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Li Foong Foo, MD, MRCP, FRCR


About Dr. Foong Foo

Dr. Li Foong Foo is a board certified radiologist specializing in musculoskeletal radiology. She completed a research fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at Hospital for Special Surgery, focusing on using innovative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology to diagnose and monitor postoperative total joint conditions, as well as cartilage repair and rheumatoid arthritis.

She has exhibited scientific research posters and presented papers at national and international forums.

Dr Foo’s expertise is musculoskeletal MRI focusing on sports medicine, cartilage imaging and arthroplasty imaging. Read about MRI for more information.


Special Expertise

Sports Medicine
Cartilage Imaging
Arthroplasty imaging

Patient Stories


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Assistant Attending Radiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Attending Radiologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) 1997
Royal College of Radiologists (United Kingdom) 2001
Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Diagnostic Radiology (United Kingdom) 2004
USMLE 2006
American Board of Radiology, 2012


Charles L. Christian Award for Musculoskeletal Research, HSS 2005

Hap Paul Award Paper of the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, 2008


University of Wales School of Medicine, Cardiff, United Kingdom, 1989-1994


West of Scotland Higher Training Scheme in Diagnostic Radiology, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 1998-2004


Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, 2004-2007

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Foong Foo


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. Foo 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.

Dr. Foong Foo in the News