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Lawrence Liu

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Liver Diseases
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Certifications

  • Transplant Hepatology

  • Gastroenterology

Education

  • MD, University of the East

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital

  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology
    St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital

  • Fellowship, Hepatology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

    Dr. Liu's areas of clinical interest include living donor liver transplantation, outcomes of liver transplantation, complications of cirrhosis, and chronic hepatitis B infection and the porphyrias.

    Dr. Liu earned his B.S. in Biology at the University of the Philippines and an M.D. at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. He completed his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and fellowships in gastroenterology and general/transplant hepatology at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and The Mount Sinai Medical Center, respectively. Prior to his return to Mount Sinai this year as an attending, Dr. Liu had been the Assistant Training Director at both the Department of Medicine and the Division of Gastroenterology at Cebu Doctors' University Hospital (Philippines).

    Dr. Liu is fluent in  Hokkien, Tagalog, and Cebuano.

Research

Research

  • Liver Transplantation 
  • Live Donor Liver Transplantation
  • Treatment of Acute and Chronic Liver Disease
  • Porphyria

Publications

Liu LU, Qin L, Knisely AS. A patient with persistent pruritus. Seminars in liver disease 2010 May; 30(2).

Liu L MD, Schiano T MD. Hepatotoxicity of herbal medicines, vitamins and natural hepatotoxins. In: Informa Healthcare USA, Inc;prettyprintp733-754.

Liu LU, Schiano TD. Long-term care of the liver transplant recipient. Clinics in liver disease 2007 May; 11(2).

Liu LU, Schiano TD. Hepatitis C immune globulin (human) for the prevention of viral recurrence after liver transplantation. Expert review of clinical immunology 2007 Mar; 3(2).

Liu LU, Schiano TD. Adult Live Donor Liver Transplantation. Clin Liver Dis. 2005 Nov; 9(4): 767-86.

Liu LU, Bodian CA, Gondolesi GE, Schwartz ME, Emre S, Roayaie S, Schiano TD. Marked differences in acute cellular rejection rates between living-donor and deceased-donor liver transplant recipients. Transplantation 2005; 80: 1072-1080.

Liu LU, Haddadin HA, Bodian CA, Sigal SH, Korman JD, Bodenheimer HC Jr, Schiano TD. Outcome analysis of cirrhotic patients undergoing chest tube placement. Chest 2004 Jul; 126(1): 142-8.

Liu LU, Schiano TD, Lau N, O'Rourke M, Min AD, Sigal SH, Drooker M, Bodenheimer HC Jr. Survival and recidivism risk in methadone-dependent patients undergoing liver transplantation. Am J Transplant 2003 Oct; 3(10): 1273-7.

Liu LU, Schiano TD, Min AD, Kim-Schluger L, Schwartz ME, Emre S, Fishbein TM, Bodenheimer HC Jr, Miller CM. Syngeneic living-donor liver transplantation without the use of immunosuppression. Gastroenterology 2002 Oct; 123(4): 1341-5.

Liu LU, Abittan CS, Schiano TD, Jaffe DL, Fishbein TM. Endoscopic diagnosis of bleeding Meckel's diverticulum in a multivisceral transplant recipient. Am J Transplant 2003 Jan; 3(1): 82-4.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Liu did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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Address

Icahn Bldg 1425 Madison Avenue
4th Floor 4-88
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-659-9001
Fax: 212-241-3100
RMTI - Liver Transplant Practice

5 East 98th Street
12th Floor
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-8035
Fax: 212-731-7339
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Office Hours:
  • Monday 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Tuesday 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Languages:
  • Taiwanese
  • Tagalog (Philippines)
Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street
  • Best Doctor
  • Blue Cross/ Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/ Blue Shield - HMO
  • CIGNA - Indemnity
  • Choice Care
  • Group Health Insurance, Inc.
  • Health Insurance Plan (HIP)
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Island Group
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid New Jersey
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan, Inc.
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Travel Care Services
  • United Health Care Empire Plan
Payment Methods
  • Master Card
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Personal Check
  • Cash

Porphyria

Atran-Berg Bldg
1428 Madison Avenue 1st Floor
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-6790
Fax: 212-289-7738
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Office Hours:
  • Friday 9:00am - 11:00am
Payment Methods
  • Master Card
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Personal Check
  • Cash

RMTI - Liver Diseases Program

5 East 98th Street
12th Floor
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-0034
Fax: 212-289-7738
Get Directions

Office Hours:
  • Thursday 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 11:30am
Languages:
  • Tagalog (Philippines)
  • Taiwanese
Payment Methods
  • Master Card
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Personal Check
  • Cash