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Zhongyu John Li, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.5 out of 5

60 Ratings
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Zhongyu John Li, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Specialties

Peripheral Nerve Repair, Arthroscopy of the shoulder/elbow/wrist, Upper Extremity Injury and Pathology, Birth Palsy, Brachial Plexus, Axillary Nerve Injury, Scapular Winging, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Arthroscopic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery, Microvascular and Replantation Surgery

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
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Department: 336-716-8200

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Additional Languages

Chinese-Other

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Education & Training

  • M.D., Zhejiang University Hangzhou-China , 1987
  • M.S., Shanghai Medical Univ Affiliate Hospitals-China , 1992
  • Ph.D., Wake Forest University , 1997
  • Internship, Surgery, Suny-Stony Brk Affil Hosps, 1999
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Suny-Stony Brk Affil Hosps, 2004
  • Fellowship, Hand Surgery, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

Memberships

  • Am Academy Of Orthopaedic Surg
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Southeastern Hand Club
  • Southern Orthopedic Assn
  • Western Nc Chpt Soc For Neuros
  • Am Board Of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Am Soc Of Surgery Of The Hand

NPI Number

  • 1922082304
Zhongyu John Li, M.D., Ph.D.

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

60 Ratings
7 Comments

Zhongyu John Li, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedics
Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

Research Interests

aging, education/training (all f, t,, health services, research/outc

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Academic: 336-716-9351 | Department: 336-716-8200

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Recent Publications

Pace LA, Plate JF, Mannava S, Barnwell JC, Koman LA, Li Z, Smith TL, Van Dyke M. A human hair keratin hydrogel scaffold enhances median nerve regeneration in nonhuman primates: an electrophysiological and histological study. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014;20(3-4):507-517.


Braun BM, Li Z, Wiesler ER. Dissatisfaction after trapezial-metacarpal arthroplasty. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2014;39(5):973-975.

Plate JF, Ely LK, Pulley BR, Smith BP, Li Z. Combined proximal nerve graft and distal nerve transfer for a posterior cord brachial plexus injury. J Neurosurg. 2013;118(1):155-159.


Islam A, Edgerton C, Andrews JS, Edwards MS, Koman A, Li ZY, Corriere MA. Anatomic findings and outcomes associated with arteriography and thrombolysis for acute finger ischemia [abstract]. J Vasc Surg. 2013;57(5 Suppl):100S.

Chung KC, Kim HM, Haase SC, Lawton J, Ozer K, Waljee JF, Nellans K, Malay S, Shauver MJ, Rozental TD, Appleton P, Rodriguez E, Herder L, Wagner K, Blazar P, Earn B, Li ZY, Koman A, Smith B, Bullard D, et al. Reflections 1 year into the 21-Center National Institutes of Health--funded WRIST study: a primer on conducting a multicenter clinical trial. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2013;38(6):1194-1201.

Xu NM, Brown PJ, Plate JF, Nazir OF, Gluck GS, Stitzel JD, Li Z. Fibrin glue augmentation for flexor tendon repair increases friction compared with epitendinous suture. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2013;38(12):2329-2334.

Nunez FA Jr, Barnwell J, Li Z, Nunez FA Sr. Metaphyseal ulnar shortening osteotomy for the treatment of ulnocarpal abutment syndrome using distal ulna hook plate: case series. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2012;37(8):1574-1579.

Halvorson JJ, Pilson HT-P, Carroll EA, Li ZJ. Orthopaedic management in the polytrauma patient. Front Med. 2012;6(3):234-242.

Walker FO, Lyles MF, Li Z. Sheet fitting palsy. J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2012;14(1):48-50.

Deal DN, Barnwell J, Li Z. Soft-tissue coverage of complex dorsal hand and finger defects using the turnover adipofascial flap. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2011;27(2):133-138.

Chen WA, Barnwell JC, Li Y, Smith BP, Li Z. An ulnar intraneural ganglion arising from the pisotriquetral joint: case report. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2011;36(1):65-67.

Chi JC, Gerancher JC, Harle TS, Li Z. An elevated hemidiaghram [sic] after infraclavicular block due to eventration of the diaphragm [abstract]. In: Spring 2011 Abstract Archive of the 36th Annual Regional Anesthesia Meeting & Workshops of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine; 2011 May 5-8; Las Vegas (NV). 2011;():abstr 60.

Koman LA, Smith BP, Smith TL, Ruch DS, Li Z. Vascular disorders In: Wolfe SW, Hotchkiss RN, Pederson WC, Kozin SH, eds. Green's operative hand surgery, vol 2. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Churchill Livingstone;2011: 2197-2240.


Patterson RW, Li Z, Smith BP, Smith TL, Koman LA. Complex regional pain syndrome of the upper extremity. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2011;36(9):1553-1562.

Crouch DL, Li Z, Barnwell JC, Plate JF, Daly M, Saul KR. Computer simulation of nerve transfer strategies for restoring shoulder function after adult C5 and C6 root avulsion injuries. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2011;36(10):1644-1651.

Chen WA, Koman LA, Li Z. Arthroscopic treatment of an osteochondral lesion in a child with chronic wrist pain: case report. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2011;36(11):1822-1825.

