Carson Liu              , M.D.

Carson Liu, M.D.



Dr. Carson Liu earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, and completed his internship, residencies, and research fellowship at UCLA Medical Center. In 1998, he was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery at UCLA Medical School, where he continued to hone his skills in clinical practice, teaching, and research. The surgeon has conducted extensive research and is widely published in the fields of bariatric and gastrointestinal surgery. Dr. Carson Liu is nationally recognized in his field and has lectured extensively to professional societies on the subjects of his expertise. He is board-certified in General Surgery and over the course of his career, has performed over 3,700 bariatric procedures.

Dr. Carson Liu also has a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, which he received from the University of Chicago in 1987. As a leading bariatric specialist, he understands the unique issues that confront weight-loss patients before and after losing weight and he provides supportive care prior to and following surgery to help ensure the best possible short and long-term results. The surgeon is dedicated to offering his patients the most advanced, safest treatment options in a state-of-the-art medical center geared toward providing individualized care and attention. From establishing goals and expectations to learning new eating behaviors and lifestyle habits, Dr. Carson Liu is firmly committed to helping each patient successfully complete their weight-loss journey. He has over 30 years of professional experience and is the recipient of the Super Doc and ACS Fellow awards.

Procedures Dr. Carson Liu, Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthNet
  • MultiPlan
  • United Healthcare

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education & Training

Medical Degree

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship(s)

UCLA Medical Center

Residency(ies)

UCLA Medical Center

Fellowship(s)

UCLA Medical Center



Memberships & Affiliations

  • Los Angeles Surgical Society Los Angeles Surgical Society
  • American Society of Bariatric Surgery American Society of Bariatric Surgery
  • Publications & Media