Xue-Cheng Liu, PhD, MD

Investigator, Children's Research Institute; professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Director, Musculoskeletal Functional Assessment Center, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Co-director of the Center for Motion Analysis, Orthopedic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin

Office locations

8915 W. Connell Ct.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 337-7323
(414) 337-7337


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Research interests

  • Bone and joint diseases
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation

Study interest

  • Human movement science (kinematics and kinetics)
  • Orthotics
  • Bone growth modulation
  • Spine
  • Pediatric sports medicine


  • Medical degree, pediatric orthopedic surgery, University Pellenberg Hospital, Belgium, 1997
  • Doctorate, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, 1994
  • Research fellowship, pediatric orthopedics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1999

Research and publications

  • Clinical Reliability and Validity of a Foot Model: Assessing Efficacy and Functional Outcome with Orthotic Intervention in Children with Cerebral Palsy, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), principal investigator
  • 3D Fluoroscopy and Pressure Validated Orthotics in the Application of Pediatric Flatfoot, Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC), National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), co-investigator