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Dr. Emerson Liu, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 44

Dr. Liu

Dr. Emerson Liu, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2000 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.


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(412) 359-8820

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Dr. Liu's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

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

Atrial Flutter
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Dr. Liu treats Atrial Flutter more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Liu treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Emerson Liu, MD is a cardiology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2000 and specializes in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

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
2000

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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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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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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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