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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Charles Liu is Excellent. Dr. Liu has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Charles Liu, MD, PHD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Depression
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Education & Awards

Dr. Liu graduated from Yale University, New Haven. He has 7 awards.

2011 list of America's Top Doctors, compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Lincoln Heights
Neurological Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Los Angeles, CA
Neurological Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Los Angeles Metro Area
Neurological Surgeon


Dr. Liu has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Glendale Adventist Medical Center/Adventist Health 
  • USC University Hospital 


  • French
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Mandarin

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Additional Information
Dr. Charles Y Liu MD and PHD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Charles Y. Liu practice?
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Dr. Charles Liu practices Neurological Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
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