Dr. Carson David Liu MD Surgeon

Dr. Carson Liu is a surgeon in Santa Monica, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. He is one of 76 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and one of 32 at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Bariatric

Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1998

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1991

University Of California, Los Angeles
Other Training, General Surgery, 1991–1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 15 years in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Infrared laser activation of indocyanine green inhibits growth in human pancreatic cancer.
Tseng, W.W., Saxton, R.E., Deganutti, A., Liu, C.D.

Characterizing the performance and outcomes of obesity surgery in California.
Liu, J.H., Zingmond, D., Etzioni, D.A., O'Connell, J.B., Maggard, M.A., Livingston, E.H., Liu, C.D., Ko, C.Y.

Assessment of routine elimination of postoperative nasogastric decompression after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
Huerta, S., Arteaga, J.R., Sawicki, M.P., Liu, C.D., Livingston, E.H.

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