Yi-Jie Kuo, MD


• Degenerative spinal (cervical, lumbar) disease
• Scoliosis
• Herniated intervertebral disc
• Spinal tumors
• Spinal fracture
• Spinal infection
• spine (correction, minimally invasive, endoscopic) surgery
• Minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery

• English
• Chinese


Disease Expertise:

Osteoporosis - a hunched back, back pain, shorter body height, etc.

Spine surgery - sciatica, intermittent claudication, low back pain, etc.


• School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taiwan

• Master's degree, Institute of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, National Yang-Ming University

• PhD candidate, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University

Professional Experience:

• Attending physician, Department of Orthopaedics, Taipei City Hospital - Zhongxing Branch

Board of Certification:

• Board of Orthopaedics, R.O.C.


• Taiwan Orthopaedic Association

Time of Clinics:

• Monday morning, Monday afternoon (teaching clinics), Wednesday evening, Saturday morning


(110) No. 252, Wuxing Street, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)


  1. Chen, CH, Chiang, CJ, Wu, LC, Yang, CH, Kuo, YJ, Tsuang, YW, Tsai, TH  Time course investigation of intervertebral disc degeneration in a rat-tail puncture model, Life Sciences, 2016, 156(1): 15-20
  2. Kuo Y.J., Huang Y.K., Chou H.C., Paic M.H., Lee A.W., Maid F.D., Chang H.M.   Reduced dental calcium expression and dental mass in chronic sleepdeprived rats: Combined EDS, TOF-SIMS, and micro-CT analysis, Applied Surface Science 345 2015, 141–144
  3. 46.   Chan K.K., Chen C.H., Wu L.C., Kuo Y.J., Liao C.J., Chiang C.J.  InVivo Evaluation Of A Newβ-Tricalcium Phosphate Bone Substitute In A Rabbit Femur Defect Model, Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications, Vol. 27, No. 3 (2015) 1550028 (8 pages)
  4. Chien CY, Kuo YJ, Lin SC, Chuang WH, Luh YP  Kinematic and Mechanical Comparisons of Lumbar Hybrid Fixation using Dynesys and Cosmic Systems, Spine, 2014, 39(15: E878-E884, (Chen-Ying Chien and Yi-Jie Kuo contributed equally to this work.)  SCI
  5. Kuo YJ, Wu LC, Sun JS, Chen MH, Sun MG, Tsuang YH Mechanical stress-induced apoptosis of nucleus pulposus cells: an in vitro and in vivo rat mode, J Orthop Sci.2014, 19(2): 313-322, SCI
  6. Kuo, YJ, Sun JS, Rau G, Chen CH, Tsai TH, Tsuang YH  Better Osteoporotic Fracture Healing with Sintered Dicalcium Pyrophosphate (SDCP) Treatment: A Rat Femur Fracture Model., J Histochem Cytochem, 2014, 62(8): 565-576. SCI    2014.Apr.
  7. Chuang WH, Kuo YJ, Lin SC, Wang CW, Chen SH, Chen YJ, Hwang JR  Comparison Among Load-, ROM-, and Displacement-Controlled Methods Used in the Lumbosacral Nonlinear Finite-Element Analysis, Spine, 2013, 38(5): E276-285. SCI (Taipei Medical University and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology funds were received to support this work.)
  8. Gary Rau, Chang-Jung Chiang, Yi-Jie Kuo, Chia-Hsien Chen, Yang-Hwei Tsuang. Minimal invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion and percutaneous pedicle fixationd A preliminary experience. Formosan Journal of Musculoskeletal Disorders, 2010