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About Dr. Liu

Dr. Jiabin Liu is a board certified anesthesiologist at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). Dr. Liu specializes in regional anesthesia and acute pain management. Before joining HSS, he served as anesthesia director at Penn Medicine University City Surgical Center. He completed his residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center and received additional fellowship training at Hospital for Special Surgery in Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine.

Dr. Liu is a physician-scientist within the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Mangement’s Clinical Research Division. His clinical interests include investigating rebound pain, patient safety, perioperative outcomes, and healthcare resource utilization. In 2018, Dr. Liu received the Department’s Young Investigator Award to continue his research into perioperative outcome and healthcare resource utilization in orthopaedic patients.



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Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Board of Anesthesiology


Harbin Medical University, China


Geisinger Health System, Pennsylvania


Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA


Hospital For Special Surgery, Dept of Anesthesiology, New York, NY

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Liu

Selected Journal Articles

Selected Books/Chapters

Perrin Pulos B, Liu J, Neuman MD, Elkassabany NM. Role of Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia on Perioperative Outcomes in Patients with Hip Fracture. Advances in Anesthesia. Elsevier, 34(1): 105-115, 2016

Liu J, Ahn J, Elkassabany N : Optimizing perioperative care for patients with hip fracture. Anesthesiology Clinics. Elkassabany N, Mariano E, Fleisher L (eds.). Elsevier, 32(4): 823-839, December 2014.

Elkassabany N, Liu J: Should ultrasound guidance be the standard of practice for peripheral nerve blockade? Evidence-Based Practice of Anesthesiology, 3rd Edition. Fleisher L (eds.). Elsevier, 2013 Notes: Chapter 55.

Liu, J. Is there a best technique for hip surgery? In Fleisher L. A. (Editor), Evidence-Based Practice of Anesthesiology, 2012

Selected Presentations

Aug 26-28, 2016 Speaker "Perioperative surgical home in ambulatory surgical setting, the underlining issues and our extended role as perioperative physicians", 24st Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Anesthesiology, Guangzhou, China

Feb 3, 2016 Grand Round Speaker "General anesthesia vs neuraxial anesthesia for total hip/knee arthroplasty, the fight of two brothers", St Lukes University, Bethlehem, PA, USA

May 14-16, 2015 Moderated Presenter "Dexamethasone as Adjuvant to Bupivacaine Prolongs the Duration of Thermal Antinociception and Prevents Bupivacaine-Induced Rebound Hyperalgesia via Regional Mechanism in a Mouse Sciatic Nerve Block Model", 40th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, USA

May 17-18, 2014 Speaker "How I Do It", 4th Annual Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia Cadaver Course. Hershey, PA, USA

May 2-5, 2014 Moderated Presenter "Comparative Study of General Anesthesia versus Local Anesthesia for Carotid Endarterectomy", 39th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA

Sep 19-22, 2013 Speaker "American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program", 21st Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Anesthesiology, Tianjin, China


Research Interests

Adjuvants for local anesthetics
Rebound pain
Population based preoperative outcome
Healthcare resource utilization

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.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Liu as of January 22, 2024.

  • Parvizi Surgical Innovation, LLC - Ownership Interest

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.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

Dr. Liu in the News