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Dr. Carson Liu, MD

Bariatric Surgery ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Liu

Dr. Carson Liu, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.


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(310) 208-0474

Dr. Liu accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Golden Choice PPO
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access PPO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Connection PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Georgia PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas PPO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Indemnity EPO
Open Access Plus PPO
First Choice Health
Health Net
Advantage Platinum PPO
Health Net PPO
Medicare PPO
Humana
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Liu's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 41% of his peers

Dr. Liu performs this procedure more than 41% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 39% of his peers

Dr. Liu treats this condition more than 39% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu performs Stomach Surgery more than 31% of his peers

Dr. Liu performs this procedure more than 31% of his peers

Dr. Liu's conditions and procedures:

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Trauma
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heartburn
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Weight Loss

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Carson Liu is a leading bariatric surgeon in Santa Monica and Tustin, CA, providing patients in Orange County and the Greater Los Angeles area with top-quality care and individualized attention for weight loss issues. He is a recognized expert i...

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1993
UCLA Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1992
UCLA Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1991
University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
University Of Chicago
Undergraduate School
1995
1993
1992
1991
1987

Languages

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Liu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Liu

4.2

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Excellent doctor who is friendly and kind. He has been performing surgery for decades. I would highly recommend him.
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Dr Liu is great. He did my gastric sleeve. I was up and walking within the hour of surgery. Great bed side manners. He genuinely cares for his patients. Highly recommended.
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