Dr. John Liu, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
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Dr. John Liu, MD
Dr. John Liu, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Liu is affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC and Cedars - Sinai Medical Center.

1520 San Pablo St Ste 5400

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Dr. John Liu, MD

Dr. John Liu, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Liu's Experience

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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 Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
94

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Knee Replacement
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Nwstn U Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Nwstn U Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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
4.3
based on 16 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Liu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in La Canada, CA |
I was referred to Dr.Liu by two physician friends. He is the Co-Director of the USC Keck Spine surgery. I have had two previous spine surgeries and only surgery could stop the sciatic pain I had and the other spinal issues. I saw four surgeons, neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons. Dr. Liu had the finest clinical backgrounds. He was personable, professional and caring. He tried to alleviate pain with non-servical interventions but only surgery would do it. He performed two surgeries.
in Winnetka, CA |
Dr. Liu was the third surgeon I spoke to and he had the best, most holistic approach. I did ultimately have surgery which was a complete success, but he tried to help me avoid surgery as long as possible. He was always patient, courteous, and made sure he answered all of my questions.
in Thousand Oaks, CA |
I really like Dr. Liu and his team. He is very conservative with his approach. I have been to a lot of back specialist in my life and Dr. Liu is the only one I ever let do surgery on me. I drive all the way from Thousand Oaks so I can see Dr. Liu
in Newport Beach ca |
I had a previous back surgery from a diffrent surgeon. I was in chronic pain for months. I finally got in to see Dr Liu and he did another back surgery. This was the best decision I ever made. I have no pain and am off all medication. I'm back to running and exercising. I can't thank him enough. He Truly saved my life and am so thankful I went to him. He is an excellent doctor and I highly recommend him !
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Dr. Liu accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Liu has admitting privileges

Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
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Keck Hospital of USC
1500 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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