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Naiping Michael Xu
Cone Health Medical Group

Naiping Michael Xu, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
Patient Rating
4.7/5 (Based on 329 Reviews)
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As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, N. Michael Xu (pronounced “Choo”), MD, believes in treating the whole patient and working collaboratively for optimal treatment outcomes. He specializes in general orthopedics, partial and total knee replacement surgery, anterior approach total hip replacement and hand injuries and surgery. He has completed advanced training in Oxford® partial knee replacement surgery and direct anterior approach hip replacement surgery.

Originally from Shanghai, China, Dr. Xu grew up in the U.S. and attended Grimsley High School in Greensboro. He and his wife, a pediatrician, have two children. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his family, playing tennis, snow skiing and water sports.

 “I enjoy working as a team with patients on the mental and physical aspects of successful treatment, so they can reach their full potential.” – N. Michael Xu, MD



Medical School

Wake Forest School of Medicine


Wake Forest Baptist Health, Orthopedic Surgery


Wake Forest Baptist Health

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation
  • North Carolina Orthopaedic Association

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery


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Provider Review Comments

July 26, 2022
Clear & concise explanation of entire process
July 23, 2022
Again, best ever
July 16, 2022
This Dr is excellent in every way.
July 16, 2022
Dr Xu is one of the best doctors I have ever had.
July 08, 2022
July 02, 2022
I will recommend *Dr. Xu to anyone he is a great dr.
July 01, 2022
*Dr. Xu is awesome.
June 23, 2022
And glad everything was taken care of in one visit
June 20, 2022
Very good Doctor. He listened to me and thoroughly described my options.
June 20, 2022
Dr. XU is a very caring and knowledgably Md.
June 11, 2022
Dr Xu was excellent! He listened carefully, took his time, and provided us with thorough information. He was caring and communicated well with us and our son.
June 03, 2022
Dr. Xu provided me with very good care, examined my hip carefully, had new X-rays taken, and told me that all was progressing well. He has contacted a home support service, and provided forms to get a disabled parking tag. Overall excellent service.
May 09, 2022
Dr Xu listened well. And told me more than once if I had any questions to not hesitate to contact him and/or scheduling nurse
May 01, 2022
Doctor was excellent
April 23, 2022
Dr. Xu provided thorough care & explanation of my medical concern.
April 23, 2022
Dr. Xu is always attentive to my needs and concerns. So pleasant to work with him and his staff.
April 10, 2022
April 08, 2022
Dr Xu is a great doctor
March 31, 2022
Dr Xu and his staff are very professional and always include me my plan of care
March 26, 2022
Dr Xu is a credit to the medical profession .
March 24, 2022
Listened to concerns. Did not push any treatment over another
March 17, 2022
Awesome !
March 11, 2022
Excellent treatment
March 10, 2022
March 07, 2022
I'm sorry I wasn't able to see Dr. Xu during this appointment. The PA was knowledgeable, but admitted she was unsure about how to answer some of my questions.
March 06, 2022
March 06, 2022
Very good
March 03, 2022
Dr Xu is the best.
February 18, 2022
Good Dr.Xu
February 18, 2022
Always good
February 17, 2022
Everyone in the office is very accommodating and efficient!
February 13, 2022
Dr. XU was extremely patient and made me feel he was very concerned with my issues
February 09, 2022
The exam technician was very patient with getting my hands in the proper position. Dr. Xu explained my options, answered my questions, and did not pressure me into decisions.
December 03, 2021
Caring, competent, attentive and professional
November 30, 2021
*Dr. Xu had a very good bedside manner. Seemed very concerned about my welfare. When I called back a week later. *Dr. Xu personally call me and put me a _____.
November 28, 2021
I was (still am) in pain.
November 28, 2021
I am very happy with all aspects of care I have received from Dr. Xu, and his staff.
November 19, 2021
I was very impressed with Dr. XU and his team.
November 12, 2021
Concerned about my leg and ankle problens
November 10, 2021
Every event of the doctor's visit was very good!
October 24, 2021
October 22, 2021
October 17, 2021
It was finally Good to get the answers that I needed
October 08, 2021
Dr Xu is very Professional and very informative about my treatment and answers all my questions even if they are repeated
October 07, 2021
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