Koman LA, Li Z, Smith BP, Smith TL. Complex regional pain syndrome: types I and II In: Skirven TM, Osterman AL, Fedorczyk J, Amadio PC, eds. Rehabilitation of the hand and upper extremity. 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby;2011: 1470-1478.

Harreld KL, Li H, Li Z. Orthopaedic . radiology . pathology conference: painful palmar mass in a 36-year-old woman. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010;468(3):917-920.

Apel PJ, Ma J, Callahan M, Northam CN, Alton TB, Sonntag WE, Li Z. Effect of locally delivered IGF-1 on nerve regeneration during aging: an experimental study in rats. Muscle Nerve. 2010;41(3):335-341.

Li Z, Chloros GD, Smith BP, Smith TL, Koman LA. Management of upper extremity pain and vascular disorders In: Trumble TE, Rayan GM, Budoff JE, Baratz ME, eds. Principles of hand surgery and therapy. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier;2010: 270-285.

Li Z, Smith BP, Tuohy C, Smith TL, Koman LA. Complex regional pain syndrome after hand surgery. Hand Clin. 2010;26(2):281-289.


Harreld K, Li Z. Intramedullary fixation of distal radius fractures. Hand Clin. 2010;26(3):363-372.

Li Z, Barnwell J, Tan J, Koman LA, Smith BP. Microcomputed tomography characterization of shoulder osseous deformity after brachial plexus birth palsy: a rat model study. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010;92(15):2583-2588.

Li Z, Smith BP, Holden M, Koman LA. Periarterial sympathectomy of the foot for the treatment of necrotizing Raynaud's phenomena. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2009;25(2):133-137.

Apel PJ, Alton T, Northam C, Ma J, Callahan M, Sonntag WE, Li Z. How age impairs the response of the neuromuscular junction to nerve transection and repair: an experimental study in rats. J Orthop Res. 2009;27(3):385-393.

Chloros GD, Crosby N, Apel P, Li Z. Anomalous vasculature as direct cause of upper brachial plexus thoracic outlet syndrome. Joint Bone Spine. 2009;76(1):92-94.

Chloros GD, Wiesler ER, Papadonikolakis A, Li Z, Smith BP, Koman LA. Complex regional pain syndrome after distal radius fractures In: Slutsky DJ, Osterman AL, eds. Fractures and injuries of the distal radius and carpus: the cutting edge. Philadelphia: Saunders/Elsevier;2009: 247-257.

Harreld KL, Apel P, Koman LA, Li ZY. Lunate-lunate facet ratio and variance to predict articular gap after distal radius fracture. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2009;34(9):1625-1632.

Li Z, Wiesler ER, Smith BP, Koman LA. Surgical treatment of pediatric trigger thumb with metacarpophalangeal hyperextension laxity. Hand (N Y). 2009;4(4):380-384.

Wiesler ER, Chloros GD, Xu NM, Li Z. A rare cause of thoracic outlet syndrome. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008;128(1):33-35.

Li Z, Ma J, Apel P, Carlson CS, Smith TL, Koman LA. Brachial plexus birth palsy-associated shoulder deformity: a rat model study. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2008;33(3):308-312.

Chloros GD, Smerlis NN, Li Z, Smith TL, Smith BP, Koman LA. Noninvasive evaluation of upper-extremity vascular perfusion. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2008;33(4):591-600.



Lucado AM, Li Z, Russell GB, Papadonikolakis A, Ruch DS. Changes in impairment and function after static progressive splinting for stiffness after distal radius fracture. J Hand Ther. 2008;21(4):319-325.

Koman LA, Li Z, Smith BP. Orthopaedic intervention in the management of cerebral palsy: botulinum toxins In: Eliasson A-C, Burtner PA, eds. Improving hand function in children with cerebral palsy: theory, evidence and intervention. London (UK): Mac Keith Press;2008: 213-229.

Ma J, Shen J, Garrett JP, Lee CA, Li Z, Elsaidi GA, Tan KH, Smith TL, Smith BP, Koman LA, et al. Gene expression of myogenic regulatory factors, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits, and GAP-43 in skeletal muscle following denervation in a rat model. J Orthop Res. 2007;25(11):1498-1505.

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Associate Professor, Orthopaedics

Clinical Specialties

Peripheral Nerve Repair, Arthroscopy of the shoulder/elbow/wrist, Upper Extremity Injury and Pathology, Birth Palsy, Brachial Plexus, Axillary Nerve Injury, Scapular Winging, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Arthroscopic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery, Microvascular and Replantation Surgery
Zhongyu John Li, M.D., Ph.D.

Zhongyu John Li, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedics
Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

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Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

Zhongyu John Li, M.D., Ph.D.60 Ratings
7 Comments

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.6
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.5
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.6
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.7
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.6
Patients' confidence in CP
4.6
Time CP spent with patient
4.5
Wait time at clinic
4.5



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

7/29/2014

I have already told many people both in North Carolina and Texas about the great care I had .

7/24/2014

No hesitations in recommending Wake Forest Medical (Dr. Li's Gang)

7/22/2014

Dr. Li is excellent! He is very professional yet also very friendly.

5/23/2014

Hand needed attention. Thankful for the attention.

5/22/2014

Dr. LI seems very knowledgeable ,caring and professional and puts you at ease about needing surgery. I like him a lot!

4/29/2014

Dr. Li is a very knowledgable a helpful provider.

3/10/2014

no bad experiences at all

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