Dr. Andrew Li-Yung Hing is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

Dr. Andrew Li-Yung Hing is a Primary Care Sports Medicine physician who is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and holds a Certificate of Added Qualification in Primary Care Sports Medicine. He grew up in London, England and completed his undergraduate studies in Biology and Chemistry at the University of St. Thomas in Houston. He attended American University of Antigua College of Medicine, completed his residency in Family Medicine from Baton Rouge General Medical Center and then a fellowship in Sports Medicine from Baton Rouge General Medical Center affiliated with Louisiana State University Athletics in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Dr. Li-Yung Hing focuses on full care of the active person from the common cold and health maintenance to non-operative management of injuries and injury prevention. He sees patients of all ages, including Little Leaguers, high school and college athletes, weekend warriors and active seniors. His clinical interests include ultrasound guided procedures, viscosupplementation, platelet rich plasma (PRP), management of chronic tendinopathy and arthritis, fracture evaluation and management as well as concussion evaluation and management.

Dr. Li-Yung Hing is the team physician for the University of Houston, University of St. Thomas and Houston Baptist University. He provides coverage for the ATP World Tour U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship and covered the International Weightlifting Federation World Weight Lifting Championships. He is a member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), Society for Tennis Medicine and Science, The International Institute for Race Medicine, Texas Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Medical Association, And The Harris County Medical Association.

In his free time, Dr. Li-Yung Hing is a recreational athlete enjoying tennis, biking and participating in other physical fitness activities. He also provides local event coverage at the Houston Marathon and Texas Ironman Triathlon.


Undergraduate Degree
University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas
Medical School
American University of Antigua College of Medicine, New York, New York
Family Medicine Residency, Tulane University School of Medicine, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Sports Medicine Fellowship, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Primary Care
Sports Medicine
Non-operative treatment of sports injuries
Injury prevention
Ultrasound guided procedures
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Chronic tendonopathy and arthritis
Fracture evaluation and management
Concussion evaluation and management

Research Interests

Li-Yung Hing, A. Collegiate Women’s Soccer Player with Leg Pain. Poster session. PRESENTATIONS presented at: AMSSM 22nd Annual Meeting, 2013 April 17-21, San Diego, California.

Li-Yung Hing, A, Shaw, V. Recreational Athlete with Bilateral Hip Pain. Poster session presented at: AMSSM 21st Annual Meeting, 2012 April 21-25, Atlanta, Georgia.

PEPID PCP, 12.0, Shoulder Impingement Syndrome in Athletes, Published June 2011, Co-author with Dr. Vincent Shaw.

In Publication: Li-Yung Hing, A. The Best Treatment for Osgood-Schlatter Disease. Evidence-Based Practice.