Stanley Yung Liu, MD, DDS

Stanley Yung Liu, MD, DDS

Sleep surgeon, Oral and maxillofacial surgeon

Bio:   Dr. Liu is as an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology in the Division of Sleep Surgery. He serves as co-director of the Stanford Sleep Surgery Fellowship Program. He is a committee member of sleep medicine in the American Academy of Otolaryngology. He is a member of an expert task force to update practice parameters for sleep apnea surgery in adults by the American Association of Sleep Medicine.

He received his medical and dental degrees from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF). He was a former Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Research Scholar (Cloister Program). After maxillofacial surgery residency at UCSF, Dr. Liu completed his sleep surgery fellowship with the Department of Otolaryngology at Stanford.

Dr. Liu practices the full scope of sleep apnea surgery including nasal, palatal, hypoglossal nerve stimulation, genioglossus advancement, distraction osteogenesis maxillary expansion (DOME), and maxillomandibular advancement (MMA). He is also routinely referred patients for orthognathic surgery and facial trauma. In that capacity, he also serves as a preceptor for the Stanford Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship. He lectures extensively in the U.S. and internationally on sleep apnea surgery.

Dr. Liu's active areas of research include dynamic airway examination of OSA, virtual surgical planning for precision facial skeletal surgery, and neuromodulation of the head and neck. He is a Stanford Biodesign Faculty Fellow (2017-18). He has published over 50 scientific articles and medical texts, with original scientific work on MMA, maxillary expansion, and hypoglossal nerve stimulation.
4.8 out of 5
137 Patient Ratings
33 Patient Comments

Sleep Surgery Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Pavilion B, 2nd Floor, B21
  • Redwood City , CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-5281
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Professional Education

  • Fellowship, Stanford University, Sleep Surgery (2014)
  • Residency, University of California - San Francisco (UCSF), Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2013)
  • MD, University of California - San Francisco (UCSF), Medicine (2011)
  • DDS, University of California - San Francisco (UCSF), Dentistry (2007)
  • BS, Stanford University, Biology (2000)

Honors & Awards

  • Scholar, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2005-06)

Administrative Appointments

  • Co-Director, Sleep Surgery Fellowship (2015 - Present)
  • Preceptor, Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship (2016 - Present)

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Includes you in decisions

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Clear Communication

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Confidence in your doctor

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SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Liu was fantastic! He explained everything very clearly and gave very detailed, long and short term plans.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

I like Dr Liu very much and have been very happy with the care him and his team have provided.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Excellent, concern & care.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

I was extremely impressed with Dr. Liu, his entire time with me was very professional, kind, interested in my concerns and questions, very courteous, and completely thorough in explanation of the "inspire" procedure.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

I'm so very happy that i found Dr. Stanley Liu as my doctor. He takes the time to listen. to your concerns and fear and he gives his best in making sure you are comfortable in any decisions that need to be make. More Dr's should work with patients like Dr. Liu.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Liu was very friendly and knowledgeable. Spent lots of time helping us understand the problem and possible solutions.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Liu & his staff were excellent throughout my procedure including the actual surgery & any office visits. I highly recommend Dr. Liu.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Stanley Liu & staff are just 100% SATISFIED.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

I've seen many ENTs and other surgeons for my apnea problems. I would highly recommend Dr. Liu!

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

The doctor is very caring and very thorough with the explanations. I am highly impressed, and have great confidence in him.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Despite waiting a few months for appt. Dr. Liu is definitely worth it!

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Very nice, gentle, concerned & professional.

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4.8 out of 5
137 Patient Ratings
33 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Liu was fantastic! He explained everything very clearly and gave very detailed, long and short term plans.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

I like Dr Liu very much and have been very happy with the care him and his team have provided.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Excellent, concern & care.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

I was extremely impressed with Dr. Liu, his entire time with me was very professional, kind, interested in my concerns and questions, very courteous, and completely thorough in explanation of the "inspire" procedure.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

I'm so very happy that i found Dr. Stanley Liu as my doctor. He takes the time to listen. to your concerns and fear and he gives his best in making sure you are comfortable in any decisions that need to be make. More Dr's should work with patients like Dr. Liu.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Liu was very friendly and knowledgeable. Spent lots of time helping us understand the problem and possible solutions.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Liu & his staff were excellent throughout my procedure including the actual surgery & any office visits. I highly recommend Dr. Liu.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Stanley Liu & staff are just 100% SATISFIED.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

I've seen many ENTs and other surgeons for my apnea problems. I would highly recommend Dr. Liu!

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

The doctor is very caring and very thorough with the explanations. I am highly impressed, and have great confidence in him.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Despite waiting a few months for appt. Dr. Liu is definitely worth it!

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Very nice, gentle, concerned & professional.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Sometimes the language/terms were a little technical... I was there for almost 2 hours, & most of that was with Dr. Liu & his team. I felt those were 2 hrs. well-spent.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

My orthodontist recommended Dr. Liu. I was nervous beforehand b/c he's so young (younger than me!). He put me at ease and I was extremely impressed with his knowledge, research, compassion, communication skills and concern. Thx.!

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Phenomenal surgeon. Spent as much time as was needed to do minor operation. Felt that has was a highly competent physician.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

He explained the details.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Overall very good care.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Everyone was overwhelmingly helpful and friendly. I've been in a lot for hospitals and thus was one of the best experiences

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Liu had a team with him. All of them were very helpful.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Everyone went above and beyond to take the time to explain to me what the surgery procedure and recovery would look like.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Very encouraging!!

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

dr Liu has performed the most outstanding repair work on my catastrophically broken jaw. I am forever grateful for his skill, professionalism and compassion.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Liu is awesome! Very knowledgeable and forward thinking, which I appreciate greatly.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Have the best hospital & dr. in the nation for my condition. Very comfortable here.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Everyone was incredibly helpful and courteous.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

did I say great doctor? !!!

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Liu speaks Chinese fluently, and he is very patient to explain his diagnose in detail. He really helped me to understand my condition.

SHC Patient, May 2015

I am 100% agree staff - are 100% great.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Very happy & satisfied 100%+.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Will definitely recommend.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Liu & his staff are always clear on treatment.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Liu, Stanley Y. very good 100% +.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Liu is an amazing dr.