Carson David Liu, MD, FACS


Carson David Liu, MD, FACS is a surgeon in the Weight Loss Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

In addition to his extensive clinical experience, Dr. Liu’s research interests include lap band surgery and insulin resistance in obesity. His research has been published in over 40 peer-reviewed journals including The Bariatrician, Pancreas and Obesity Surgery. He is the author of several surgery text book chapters and a reviewer for the peer-reviewed journal, World Journal of Surgery.  Dr. Liu has written over 48 medical abstracts in publications such as Gastroenterology and the Journal of Surgical Research and has lectured and presented at numerous conferences and seminars.

In addition to being board certified in general surgery, Dr. Liu is a member of numerous professional societies including the American College of Surgeons, The American Society for Bariatric Surgery and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. He sits on many committees and is the recipient of numerous honors and awards.

After earning his bachelor’s of science in chemistry and his medical degree from the University of Chicago, Dr, Liu completed and internship and residency in general surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center where he was chief resident. Dr. Liu also completed a research fellowship at UCLA.

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