Dr. John Liu, MD

Dr. John Liu, MD

Neurosurgeon at The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC

Meet Dr. John Liu, MD

Dr. John Liu is a board certified, fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC, specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery.

Dr. Liu At a Glance:

  • Recognized leader and pioneer in minimally invasive spine surgery techniques
  • Expertise in treating spinal stenosis, spinal tumors, deformity and infections
  • Key leader in the development of the leading multi-disciplinary (collaborations with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery) academic spine program on the West Coast

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Los Angeles, CA

How Dr. John Liu, MD Can Help You

Specialties

  • Neurosurgeon

Education

  • Medical School, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Surgical Internship and Residency, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Conditions

  • Adult Degenerative Conditions
  • Back Pain
  • Brain and Spinal Tumors
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Neck Pain
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors

Treatments

  • Cervical Disc Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity Surgery
  • Spine Revision Surgery

What Patients are Saying About Dr. John Liu, MD

  • "When I met with Dr. Patrick Hsieh and Dr. John Liu, I knew these were the doctors I wanted in my body. They had the experience and the outcomes I was searching for. They were to be my team!"
    — Robin D.
  • “I’m so grateful that I had the best surgeon that I could find. This has been a difficult process for me; however I am emotionally again on the right track. I had no expectations, other than I wanted to be able to walk. It felt so good to be able to stand up, take a shower on my own and to spend time in the kitchen cooking with my daughters..."
    — Robin D.

Accolades for Dr. John Liu, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Complex Spine Surgery and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - Department of Neurological Surgery Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Co-Director, USC Spine Center
  • Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery, USC

Professional Affiliations

  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • AANS/CNS Spine Joint Section Member
  • North American Spine Society
  • Illinois Society of Neurosurgeons
  • American Spinal Injury Association
  • National Medical Association
  • Neurosurgical Society of America

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Neurological Surgery National Boards

Awards

  • Castle Connolly "Top Doctor,” 2015

Office Information for Dr. John Liu, MD

USC Healthcare Center 4
1450 San Pablo St.
Suite 5400
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Primary Location:

USC Healthcare Center 4
1450 San Pablo St.
Suite 5400
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Hours

Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

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Additional Locations

Keck Medicine of USC – Beverly Hills
9033 Wilshire Blvd,
Suite 400
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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Keck Medicine of USC
1808 Verdugo Blvd
Suite 112
Glendale, CA 91208
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Profile last updated: February 24, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.