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Dr. Dennis Liu, MD

Dr. Dennis Liu, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male

  

Dr. Dennis Liu, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in rheumatology.


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(916) 343-8538

Dr. Liu accepts the following insurance:

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
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Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
Tricare
Western Health Advantage

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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

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Liu treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Arthritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu treats Arthritis more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Liu treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Liu treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist

Dr. Liu's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritic Rehabilitation
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

Providing compassionate care through active listening, discussion and education.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Boston University School Of Medicine-Rheumatology
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Boston University School Of Medicine-Internal Medicine
Residency Hospital
1999
Rush Medical College Of Rush University
Medical School
2004
2002
1999

Awards

Dr. Liu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Liu

4.0

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(1)
1 Star
18.181818181818183%
(2)

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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....Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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