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Dr Eric Liu Xuan

Dr Liu Xuan


Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interest: Adult Reconstruction Service, Acute Care

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Fractures of Upper and Lower Limb, Hip and Knee Degeneration, Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery, Hip Fractures, Knee Ligament Injuries (ACL, PCL, Multiligament), Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), Osteoarthritis, Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease), Sports Injuries.

Clinical Appointments

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgery Singapore General HospitalSingapore General Hospital

Academic Appointments

  • Faculty, SingHealth PGY1 Residency Programme


​Dr. Eric Liu graduated from the Duke-NUS graduate medical school in 2014. He completed his specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery and was appointed as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2021 and 2022, respectively.

Dr. Liu’s subspecialty interest is in adult reconstruction (knee and hip replacement); trauma, sports injury, and acute care orthopaedics.

Dr Liu has multiple publications in international medical journals and is actively involved in the medical education of both undergraduate and postgraduate training programs.


  • ​Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Doctor of Medicine (Duke-NUS)
  • Master of Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Singapore)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Singapore Orthopaedic Association


Research Interests

  • ​lower limb joint arthroplasty revision
  • wearable joint device
  • lower limb deformity correction.


  1. ​Liu, X., & Tan, A. H. C. (2021). Incidence of venous thromboembolism in Asian patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction without the use of mechanical or chemical prophylaxis. Journal of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation, 28, 2210491721994314.
  2. Liu, X., & Tan, A. H. C. (2020). Rupture of the long head of the biceps brachii tendon near the musculotendinous junction in a young patient: A case report. World journal of orthopedics, 11(2), 123.
  3. Wong, Yoke-Rung, Chuan Shing Lee, Austin MK Loke, Xuan Liu, Ita Suzana MJ, and Shian Chao Tay. "Comparison of flexor tendon repair between 6-strand Lim-Tsai with 4-strand Cruciate and Becker technique." The Journal of hand surgery 40, no. 9 (2015): 1806-1811.
    ISM Jais, X Liu, KN An, SC Tay, A method for carpal motion hysteresis quantification in 4-dimensional imaging of the wrist, Medical Engineering & Physics, Available online 29 September 2014
  4. X. Liu, T. Teo, BS. Tan, F.G. Irani, A. Gogna, A. Patel, R. Lo, S. Ramamurthy, C. Too, S.X. Chan, S.G. Tan, B. Chua, S.P. Chng, S. Pasupathy, L. Choong, C.M. Chan, K.H. Tay,  Management of vessel rupture during angioplasty of malfunctioning hemodialysis access, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Volume 24, Issue 4, Supplement, April 2013, Pages S133-S134

Research Trials