Pediatrics.


European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Best Basic Science Paper Award, 2011

Outstanding Educator of the Year, Case Western Reserve University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012

Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society Annual Meeting Best Paper Award, 3rd place, 2012

Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society Annual Meeting Best Paper Award, 2nd place, 2013

Outstanding Educator of the Year, Case Western Reserve University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2014

American Academy of Pediatrics, Orthopaedics Subsection, Best Basic Research Paper, 2014

Russell A. Hibbs Basic Research Award, Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting, 2015

Behrooz A. Akbarnia, MD Award for Best Paper, International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis, 2016

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Inductee, 2016: Nominated and Elected by Case Western Reserve University Medical Students

Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society Annual Meeting Best Paper Award, 2017

Awarded POSNA/Biomet Traveling Fellowship for 2017, in conjunction with APPOS (Asia Pacific Paediatric Orthopaedic Society)

Outstanding Educator of the Year, Case Western Reserve University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2018


The impact of limb deformity on future arthritis
Technical aspects of correcting femoral anteversion in hip deformity
The etiology of slipped capital femoral epiphysis and cam morphology
Pelvic incidence and its relationship to the spine and hips


  • Hip Deformity
  • Limb Deformity
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics


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Languages Spoken

English, Chinese

Office Locations

UH Cleveland Medical Center

11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland OH, 44106

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UH Ahuja Medical Center

1000 Auburn Dr
Beachwood OH, 44122

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UH Mayfield Health Center Orthopedics

730 Som Center Rd
Mayfield OH, 44143

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UH Westlake Health Center

960 Clague Rd
Westlake OH, 44145

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Medina Rainbow Physicians and Surgeons

4001 Carrick Dr
Medina OH, 44256

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

4.3 out of 5

56 Ratings

Patient Comments (6)

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
The whole experience was handled very professionally. The staff was friendly and courteous. The doctor was very thorough.

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
We love Dr. Liu! he is always thoughtful and patient. He never rushes in or out.

Reviewed On 6/1/2020
Dr. Liu was exceptional! He was timely, thorough, and compassionate to both the needs of our son and ours as parents. Our son had many questions about his care. Dr. Liu took the time to explain the procedures and the next steps to our very curious son. He even had his nurse, *** send a PowerPoint presentation explaining the surgery to our son! He went above and beyond to ensure excellent care for our son during the very challenging time. We are so grateful to Dr. Lui and his team!

Reviewed On 3/7/2020
Dr. Liu is knowledgeable in his field, there's no doubt about that. However, it is important to remember when dealing with children, especially small children you need to be child friendly. Dr. Liu would smile but when asking my child to do certain things my child does not know how to do I could see the frustration on Dr. Lui's face.

Reviewed On 10/3/2019
Very good visit from the first contact starting with the receptionist to seeing the doctor. Only complaint would be that it took entirely too long to see the doctor once the appointment was made.

Reviewed On 8/2/2019
we waited over an hour to see the doctor. I had to call into work because the doctors was so late. every time we have seen this doctor the said is no less than 45 min. He always seems rushed

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Fellowship | Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery - Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego (2009 - 2010)

Residency | Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery - Uh Case Medical Center (2005 - 2009)

Internship | General Surgery
General Surgery - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (2004 - 2005)

Medical Education
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine (2004)

University Of California - San Diego (2000)

Industry Relationships

University Hospitals is committed to transparency in our interactions with industry partners, such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies. At UH, we disclose practitioner and their family members’ ownership and intellectual property rights that are or in the process of being commercialized. In addition, we disclose payments to employed practitioners of $5,000 or more from companies with which the practitioners interact as part of their professional activities. These practitioner-industry relationships assist in developing new drugs, devices and therapies and in providing medical education aimed at improving quality of care and enhancing clinical outcomes. At the same time, UH understands that these relationships may create a conflict of interest. In providing this information, UH desires to assist patients in talking with their practitioners about industry relationships and how those relationships may impact their medical care.

UH practitioners seek advance approval for certain new industry relationships. In addition, practitioners report their industry relationships and activities, as well as those of their immediate family members, to the UH Office of Outside Interests annually. We review these reports and implement management plans, as appropriate, to address conflicts of interest that may arise in connection with medical research, clinical care and purchasing decisions.

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As of December 31, 2016, Raymond Liu disclosed the following Outside Relationships with Industry:

  • - OrthoPediatrics - Intellectual Property
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