Douglas Liou

Thoracic surgeon

Bio:   Dr. Liou is a local product, having grown up in Salinas and graduated from U.C. Berkley with a degree in Molecular and Cell Biology. He received his M.D. from New York Medical College and completed his General Surgery training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. At Cedars, he was recognized for his excellence in clinical care and research with numerous awards and publications. Dr. Liou recently completed his 2 years of Thoracic Surgery training at Stanford, during which time he proved to be an outstanding physician and surgeon and a dedicated clinical researcher.

Dr. Liou’s expertise includes all surgical diseases of the lung, mediastinum, esophagus, chest wall, and diaphragm, with particular interest in thoracic oncology and minimally invasive surgical techniques. He has extensive experience with minimally invasive and open management of lung and esophageal cancer, mediastinal tumors, and benign esophageal disease. Dr. Liou's primary research focus has been on clinical outcomes in thoracic oncology and quality improvement.

Dr. Liou practices out of Stanford Hospital main campus and Stanford Health Care-ValleyCare Hospital in Pleasanton, where he is starting Stanford's Thoracic Surgery program in the East Bay.

Thoracic Surgery Clinic in Pleasanton

Thoracic Surgery Clinic in Pleasanton
  • 5565 W. Las Positas Blvd
  • Suite 320
  • Pleasanton , CA 94588
  • Phone: 925-263-5747
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Thoracic Cancer Program in Pleasanton

Thoracic Cancer Program in Pleasanton
  • 5565 W. Las Positas Blvd
  • Suite 320
  • Pleasanton , CA 94588
  • Phone: 925-263-5747
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Cancer Center in Pleasanton

Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare

Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare
  • 5555 W Las Positas Blvd
  • Pleasanton , CA 94588
  • Phone: 925-847-3000
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Thoracic Surgery Clinic in Palo Alto

Heart Surgery Clinic in Pleasanton

Heart Surgery Clinic in Pleasanton
  • 5565 W. Las Positas Blvd
  • Suite 320
  • Pleasanton , CA 94588
  • Phone: 925-278-7017
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Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Stanford University Thoracic Surgery Fellowship (2018) CA
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2017)
  • Residency: Cedars Sinai Medical Center General Surgery Residency (2016) CA
  • Medical Education: New York Medical College Registrar (2010) NY