As a leading bariatric specialist, Dr. Liu 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.
After earning his bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Chicago, Dr. Liu completed his M.D. at the prestigious University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, followed by his residency, internship and fellowship at UCLA Medical Center, Department of Surgery, where he also served as Administrative Chief Resident.
Before opening his current practice, Dr. Liu served as staff surgeon at the West Los Angeles Veterans Hospital; medical director of minimally invasive bariatric surgery at Century City Hospital and Midway/Olympia Hospital; medical director of bariatric surgery at Garden Grove Hospital; and clinical assistant professor of surgery at UCLA School of Medicine. For seven years, he has been named a Southern California Super Doctor. He has also held several committee appointments at UCLA and local medical centers.
Dr. Liu 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. Liu is firmly committed to helping each patient successfully complete their weight-loss journey.
Dr. Liu is affiliated with the following hospitals and medical centers located in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas:
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Beverly Hills Sunset Surgery Center
9201 Sunset Blvd, Ste 405
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Beverly Hills Regional Surgery Center
1125 South Beverly Drive, Suite 505
Los Angeles, CA 90035
St. John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Marina Del Rey Hospital
4650 Lincoln Blvd.
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Our office accepts all PPO insurance, and we will file the necessary medical claims for our patients. However, please note that we are considered an out-of-network provider with all insurance companies except for Blue Shield of California, Health Net, St. John's Physician Partners, and Prospect IPA. We will verify insurance coverage and obtain necessary authorizations on behalf of our patients. Please call our office if you have further questions. We will be glad to answer your questions regarding using your insurance policy for treatment.
"There are no words really...you are saving my life."
“Dr. Liu has always been caring and very thorough in his explanations. He is never short or unwilling to listen to my concerns.”
“Dr. Liu is a phenomenal weight loss surgeon, who has helped me on my way to a healthy weight loss of 50 pounds and counting. Thank you Dr. Liu!”
“I can’t say enough wonderful things about Dr. Liu and his staff. Thank you for giving me a new beginning.”
"I want to say thank you very much to Dr. Carson Liu and his staff. You have changed my life."
“Dr. Liu and his staff are nonjudgmental, kind, supportive and loving. Dr. Liu, thank you for everything.”
“Dr. Carson Liu...Wow! The best comment I can give him is that I would let him work on my two daughters who I love extremely.”