Charles Yu Liu, MD, PhD

Neurosurgery
Accepting New Patients

Locations

Photo of La Canada - USC Healthcare Center
place
1751 Foothill Blvd. Suite 2 Ste 2, La Canada, CA 91011
phone
schedule

Monday - Friday

8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Photo of Los Angeles – Neurosurgery
place
1520 San Pablo St. HC2 - Suite 3800 Ste 3800, Los Angeles, CA 90033
phone
schedule

Monday - Friday

7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Provider Details

Languages Spoken
English, Chinese - Mandarin, Cantonese
Gender
Male
About Charles Yu Liu , MD, PhD

Dr. Liu completed his undergraduate education in Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and went on to receive his PhD in Chemical/Biomedical Engineering at Rice University. He then attended the Yale University School of Medicine, receiving his MD degree. He trained in neurosurgery at the University of Southern California Affiliated Hospitals.

He is presently professor of neurosurgery and neurology and holds the Apuzzo Professorship for Advanced Neurosurgery. He is also Director of the USC Center for Neurorestoration, which functions to bring scientific advances in the laboratory and engineers new tools to restore function to the injured and diseased nervous system. He also serves as the Surgical Director of the USC Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, one of the premier and highest volume surgical epilepsy programs in the world.

He has received numerous research awards and made a large number of visitorships/invited lectures throughout the world. He also serves as Associate Editor of the journal, WORLD NEUROSURGERY. He is a principal neurosurgical consultant for the NCAA USC Trojans Athletics Department. In addition, he serves on the Executive Committee of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. At Rancho Los Amigos, Dr. Liu is Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery and is developing cutting-edge programs in restorative neurosurgery, collaborating with scientists at Caltech and USC, among others.

Experience

Specialties
  • Neurosurgery
Academic Title
Professor of Neurological Surgery and Neurology

Insurances Accepted

Note: Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted.

Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Marian Health Services
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Watchtower
  • NEXT
  • Kern Health Systems
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • First Health
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Health Net
  • Interplan
  • Pacificare
  • USC Network
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • MultiPlan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Brand New Day
  • Aetna
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • United Healthcare
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Medicare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • GEHA
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CIGNA

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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