Dr. Leon K. Liem, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 50

1380 Lusitana St Suite 1012
Honolulu, HI 96813
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Dr. Liem's Experience

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Dr. Liem's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Liem Performs

  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
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Hospital Quality

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Kaiser Foundation Hospital
3288 Moanalua Road
Honolulu, HI 96819
The Queens Medical Center
1301 Punchbowl Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Liem

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Leon K Liem MD
Leon K Liem MD
1380 Lusitana St Suite 1012
Honolulu, HI 96813
Hilo Specialty Clinic
Hilo Specialty Clinic
670 Ponahawai St Suite 122
Hilo, HI 96720
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    Dr. Liem's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Spine Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Lumbar Spine Surgery
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
    2
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Back Pain
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Excessive Sweating
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Pain
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Maryland At Baltimore / Professional Schools
    Complete in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Liem & Staff

    • English
    • Dutch
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Liem's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Liem has admitting privileges:

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    • Kaiser Foundation Hospital

    • Pali Momi Medical Center

    • The Queens Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Liem

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Liem to family and friends

    14 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Liem's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 12 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Liem
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    same as
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    same as
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Liem accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Leon K Liem MD
    1380 Lusitana St Suite 1012
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    (808) 546-5000 (Office)
    B
    Hilo Specialty Clinic
    670 Ponahawai St Suite 122
    Hilo, HI 96720
    (808) 935-7890 (Office)
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