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Xuezhi Dong, MD, MPH

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About Dr. Dong

Dr. Dong is a board certified anesthesiologist specializing in regional anesthesiology and acute pain management for orthopedic surgery. He received his medical degree from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine followed by residency in anesthesiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Dong then completed a fellowship in Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine at HSS.

Dr. Dong received a Master of Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health concentrating in Health Management. His academic interests include health informatics, clinical decision support systems, health data analytics, quality improvement and perioperative outcomes.


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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor in Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA)


Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology


Medical: University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, 2017
Internship: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 2018
Residency: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 2021
Fellowship: Regional Anesthesia & Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2022

State Licensure


English, Mandarin Chinese

For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Dong

Selected Journal Articles


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of April 10, 2023, Dr. Dong reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.