Dr. John Liu, MD

Dr. John Liu, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. John Liu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

1450 San Pablo St Ste 5400

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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No malpractice claims found for California
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Liu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Liu treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Liu treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Liu treats Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Liu treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Liu's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adhesive Capsulitis
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Sprain
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
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
Osteopenia
Osteosarcoma
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Liu, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Nwstn U Med Sch
Fellowship Hospital
1998
Nwstn U Med Sch
Residency Hospital
1992
University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
Medical School
1998
1992

Awards

Dr. Liu's Reviews

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4.3

Based on 16 reviews

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1 Star
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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...Read More
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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.
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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
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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....Read More
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