Alex Liu

Dr. Liu is board certified and has trained in the West Coast, New Orleans, New York and in Florida at some of the top medical centers in the country. After specializing his residency training to surgery of the eye and eyelids, he further trained in two fellowships; one under the mentorship of  a general plastic surgeon, and another under an Oculoplastic & Liposculpture specialist. Dr. Liu was trained by some of the top physicians in the country, giving him an advantage of having a broad education in the fields of facial plastic surgery, minimally-invasive cosmetic surgery, and liposculpture of the body and face.

Medical Education

University of California, San DiegoB.S. Biology June 1998

(Graduated Summa Cum Laude)

Tulane University School of Medicine and Public HealthM.D./M.P.H. May 2002

(concentration: Health Systems Management)

Medical Training

New York Hospital at QueensTransitional Year Intern

The New York Eye & Ear InfirmaryOphthalmology Residency

Beraja Medical InstituteOculoplastic Surgery Fellowship

Bassin Center for Plastic SurgeryOculoplastic Surgery Fellowship

Board Certification

Board Certified American Academy of Ophthalmology June 2008

Medical Licensure

California, New York, Florida

Hospital Staff Priviledges

Little Company of Mary Hospital

Honors & Awards

University of California, San Diego

  • Dean’s List 4 years
  • Regent’s Scholar, 4 years

Tulane University School of Medicine and Public Health

  • Academic Scholarship for School of Medicine, 4years
  • Academic Scholarship for School of Public Health (Full)

Best South Bay’s Top Cosmetic Surgeon: voted by reader’s of Daily Breeze

Best of LA: Top Cosmetic Surgeon (Torrance): 2009 (as seen on KCAL TV)

Assistant Trainer Smart Lipo procedure to international (Japan, Taiwan, England, Turkey, Korea, Egypt) physicians

Professional and Society Memberships

    • American Medical Association
    • New York State Ophthalmic Society
    • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
    • American Association of Ophthalmology
    • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
    • California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery


    • Expert Advisor in Ophthalmology
    • KCAL, Channel 9 news Oct 15, 2007
    • Bronx Supreme Court
    • Served as expert witness in Ophthalmology Nov 2004
      • Study in Education of Uveitis in United States Ophthalmology Training Programs
    • Presented at ARVO 2005
      • Study in Outcomes of Sarcoid Uveitis Patients at a Tertiary Referral Center
    • Presented at ARVO 2006
      • Integrating Western & Traditional Chinese Medicine
    • Grand Rounds: Family Practice Department Tulane University School of Medicine 2001
      • Intermediate Uveitis
    • Grand Rounds: New York Eye & Ear Infirmary 2003
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Grand Rounds: New York Eye & Ear Infirmary 2004
      • Steroid Sparing Agents in Immunosuppressive Therapy
    • Grand Rounds: New York Eye & Ear Infirmary 2005