Stanley Yung Liu, MD, DDS

Sleep surgeon, Oral and maxillofacial surgeon

Bio:   Dr. Liu was born in Taiwan, grew up in Istanbul, and boarded at The Lawrenceville School before attending Stanford as an undergraduate student. He completed his medical and dental degrees at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF), during which he spent one year at the NIH as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Reseach Scholar, and another year as a UCSF fellow of Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR). He continued his maxillofacial surgical training at UCSF, prior to becoming a clinical instructor (fellow) of Otolaryngology at Stanford focusing on surgery for obstructive sleep apnea.

During his instructor year at Stanford (2013-14), he operated as a co-surgeon on classic Stanford procedures (particularly maxillomandibular advancement - MMA) with Dr. Robert Riley, one of the pioneers of sleep apnea surgery. He also trained under Professor Yu-ray Chen and C.T. Chen of Taiwan's Chang Gung Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery program focusing on Surgery-First Orthognathic Surgery and treatment of complex primary and secondary facial trauma. He joined the faculty at the Stanford University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology in 2014. He current serves as co-director of the Stanford Sleep Surgery Fellowship Program. He is also a preceptor of facial trauma for the Stanford Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship.

Dr. Liu's focuses on the comprehensive surgical management of patients with obstructive sleep apnea. He also treats patients with congenital or acquired (traumatic) maxillofacial deformity. He has lectured in the U.S. and internationally on these topics, with emphasis on his research work related to sleep-disordered breathing.
4.8 out of 5
92 Patient Ratings
16 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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Friendliness

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Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

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Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.3

Wait times

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%+.

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4.8 out of 5
92 Patient Ratings
16 Patient Comments

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.