John C. Liu

Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery Co-Director, USC Spine Center
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Areas of treatment:

Complex Spine Disorders
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Degenerative Disc Herniation
Spinal Stenosis
Tumor
Deformity
Infection
Failed Back Surgery
Aging Spinal Conditions

Specialties:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgery - Spine

Department:

  • Department of Neurological Surgery

Language:

  • English
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John C. Liu, MD

Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Co-Director, USC Spine Center

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • Keck Medicine of USC - Beverly Hills
  • USC Healthcare Center 4

About this doctor:

Dr. Liu is a recognized leader and considered one of the pioneers in minimally invasive surgical techniques for spine. He provides a key leadership role in the development of the leading multi-disciplinary academic spine program on the West Coast through close collaborations with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 1992

Internships:

Surgical Internship, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 1992 - 1993

Residencies:

Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 1998

Fellowships:

Complex Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 1998

Certifications:

Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
Neurological Surgery National Boards
Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Professional society memberships:

Congress of Neurological Surgeons
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
AANS/CNS Spine Joint Section Member
North American Spine Society
Illinois Society of Neurosurgeons
American Spinal Injury Association
National Medical Association
Neurosurgical Society of America

Awards:

Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal
Army Service Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, 2004
Operation Noble Eagle, 2004
Brooke Army Medical Center Commanding General Award for Excellence, 2004
Army Achievement Medal for Meritorious Service, 2005
Castle Connolly "Top Doctor,” 2015