Dr. Linda Liau, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 50
(8)
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Dr. Linda Liau, MD
Dr. Linda Liau, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. She is 50 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Liau is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Wasserman Bldg , 300 Stein Plaza 550

Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Dr. Linda Liau, MD

Dr. Linda Liau, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • SelectHealth
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Brain Surgery
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
33

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

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

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • UCLA Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • UCLA Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Phd-Ucla Neuroscience Idp
    Other Education | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Liau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Liau's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Liau to family and friends
3.9
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Liau's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Laguna Niguel, CA |
Dr. Liau is in my opinion, the best brain surgeon I've ever even heard of, let alone met. And, out of the many, many Doctors I have known, she is at the top as the best. If a person needs her abilities, that person will be WELL taken care of. Her skills in the O.R (or even consultation mtgs) are unsurpassed; on a scale of 1 - 10, she would be a 15. And I do not say that lightly. She is a gift from God for ANY brain tumor patient.
in Northridge, CA |
Caring, compassionate and a true life saver!!!!
in Fresno, CA |
DR. LIAU HAS ALWAYS BEEN OPEN,HONEST, POSITIVE IN ALL MY HUSBAND AND OUR FAMILY'S DEALINGS WITH HER. SHE CLEARLY ADDRESSES QUESTIONS AND IS INCLUSIVE OF PATIENT AND FAMILY IN WISHES AND SUPPORT. I HAVE WORKED IN MEDICAL SETTING FOR 25 YEARS & HAVE NEVER MET A FINER SURGEON OR DOCTOR IN ALL MY EXPERIENCE THAN DR. LIAU . HER MIRACULOUS SURGERY COMBINED WITH HER IMPRESSIVE NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED TRIAL ,HAS PROVIDED ADDITIONAL YEARS OF LIFE FOR MY HUSBAND.. SHE ALLOWS PLENTY OF TIME FOR EACH PATIEN
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Liau accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Pathway X Direct Access PPO
    Pathway X Tiered Direct Access
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Basic PPO
    Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Blue & Gold HMO
    Covered California - Bronze PPO
    Employer Group HMO
    Health Net PPO
    Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • SelectHealth
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Liau has admitting privileges

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
757 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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