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Chienying Liu, M.D.



Endocrine Surgery and Oncology Clinic
1600 Divisadero St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353-2350
Fax: (415) 353-2337

Hours: Monday to Friday,
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Endocrinology Clinic at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2350
Fax: (415) 353–2337

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 pm.

Thyroid Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2350
Fax: (415) 353–2337

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

More about Chienying Liu


University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 1995


University of Rochester 1998


UC San Diego, Endocrinology 1999
UCSF, Endocrinology 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Pasternak JD, Seib CD, Seiser N, Tyrell JB, Liu C, Cisco RM, Gosnell JE, Shen WT, Suh I, Duh QY. Differences Between Bilateral Adrenal Incidentalomas and Unilateral Lesions. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jul 22.
  2. Goepfert RP, Liu C, Ryan WR. Trans-oral robotic surgery and surgeon-performed trans-oral ultrasound for intraoperative location and excision of an isolated retropharyngeal lymph node metastasis of papillary thyroid carcinoma. Am J Otolaryngol. 2015 Apr 21.
  3. Scholten A, Cisco RM, Vriens MR, Cohen JK, Mitmaker EJ, Liu C, Tyrrell JB, Shen WT, Duh QY. Pheochromocytoma crisis is not a surgical emergency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Feb; 98(2):581-91.
  4. Tsinberg M, Liu C, Duh QY. Subclinical Cushing's syndrome. J Surg Oncol. 2012 Oct 1; 106(5):572-4.
  5. Liu C, Lo JC, Dowd CF, Wilson CB, Kunwar S, Aron DC, Tyrrell JB. Cavernous and inferior petrosal sinus sampling in the evaluation of ACTH-dependent Cushing's syndrome. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2004 Oct; 61(4):478-86.
  6. Liu C, Tyrrell JB. Successful Treatment of a large macroprolactinoma with cabergoline during pregnancy. Pituitary. 2001; 3(4):179-85.
  7. Frias J, Liu C, Basabe L, Kruszynska YT. Effects of non-esterified fatty acids (NEFA) on basal and glucose stimulated insulin secretion. Diabetes. 1999; Suppl 1(47):A295.

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