Yanni Li

Director Microsurgery, specializing in nerve repair. Well known for her high successful rate of nerve repair, especially in Brachial Plexus Injury Treatment.

Dr. Li is a Graduate of China’s Top Medical School– Peking University. She worked in the United States for 17 years (Mayo Clinic, Kleiner Hand Surgery Center and St Mindray Medical Center. The “Yanni knot” (now one of the most common laparoscopic knot methods), was invented by, and named after, Dr. Li.
With over 40 years of medical experience, Dr. Li has earned unique understanding in neuroanastomosis. In the face of thousands of all kinds of nerve injury, Dr. Li had given her patients good results. This is profit from her deep knowledge of nerve injury and exquisite microsurgical technique. Her application of neuroanastomosis in brachial plexus treatment has also made great achievement. Since 1970s, Dr Li has already applied the neuroanastomosis into the treatment of brachial plexus injury (obstetric brachial plexus palsy). In 1980s, Dr Li brought this technique to American. Until now, Dr. Li has been working on repairing of brachial plexus and most of her patients get significant improvement and functional recovery.