Quanjun Cui, MD

G.J. Wang MD Professor and Vice Chair for Research

Photo of Dr. Quanjun Cui, UVA Orthopaedics

Dr. Quanjun Cui is the G.J. Wang M.D. Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Vice Chair for Research. Dr. Cui received his medical degree from Henan Medical University with Honors in China and then completed residency and fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction at the University of Virginia. He also completed an AO fellowship at the University of Bern in Switzerland. He is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and specializes in total hip and knee replacement, osteonecrosis, computer-aided and minimally invasive surgery for total hip and knee arthroplasty.

Dr Cui’s research is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) focusing on stem cell and arthritis. He has received numerous academic and professional accolades, including the Hip Society Otto Aufranc Award. He has been recognized as “America’s Top Orthopaedist” since 2009 and in the Best Doctors of America® List since 2015.

Dr. Cui has written over 140 papers and book chapters and has edited 9 text books. He has served as faculty member for several national and international instruction courses including AAOS Instruction Courses, Advances in Arthritis, Arthroplasty and Trauma, and Advances in Surgical Technology. Dr. Cui has also served as Program Chair and Faculty Member at state, national and international meetings. He is a board member and reviewer for several prestigious journals including the Journal of Arthroplasty, the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, and the Journal of Orthopaedic Research. Dr. Cui is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA). He served as President of the Virginia Orthopaedic Society in 2017 and President of ARCO in 2020.

Beyond Orthopaedics

Dr. Cui is married to his medical school classmate, Ling, and has two grown children. He enjoys golf and reading, and loves outdoor activities.”


Office Location:
UVA Orthopaedic Center
2280 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Mailing Address:
Dept. Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Virginia
PO Box 800159
Charlottesville, VA 22908

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G.J. Wang, MD Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia

Specialty and Subspecialty

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspecialty: Adult Reconstruction (hip and knee replacement)


Education:   M.D., Henan Medical University, China

Residency:   Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Virginia

Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction, University of Virginia

Special Expertise

Total hip and knee replacement

Revision total hip and knee replacement

Avascular osteonecrosis

Computer-aided and minimally invasive surgery for total hip and knee arthroplasty

Surgical hip dislocation for treatment of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)


Cellular and gene therapy for musculoskeletal diseases including osteonecrosis and fractures

Pathogenesis and treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head

Early prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis


Best Doctors in America® List (2015-Present)

Patients Choice Award, American Registry (2009-Present)

America’s Top Orthopaedist, Consumers’ Research Council of America (2009-Present)

Charles Miller, MD Resident Teaching Award, University of Virginia (2014)

Compassionate Doctor Award, American Registry (2012)

Best Podium Presentation Abstract Award, Virginia Orthopaedic Society (2011-2012)

Charles L Brown Award, University of Virginia School of Medicine (2011)

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Virginia (2011)

Induction to Academy of Distinguished Educators, University of Virginia (2011)

Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence, University of Virginia (2010)

Patient Safety Team Award, University of Virginia (2010)

Best Basic Science Poster Award, Virginia Orthopaedic Society (2010)

Young Investigator Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons / Orthopaedic Research Society (2009)

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

Certification and Licenser

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Licensed to practice in Virginia

Recent Publications

Cui F, Sequeira SB, Huang Z, Shang W, Cui Q, Yang XL. Bromosulfophthalein Suppresses Inflammatory Effects in Lipopolysaccharide-Stimulated RAW264.7 Macrophages. Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol. 2020 Aug 12:1-20. doi: 10.1080/08923973.2020.1808985. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32787484.

Sequeira SB, Scott J, Novicoff W, Cui Q. Systematic review of the etiology behind patellar clunk syndrome. World J Orthop. 2020 Mar 18;11(3):184-196. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v11.i3.184. eCollection 2020 Mar 18. PMID: 32280608

Yoon BH, Mont MA, Koo KH, Chen CH, Cheng EY, Cui Q, Drescher W, Gangii V, Goodman SB, Ha YC, Hernigou P, Hungerford MW, Iorio R, Jo WL, Jones LC, Khanduja V, Kim HKW, Kim SY, Kim TY, Lee HY, Lee MS, Lee YK, Lee YJ, Nakamura J, Parvizi J, Sakai T, Sugano N, Takao M, Yamamoto T, Zhao DW. “The 2019 Revised Version of Association Research Circulation Osseous Staging System of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head.” J Arthroplasty. 2020 Apr;35(4)933-940. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.11.029. Epub 2019 Nov 27. PMID 31866252

Haug EC, Novicoff WM, Cui Q. “Corrections in Alpha Angle Following Two Different Operative Approaches for CAM-type Femoral Acetabular Impingement – Ganz Surgical Hip Dislocation vs Anterior Mini-Open.” World J Orthop. 2020 Jan 18;11(1):27-35. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v11.i1.27. eCollection 2020 Jan 18. PMID 31966967

Labaran LA, Sequeira S, Bolarinwa SA, Aryee J, Montgomery SR Jr, Nwankwo E, Haug E, Bell J, Cui Q. “Outcomes Following Revision Joint Arthroplasty Among Hemodialysis-Dependent Patients.” J Arthroplasty. 2019 Oct 25. pii: S0883-5403(19)31018-6. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.10.041. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID 31780359

Pei Y, Cui F, Du X, Shang G, Xiao W, Yang X, Cui Q. “Antioxidative Nanofullerol Inhibits Macrophage Activation and Development of Osteoarthritis in Rats.” Int J Nanomedicine. 2019 Jun 6;14:4145-4155. doi: 10.2147/IJN.S202466. eCollection 2019. PMID 31239673

Lee YJ, Cui Q, Koo KH. “Is There a Role of Pharmacological Treatments in the Prevention or Treatment of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head?: A Systematic Review.” J Bone Metab. 2019 Feb;26(1):13-18. doi: 10.11005/jbm.2019.26.1.13. Epub 2019 Feb 28. Review. PMID 30899719

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