Dr. Emerson Liu, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 46
  
Dr. Liu
Telehealth services available

AGH Electrophysiology

320 E North Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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Dr. Emerson Liu, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Liu has more experience with Electrophysiology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Harvard Medical School medical school in 2000. He is affiliated with Allegheny General Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Liu to book an appointment.


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Dr. Liu accepts the following insurance:

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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Practice Areas

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 58% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioversion, Elective
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Liu performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Liu performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Liu performs this procedure more than 50% of their peers

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Dr. Liu's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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Very impressed with first meeting. Very informative and willing to discuss procedures and options available. Explained heart functions thoroughly as well as pre and post surgery procedures. Very approachable and friendly.
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I have had 2 ablations by Dr. Liu. He is a outstanding Doctor. He always explains everything that is wrong with your heart and how he plans to help you, I have referred 2 other patients to Dr. Liu and all of us have had great results.
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Jerry Croasman in Punxsutawney, PA – Nov 19, 2018
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Dr Liu was very through in explaining the procedure for the heart ablation and what to expect during recovery. When I had issues late in the evening, he returned to the hospital to check on me.
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John S in Punxsutawney – Nov 26, 2016
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I needed an ablation for my AFib and was referred to Dr Liu by my cardiologist. Couldn't be more pleased with this experience from top to bottom. He is the very best!
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Biography

Dr. Emerson Liu, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Liu has more experience with Electrophysiology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Harvard Medical Scho...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
Emory University
Residency Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
Emory University
Internship Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship Hospital
2000
Harvard Medical School
Medical School

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AGH Electrophysiology

AGH Electrophysiology320 E North Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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Allegheny General Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020)