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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatrics, Sports Medicine, 2016
    Boston Children's Hospital
  • Residency, Orthopaedics, 2015
    Stanford Hospital and Clinics
  • Internship, Orthopaedics, 2011
    Stanford Hospital and Clinics
  • MD, 2010
    Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • BA, 2006
    Harvard College

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Washingtonian (2022)
  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2023)

National Provider ID: 1689990244


Emily Niu, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports. She completed her orthopaedics residency training at Stanford University Medical Center and her fellowship in pediatric sports surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Her clinical and research interests include sports-related injuries in children and adolescents such as: ACL and meniscus tears, discoid meniscus, patellar instability, shoulder labrum tears and instability, and osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the knee, elbow and ankle. Her surgical expertise includes arthroscopic procedures of the knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle.

4.7 / 5 4.7 out of 5 stars (based on 64 Patient/Family Ratings)

About Our Patient Satisfaction Scores

The main Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

The ratings below are the average of specific questions about interactions with the care provider.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

  • 4.7 / 5

    Care Provider explanations of prob/condition

  • 4.6 / 5

    Likelihood of recommending Care Provider