University of Nebraska Medical Center

Feng Xie, MD

Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Feng Xie, MD

Dr. Xie is a professor of medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  He was trained as a postdoc research fellow at the University of Rochester and a research assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Xie's research interests are in the fields of cardiac imaging and ultrasound with microbubbles for diagnosis and therapy. He has conducted more than 20 NIH/industrial research projects as principal investigator/co-investigator. He has published more than 300 academic papers in peer-reviewed journals with an H-index of 43.

Dr. Xie has won a series of awards during his career, including first place in the ASE Research Award in 1994 and the American Lee Foundation Award in 1995. Dr. Xie's most influential contribution is the two original papers published in Circulation and JACC jointly with Dr. Thomas Porter in 1990's. The gas theory and experimental evidence directly led to the advent of new acoustic contrast agents. These two papers can be regarded as the classic literature of echocardiography and have been widely cited by scholars around the world.


  • Medical School: Jiamusi Medical College, China
  • Fellowship: University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
  • Fellowship: Chinese Military Graduate Medical School, China