Dr. Richard Liu, MD

Dr. Richard Liu, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Richard Liu, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in La Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

5565 Grossmont Center Dr Ste 101

La Mesa, CA 91942

Contact Information

(619) 464-3353

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Medico
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Liu performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 96% of peers
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Liu's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

63  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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

  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

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

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Liu to family and friends
29 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Liu'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Very professional, caring and thorough. He is a doctor I can trust. I recommend him highly.
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Three days before surgery that I was waiting for several months I had to cancel it because I had couple additional questions about surgery to clarify and they didn’t let me to stop by to address those questions. During my new appointment Dr. Liu was rude, arrogant and inpatient. I had to ask same...more
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Best all around doctor I have been in contact with. Very helpful, knowledgeable and caring! He knows what he's doing and can be trusted! It's a relief to find someone that is willing to maintain a professional yet personal relationship with all his clients. He is willing to help at any time and is...more
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Extremely professional, performed parotidectomy with minimal incision and bleeding. I recommend him to anyone with a similar case. Staff was on point.
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