Charles Liu

Charles Liu, MD


Biography: Charles Liu, (VA/UCLA Scholar) is a general surgery resident at Stanford. He obtained his undergraduate degree in molecular and cellular biology from Harvard University and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. In medical school, he spent a year working for the Harvard Program in Global Surgery and Social Change in Mbarara, Uganda, where he expanded a surgical outcomes database at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital. He has received several recognitions for his work, including the 2016 Richard C. Cabot Prize for outstanding scholarly research and the 2015 Harvard Surgery Programs American College of Surgeons Medical Student Scholarship.

Research interests while in our program: As a Scholar, Dr. Liu he would like to explore the intersection of general surgery and health services research, with a focus on access to and outcomes of surgical care in underserved communities.