Stanley Yung Liu, MD, DDS

Stanley Yung Liu, MD, DDS

Sleep surgeon, Oral and maxillofacial surgeon

Bio:   Dr. Liu joined the Stanford University School of Medicine faculty as an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology in 2014. He currently serves as co-director of the Stanford Sleep Surgery Fellowship Program. He practices the full scope of sleep apnea surgery.

Dr. Liu boarded at The Lawrenceville School before attending Stanford as an undergraduate student. He received his medical and dental degrees at the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF). During predoctoral training, he spent one year at the NIH as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Research Scholar (Cloister Program). He also completed the UCSF Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) fellowship. After maxillofacial surgery residency at UCSF, Dr. Liu completed his sleep surgery fellowship at Stanford with the Department of Otolaryngology and Dr. Robert Riley.

In addition to the full scope of sleep apnea surgery (nasal, palatal, tongue-base, hypoglossal nerve stimulation, genioglossus advancement, maxillomandibular advancement), Dr. Liu has expertise in orthognathic surgery (particularly surgery-first orthognathic surgery), esthetic facial bone contouring, and repair of complex primary and secondary facial trauma. In that capacity, he also serves as a preceptor for the Stanford Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship.

Dr. Liu has lectured extensively in the U.S. and internationally on sleep apnea surgery. His active areas of research include dynamic airway examination in sleep apnea, virtual surgical planning in facial skeletal surgery, and neuromodulation of the head and neck.
4.9 out of 5
123 Patient Ratings
25 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 School of Medicine (2014) CA
  • 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)
4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.3

Wait times

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.

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4.9 out of 5
123 Patient Ratings
25 Patient Comments

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.