Dr. Leon K. Liem, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 51

1380 Lusitana St Ste 1012
Honolulu, HI 96813
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Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center
3288 Moanalua Rd
Honolulu, HI 96819
The Queens Medical Center
1301 Punchbowl St
Honolulu, HI 96813

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

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Spine Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epilepsy Surgery
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Lumbar Spine Surgery
    • Neurostimulation
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Aneurysm
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Excessive Sweating
    • Fracture
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Pain
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    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • 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 Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Liem

    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
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    Dr. Liem's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center

    • Pali Momi Medical Center

    • The Queens Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
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    • 1 review

    3.8 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Ocean View Hi |

    He & His teams helped me stabalize some pain issues in my spine & legs. He & His teams implanted a neuromodulation (SCS) system in my spine to manage pain. Through it all it was an Honorable experence.He & His teams were ALLWAYS:patient,polite and vary informative. Respectfully; Adam

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    Office Locations

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