"Through preventive weight loss surgery we could reverse or improve diabetes, hypertension, and joint disease."
"LAP-BAND® weight loss surgery is the wave of the future. We are here to guide you to a happier, healthier life."
"The LAP-BAND® procedure is very, very safe. The surgery is quick, minimally invasive and virtually painless."
"We provide our patients with safe and effective weight loss surgery. We also offer quality post-op care."
"Throughout his career as a weight loss surgeon, Dr. Carson Liu™ has performed over 2600 Bariatric Surgeries."
"Obesity is a chronic disease. We provide information to help you know whether obesity surgery is right for you."
"Dr. Liu makes a difference in the lives of his patients through his commitment and care. - American Diabetes Association"
"If you are obese and have failed at numerous diets, surgery may be your only realistic option for lasting weight loss."

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Dr. Carson Liu™

Bariatric Surgeon in Los Angeles, California


Dr. Liu received 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, Dr. Liu was appointed Assistant Professor of Surgery at UCLA Medical School where he continued to hone his skills in clinical practice, teaching and research. Dr. Liu has conducted extensive research and is widely published in the fields of Bariatric and gastrointestinal surgery; he is nationally recognized in his field and has lectured extensively to professional societies on these subjects. Dr. Liu is board certified in General Surgery and over the course of his career has performed over 3700 Bariatric Surgeries.

With the help of the LAP-BAND® TOTAL CARE™ Program, our team is able to support your every step along your weight loss journey with the LAP-BAND® System.

We will help you with important areas such as:

  • Establishing your goals and expectations
  • Preparing for your surgical procedure
  • Explaining the importance of integrating diet, exercise, and the ongoing support of those close to you in a comprehensive weight loss plan that includes the LAP-BAND® System
  • Outlining the dietary recommendations
  • Support both before and after surgery, to help you successfully maintain your ongoing lifestyle changes

The American Diabetes Association honors Dr. Carson Liu™!

"Through his research endeavors and clinical practice in bariatric surgery, he has positively changed the lives of many patients by helping them to conquer their diabetes; a disease that currently affects an estimated 18.2 million people. Carson makes a difference in the lives of his patients through his commitment and care, which also clearly extends to his family and friends."
- American Diabetes Association

ABC News - Good Morning America


SkyLex Advanced Surgical Private Practice
2007 - Present

Olympia Hospital, formerly Midway, Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, Medical Director
2004 - 2008

Century City Hospital, Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, Medical Director
2003 - 2004

UCLA Center for the Health Sciences, Dept. of Surgery
1998 - 2003

Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center
1998 - 2003


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