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Mengnai Li, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, New Haven, CT, Yale-New Haven Hospital


Orthopaedic Surgery New Haven, CT

Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Yale University, Adult Reconstruction Surgery. Co-Director, Hip Fracture program. Director Periprosthetic joint infection prevention.

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  • Dr. Mengnai Li is an orthopedic surgeon in New Haven, Connecticut and is affiliated with Yale New Haven hospital and St. Rafael hospital. He received his medical degree from Beijing Medical University and has been in practice 22 years. He specializes in hip & knee reconstructive surgery and pediatric orthopedics and is experienced in pediatric fracture management, hip and knee surgery, pediatric orthopaedics, joint preservation surgery, and complex hip surgery. He is currently the director for Periprosthetic Joint infection prevention in Adult Reconstruction division at Yale University Department of Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation and also co-chair geriatric hip fracture program .

Education & Training

  • Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell Medical Center
    Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell Medical CenterFellowship, Pediatric Orthopaedics, 2005 - 2006
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health SystemFellowship, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedics, 2004 - 2005
  • Beijing Medical University
    Beijing Medical UniversityClass of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2022 - 2025
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2015 - 2024
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2006 - 2018
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2003 - 2006
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • 56-Year-Old Man with Right THA and Acute Onset of Pain, Inability to Ambulate
    56-Year-Old Man with Right THA and Acute Onset of Pain, Inability to AmbulateMay 24th, 2021
  • What’s New in Hip Replacement for 2019
    What’s New in Hip Replacement for 2019September 30th, 2019
  • What’s New in Hip Replacement 2018
    What’s New in Hip Replacement 2018September 19th, 2018

Hospital Affiliations