Dr. Dennis Liu, MD

Dr. Dennis Liu, MD

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Dr. Dennis Liu, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Sacramento, CA. He has been practicing for 14 years.

Mercy Medical Group

3000 Q St

Sacramento, CA 95816
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Tricare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Liu performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Liu "Providing compassionate care through active listening, discussion and education."
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Arthritic Rehabilitation
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Boston University School Of Medicine-Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Boston University School of Medicine-Rheumatology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

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
4.0
based on 11 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Liu's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Sacramento, CA |
I love Dr. Liu. I've been seeing him for 4 years. I tried about 2 years ago to shop around a little and get another opinion, and the other doctors I saw came up with the same treatment options, but with much less bedside manner. He always asks if I have any questions, and how things are feeling....more
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in Davis, CA |
I have been a patient for a year and a half to treat my RA. He likes to use email between visits for contact, but his responses are delayed, or not not medically sound. When you are in pain and not getting a response, it is excruciating. At my last appointment he switched my medication. Two weeks...more
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Sacramento, CA |
I came in for a trigger thumb and evaluation for RA. He told me I have RA, ordered X Rays, lab tests, a nasty drug and told me not to call for results as his staff can't explain the results and 'honestly, I'm too busy to spend time on the phone. I prefer to give results face to face.' I was sent...more
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Sacramento, CA |
FIRST, HE'S ALWAYS BEHIND THE SCHEDULED APPT TIME. ALL HE DOES IS ASK A FEW QUESTIONS, FEELS MY HANDS AND KNEES AND TELLS ME THERE'S SWELLING, NO KIDDING WITH RA, AND OUT THE DOOR I GO ONLY TO RECEIVE A $400 BILL FOR A SIMPLE 10-15 MINUTE EXAM. GIVE ME A BREAK. IT'S ALL ABOUT MAKING MONEY FIRST AND...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Liu accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • MultiPlan
  • Networks By Design
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Tricare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Hospitals where Dr. Liu has admitting privileges

Mercy General Hospital
4001 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819
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