Cao Le, M.D., Ph.D.


Medical School:Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, China

Academic Rank:Associate Chief Physician


Clinical / Research Interests

Disorders and deformity of the foot and ankle, such as foot and ankle fracture, chronic ankle instability, achilles tendon rupture, hallux valgus, adult and juvenile flat foot, cavocarus, osteochondral lesion of talus, foot and ankle arthritis, etc.

Professional Highlights

Professional Appointments

Member, Specialized Committee, SICOT China Foot and Ankle Surgery Association

International Member, American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS)

Member, Youth Committee, Academic Group of Foot and Ankle, Chinese Society of Orthopaedics

Member, Youth Committee, Academic Group of Foot and Ankle, Society of Orthopaedics, Chinese Medical Doctor Association

Member, Youth Committee, International Exchange and Promotive Association for Medical and Health Care

Education Experience

Research Summary

The treatment of severe hallux valgus, juvenile flat foot, osteochondral lesion of talus, muller-weiss disease.


Cao, Le, Liu Xudong, Liu Shen, Jiang Yao, Zhang Xianlong, Zhang Changqing, Zeng Bingfang. Experimental repair of segmental bone defects inrabbits by angiopoietin-1 gene transfected MSCs seeded on porous beta-TCP scaffolds. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2012; 100(5): 1229-1236.

Cao Le, Miao Xu dong, Wu Yongping, Zhang Xiangfeng, Zhang Qiang. The rapeutic Outcomes of Kalix II in Treating Juvenile Flexible Flatfoot. Orthopa edic Surgery. 2017; 9(1): 20-27.

Jiang Lifeng, Cao Le, Fang Jinghua, Yu Xinning, Dai Xuesong, Miao Xudong. Ochronotic arthritis and ochronotic Achilles tendon rupture in alkaptonuria A 6 years follow-up case report in China. Medicine. 2019; 98(34) : 0-e16837.

Current Program

The treatment and mechanism of bionic II/III collagen-PRP scaffold compositing adipose-derived stem cells in articular cartilage defect. Funding Source: National Natural Science Foundation of China.

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