Dr. Spencer S Liu MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. Spencer Liu is an anesthesiologist in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery. He received his medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. He is one of 51 doctors at Hospital for Special Surgery who specialize in Anesthesiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: General Anesthesiology

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital for Special Surgery

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center - Northwestern University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1989

McGaw Medical Center - Northwestern University
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1989 - 1990

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1993 - 1994

University of Alabama School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Association of Obesity With Inflammation and Pain After Total Hip Arthroplasty.
Motaghedi, R.,Bae, J. J.,Memtsoudis, S. G.,Kim, D. H.,Beathe, J. C.,Paroli, L.,Yadeau, J. T.,Gordon, M. A.,Maalouf, D. B.,Lin, Y.,Ma, Y.,Cunningham-Rundles, S.,Liu, S. S.

Analgesia after total knee replacement: local infiltration versus epidural combined with a femoral nerve blockade: A prospective, randomised pragmatic trial.
Yadeau, J. T.,Goytizolo, E. A.,Padgett, D. E.,Liu, S. S.,Mayman, D. J.,Ranawat, A. S.,Rade, M. C.,Westrich, G. H.

Perioperative comparative effectiveness of anesthetic technique in orthopedic patients.
Memtsoudis, S. G.,Sun, X.,Chiu, Y. L.,Stundner, O.,Liu, S. S.,Banerjee, S.,Mazumdar, M.,Sharrock, N. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • BCBS Wyoming BlueChoice Personal
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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