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Naiping Michael Xu
Cone Health Medical Group

Naiping Michael Xu, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
Patient Rating
4.8/5 (Based on 353 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


Provider Review Comments

August 30, 2021
Dr Xu excellent
August 21, 2021
Very good.
August 17, 2021
He is a very, very good Doctor.
August 16, 2021
They were great
August 15, 2021
Dr Xu is very easy to talk to. Never feel like he's rushed.
August 15, 2021
August 07, 2021
I received excellent care
August 07, 2021
I can't recall ever feeling this comfortable with a doctor on a first visit. Dr. Xu discussed my options and we discussed my choice.
July 31, 2021
Dr. Xu was excellent. I couldn't have had a better doctor. He was a true blessing.
July 29, 2021
Dr Xu was VERY patient with me and never made me feel rushed or hurried. He remembered the conversation with whom recommended me to him
July 25, 2021
Everything's been good
July 22, 2021
Satisfied with the entire visit and with the practitioner that I saw while I was there.
July 21, 2021
We had a good visit, this office works well.
July 19, 2021
Very nice and professional
July 11, 2021
Very satisfied
July 10, 2021
July 08, 2021
Every one was super great.!the assistant pa .
June 05, 2021
excellent job by Dr. Xu
May 27, 2021
Very good.
May 25, 2021
very good
May 23, 2021
May 23, 2021
Everything is fine
May 06, 2021
good experience
May 04, 2021
Both Doctor and nurse plus an assistant were most helpful.
May 03, 2021
April 22, 2021
Dr.Xu was very helpful. Assured me that he understood my problem.
April 16, 2021
April 15, 2021
This practice have great doctors and they take good care of their patients.
April 11, 2021
Dr. Xu is excellent! He is professional, clear in his descriptions, and very kind.
April 10, 2021
Dr Xu a great caring doctor
April 09, 2021
happy with service
April 08, 2021
Pretty good
March 31, 2021
excellent practice
March 29, 2021
Very good experience overall.
March 28, 2021
March 21, 2021
March 20, 2021
Dr Xu is fantastic. He did my hip replacement last year and now taking care of my elbow.
March 20, 2021
Care provider(s) were nothing short of amazing!
March 19, 2021
March 18, 2021
the worst medical experience I've ever had. after having a cyst removed on November, there is still pain in my hand and the doctor has no idea what to do about it. pretty much said that verbatim. at least recommend someone who can help
March 13, 2021
Dr Xu was great. Took the time to explain everything
March 05, 2021
always recommend Dr. Xu to friends with orthopedic concerns.
February 27, 2021
thanks you very good
February 27, 2021
February 14, 2021
Dr Xu was very personable and informative
February 11, 2021
very knowledgeable about my condition
February 11, 2021
Overall a very good experience with Dr. XU.
February 06, 2021
PA listened and made recommendations, let me make decision about Physical Therapy
February 04, 2021
Never met with the supervising Doctor.
February 01, 2021
Dr Xu was outstanding! Very professional. Very kind, caring, and personable. Never acted like he was in a hurry. I will definitely follow up with him when the need arises.
January 28, 2021
I always recommend this group of physicians to. everyone. I know their work is the highest of f quality
January 24, 2021
Came for MVA body pains but only focused on my back when there are other places I am hurting.
January 23, 2021
Dr. Xu has always been a great Dr. to explain questions and conditions.
January 23, 2021
I tell everyone about Dr.X and his staff
January 22, 2021
it was a terrific experience!! Dr. Xu is excellent!!
January 22, 2021
Everything went very well.
January 21, 2021
January 08, 2021
very concerned
January 07, 2021
December 21, 2020
Pleased with Doctor
December 18, 2020
Wonderful Staff
December 06, 2020
December 04, 2020
very informative!
December 03, 2020
November 28, 2020
nurses was excellent, Dr Xu was excellentI had a right hip replacement
November 22, 2020
encounter with physicians was professional and informative as to plan to treat my issues
October 27, 2020
*Dr. Xu is the best.
October 26, 2020
This was my first time seeing *Dr. Xu, but I was pleased with the pleasant encounter and felt he addressed my issue in a professional manner.
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