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Linda Liau, MD

UCLA Physician Linda Liau, MD specializes in Neurological Surgery.
Specialty
Neurological Surgery
Gender
Female
Language Spoken
English
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
G76908
Contact
(310) 267-2621 Appointment Scheduling
(310) 267-2621 Academic Office
Fax Number
(310) 825-9385
Voted Best Doctor
PRACTICE LOCATION

Clinic
300 UCLA Medical Plaza, B-200
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Mailing Address
UCLA Neurosurgery Department
Box 951761
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1761

MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATION
Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery, 2002, 2013
EDUCATION
Fellowship
Neuro-Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, 1998 - 1998
Residency
Surgery/Neurosurgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1992 - 1997
Internship
Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1991 - 1992
Degree
MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1991
CLINICAL INTEREST
Anaplastic astrocytoma (grade III glioma), Astrocytoma (grade II gliomas), Brain Stem Tumors, Brain Tumor, CNS Lymphoma, Ependymoma, Gangliomas, Gliobastoma (grade IV glioma), Medulloblastomas, Meningiomas, Metastatic Cancer - Brain Cancer from other organs, Oligodendroglioma, Oncology, Pilocytic astrocytoma (grade I glioma), Skull Base Tumors, Stereotactic Biopsy
AFFILIATION
Department Affiliation
Director, Brain Tumor Program
Provider, Neurosurgery
MORE INFORMATION
Additional Information
Professor and Director of the UCLA Brain Tumor Program. Dr. Liau's clinical expertise is in intra-operative functional brain mapping and use of intra-operative imaging for resection of brain tumors (gliomas, meningiomas, and metastatic tumors). Her research efforts are focused on the molecular biology of brain tumors, gene therapy, immunotherapy, and brain cancer vaccines.

Dr. Liau is the current Editor-in-Chief of the the Journal of Neuro-Oncology.

HOSPITAL POSITION

  • Vice Chair of Academic Affairs, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, UCLA School of Medicine
  • Director, Malignant Brain Tumor Program, UCLA School of Medicine

MEMBERSHIP, MEDICAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Association of Neurological Surgery
  • American Association of Cancer Research
  • American Association of Neurological Surgery
  • American Society of Gene Therapy
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology
  • Women in Neurosurgery
Awards & Recognition
Dr. Linda Liau was recognized as a Top Doctor by U.S. News in partnership with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. This denotes that this doctor is among the top 1% in the nation in his or her specialty.
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