Dr. Linda M. Liau, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Female • Age 47

300 Ucla Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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Dr. Liau's Experience

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Dr. Liau's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Liau Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Conditions Dr. Liau Treats

  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
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Hospital Quality

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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
1250 16th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UCLA Neurosurgery Outpatnt Clnc
UCLA Neurosurgery Outpatnt Clnc
300 Ucla Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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    Dr. Liau's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Stereotaxis
    2
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Meningiomas
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Liau

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    UCLA Med Center
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    UCLA Med Center
    Complete in 1998

    Fellowship Hospital

    UCLA Med Center
    Complete in 1999
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Liau & Staff

    • English
  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. Liau's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

    • UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Liau

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Liau to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Liau's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 7 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Liau
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    UCLA Neurosurgery Outpatnt Clnc
    300 Ucla Medical Plaza
    Los Angeles, CA 90095
    (310) 794-1572 (Office)
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