Emile Li, MD

The surgeons of Orthopedic Specialists have combined their training and experience to treat a multitude of orthopedic conditions and injuries for patients in Fort Dodge, Belmond, Clarion, Garner, and Humboldt. Our three specialists are renowned for their work in virtually every orthopedic subspecialty, including spine care, sports medicine, total joint replacement & revision surgery, trauma, and physical therapy services. With compassion and expertise, Orthopedic Specialists’ surgeons are dedicated to providing you with the progressive, individualized care that you deserve.

Emile Li, MD
Primary Clinic
Orthopedic Specialists
2700 1st Avenue South
Ste 100
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
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Emile Li, MD - Practice Information

Medical Interests

Hip, knee, and shoulder reconstruction, sports medicine, and carpal tunnel

Education & Professional Certification


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with added qualification in orthopaedic sports medicine


Creighton University in Omaha, NE (undergraduate & medical)


Waterbury Hospital affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine in Waterbury, Connecticut (general surgery), Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY (orthopedic surgery)


Hendricks Regional Health in Danville, Indiana - suburb of Indianapolis (joint replacement and sports medicine)

Professional Societies

A diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Iowa Orthopaedic Society

Professional & Personal Interests

Leadership Roles

One of the founders of Orthopedic Specialists in 1995, clinical assistant professor in orthopedics at Des Moines University

Hobbies and Personal Interests

Native of New York, NY, enjoys spending time with his family and friends