Quanjun Cui, MD

Vice Chair for Orthopaedic Research Quanjun Cui, MD Office: 434.243.0266 Fax: 434.243.0242Dr. Quanjun Cui is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and specializes in adult reconstruction including primary and revision total hip and total knee replacement, young arthritic hips and knees, avascular osteonecrosis (ischemic bone death), surgical hip dislocations to treat femoro-acetabular impingement (FAI), and minimally invasive surgery for hip and knee joint replacement.  Dr. Cui received his medical degree from Henan Medical University with honors and then completed residency and fellowship training in adult reconstruction at University of Virginia. He also completed an AO trauma fellowship at University of Bern in Switzerland. Dr. Cui has written hundreds of papers and book chapters on orthopedic surgery and related researches. He has received numerous academic and professional accolades, including the Hip Society Otto Aufranc Award in 1997.

Beyond Orthopaedics

“I enjoy playing golf and reading.  I love outdoor activities with my wife, two children and friends.”


Office Location:
Musculoskeletal Center
545 Ray C Hunt Dr
Suite 150
Mailing Address:
Box 800159 HSC
Dept Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22908

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Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Virginia School of Medicine

Specialty and Subspecialty

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspecialty: Adult Reconstruction

Special Expertise

Total hip and knee replacement
Revision total hip and knee replacement
Avascular osteonecrosis
Minimal invasive surgery for hip and knee joint
Surgical hip dislocation for treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)


Education: Henan Medical University

Residency: University of Virginia

Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of
Orthopaedic Surgery


1997: The Otto E. Aufranc Award. The Hip Society

1997: The William Harris Award. Orthopaedic Research Society

1998: The Nicolas Andry Award. The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons

2001: Best Resident Paper Award, University of Virginia Orthopaedic Alumni Association, the 4th Annual Meeting, October 2001.

2003: The highest OITE score award, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia School of Medicine

2003: Smith & Nephew Resident Research Award

2007: Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Zimmer Career Development Award

2009: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/Orthopaedic Research Society Clinical Trial in Orthopaedics Research Symposium Young Investigator Award.

2010: The Best Basic Science Poster Awar. Virginia Orthopaedic Society 63th Annual Meeting April 30- May 1, 2010, Omni, Charlottesville, Virginia

2010: Patient Safety Team Award. University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia

2010: Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence, University of Virginia School of Medicine

2011: The Best Podium Presentation Abstract Award. Virginia Orthopaedic Society 64th Annual Meeting, April 29- May 1, 2011, the Homestead Resort, Hot springs, Virginia

2011: Dean’s Award for Excellence in teaching, Introduction to Academy of Distinguished Educators, University of Virginia School of Medicine

2011: 2011 Charles L. Brown Award. “Improving Outcomes of the Total Joint Arthoplasty Patient: Validating Safety and Enhancing Mobility”. University of Virginia School of Medicine.

2012: The Best Podium Presentation Abstract Award. Virginia Orthopaedic Society 65th Annual Meeting, May 4-6, 2012, Williamsburg lodge, Williamsburg, Virginia

2012: Compassionate Doctor Award, American Registry

2009-2014: ‘Patients’ Choice Award’ American Registry

2009-2014: ‘America’s Top Orthopaedist’ Consumers’ Research Council of America

2014: Charles Miller, M.D. Resident Teaching Award

Certification and Licenser

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Virginia.

Research Description

Cellular and gene therapy for musculoskeletal diseases including osteonecrosis and fractures.

Development of novel composite bone graft substitutes for the treatment of fractures and bone defects.

Pathogenesis and treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head.

Antioxidant for prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis.

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