Dr. Kaixuan Liu MD, PhD

Specializations Pain Management
Years in practice 16
Languages English, Chinese (Mandarin)

ASC Edison 2163 Oak Tree Road, Edison NJ

Park Avenue Ambulatory Medical PC 1045 Park Avenue

ASC West Orange 475 Prospect Ave., Ste. 110


After earning his medical degree, Dr. Liu received four years of resident training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at Beijing Medical University, the most prestigious medical school in China. Dr. Liu relocated to the US in 1990. He received training in surgery and anesthesia in Columbia University. Further, Dr. Liu received fellowship training in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at the Advanced Orthopedics of South Florida. Dr. Liu founded Atlantic Spine Center, in Edison, New Jersey and Advanced Spine Surgery Center, in Union, New Jersey. Due to the growing demand of endoscopic spine surgery, Dr. Liu has recently expanded his services to Manhattan in New York City. Dr. Liu’s devotion to high-quality patient care and deep involvement in technology advancement has propelled Atlantic Spine Center to the list of top centers for endoscopic spine surgery in America. He is a visiting associate professor in the Department of Orthopedics, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, and China. The West China Hospital is ranked among top 10 “Best Hospitals” in China. Dr. Liu is also a consulting director for the Center of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, the 2nd Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, and Chongqing, China. As an accomplished clinician, Dr. Liu has performed thousands endoscopic spine surgery for patients with cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine conditions. As a teacher, Dr. Liu has trained hundreds of specialists in pain management, orthopedic spine surgery, and neurological spine surgery to perform endoscopic spine surgery worldwide. Additionally, Dr. Liu has extensively published his skills and experiences of endoscopic spine surgery in cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine in peer reviewed journals. As a renowned physician scientist, Dr. Liu is frequently invited to speak at national and international conferences. In 1990, International Union against Cancer, headquartered in Switzerland, bestowed an award to Dr. Liu in recognizing his outstanding medical research.

Board certification



1. Endoscopic cervical spinal surgery for disc herniation, radiculopathy and stenosis. 2. Endoscopic spine surgery for lubmar disc herniation, radiculopathy, and spinal stenosis 3. Endosocpis spine surgery for thoracic disc herniation and radiculopathy


Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Treaded Conditions

Insurances accepted



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Medical School

Hubei Medical College, China


Auburn University, Alabama

  • PhD, Biomedical Sciences
  • Master of Science, Immunology
Beijing Medical University, China
  • Master of Surgery
Hubei Medical College, China
  • Medical Doctor


Anesthesiology 1997 Columbia University-College of Physicians and Surgeons


Transforaminal Endoscopic Lumbar Procedure for Disc Herniations: A "Between” Technique, Kai-Xuan Liu, MD, PhD and Bryan Massoud, M.D.

Endoscopic Anterior Cervical Discectomy under Epidurogram Guidance, Kai-Xuan Liu, MD, PhD and Bryan Massoud, M.D.

A Simple Technique of Accessing the L5-S1 Disc Space for Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Hong-Fei Nie, MD, Jian-Cheng Zeng, MD, PhD, Kai-Xuan Liu, MD., PhD

Endoscopic Transforaminal Thoracic Foraminotomy and Discectomy for the Treatment of Thoracic Disc Herniation, Hong-Fei Nie, MD and Kai-Xuan Liu, MD, PhD

Techniques and Applications of Endoscopic Spine Surgery. Part I: Overview of Current Techniques, Kai-Xuan Liu, MD, PhD

Techniques and Applications of Endoscopic Spine Surgery. Part II: Safety and Effectiveness of Endoscopic Spine Surgery in Treating Spinal Conditions, Kai-Xuan Liu, MD, PhD