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Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery | Male

Care Philosophy

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.

Biography

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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Dr. Liu's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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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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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.

Dr. Liu's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Liu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    Washington University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2006

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Washington

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Washington

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    Hendrix College

    Graduated in 2002

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Microsurgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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 Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Wound Repair