Dr. Daniel Liu, MD

Dr. Daniel Liu, MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Dr. Daniel Liu, MD is a plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Zion, IL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Washington University School of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in plastic & reconstructive surgery, breast reconstruction surgery, and more.Read his story

2520 Elisha Ave

Zion, IL 60099

Contact Information

(888) 828-4888

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
more than 32% of peers
more than 5% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Liu's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Liu "Initially trained as a concert violinist, Dr. Liu attended Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, while playing professionally in the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. He then turned his focus to medicine. Dr. Liu completed a bachelor's degree summa cum laude in chemistry in 2002 and earned a medical degree at Washington University in St. Louis in 2006 with induction to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Liu then completed residency training in plastic surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Liu has worked as a plastic surgeon at several large hospitals in Illinois. He joined CTCA® in August 2014. Dr. Liu is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. A dedicated researcher, Dr. Liu has published several studies on various aspects of plastic surgery and serves as peer reviewer in eminent medical journals. He has presented his work at numerous national and international professional conferences, and continues to contribute chapters to textbooks on plastic surgery. As an educator, Dr. Liu has passionately spearheaded the use of social media to promote public education about breast reconstruction and plastic surgery."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Liu "At CTCA, Dr. Liu combines cutting-edge technology with exceptionally compassionate care. He says, "Open communication and tailoring different treatment options for each individual patient are key to maintaining an excellent doctor-patient relationship." Dr. Liu specializes in all forms of breast reconstruction, including microsurgical tissue transfer, and offers surgical treatment options for upper- and lower-extremity lymphedema."

3  Specialties

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Microsurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

26  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Neck Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Trunk Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Lower Extremity Reconstruction
  • Lymphedema Therapy
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Hendrix College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Liu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Liu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Liu to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Liu's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Experienced, patient, and meticulous
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What can I say...he's the best! He thought he'd take 4-5 hrs for my surgery but he went above and beyond, dedicated 8 hours to perform a microscopic procedure with specialized tools. He's a genius and his motivation = He wants to Help....and help Me HE DID!!!
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