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Lynn C. Liu, M.D.

Neurology, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Epilepsy; Sleep Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-7500

Administrative: (585) 275-9403

Fax: (585) 756-2311

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Biography

Dr. Liu divides her time in the Epilepsy Outpatient Clinic where she evaluates and follows people with epilepsy at the. She also spends time on the in-patient monitoring unit caring for patients. In addition, she reviews a variety of clinical neurophysiological studies including electroencephalograms, evoked potentials, neuro-intraoperative monitoring, and sleep studies. She consistently receives high patient satisfaction rankings for her clinical care.

Professional Background

Lynn Liu, MD, is an Associate Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics and Anesthesia at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York. Her clinical interests are in the both sleep medicine and epilepsy.

Dr. Liu attended undergraduate studies at Cornell University and graduated from Georgetown University Medical School in Washington, DC. She completed her residency in neurology at Duke University Medical Center and completed fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology with a focus in both Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. She joined the faculty of the University of Rochester in 2000.

She divides her time in the Epilepsy Outpatient Clinic where she evaluates and follows people with epilepsy at the. She also spends time on the in-patient monitoring unit caring for patients. In addition, she reviews a variety of clinical neurophysiological studies including electroencephalograms, evoked potentials, neuro-intraoperative monitoring, and sleep studies. She consistently receives high patient satisfaction rankings for her clinical care.

She is the principle investigator in the Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study, with Optional Open-Label Continuation, of the Efficacy and Safety of VanquixTM Auto-Injector (Diazepam Injection) for the Management of Selected, Refractory, Patients with Epilepsy who Require Intermittent Medical Intervention to Control Episodes of Acute Repetitive Seizures study. She also serves as the sub-investigator for a number of other studies run through the Strong Epilepsy Center.

Dr. Liu remains dedicated to teaching. She is the co-director of the Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship and the director of the Epilepsy Fellowship. She collaborates with a number of departments in the education of residents and fellows in clinical neurophysiology. She received the Dean's Teaching Fellowship Award 2010 - 2012 for her educational project designing a Web-based Seizure Video Atlas for residency training. She was chosen to develop on-line CME courses about Seizure History and Video Analysis for the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Liu is an active member of many professional organizations including the American Association of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society and the New York State Neurological Society. Additionally, Dr. Liu sat on the Membership Research Committee for the American Academy of Neurology, and currently sits on the Resident and Fellow Education Committee for the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society.

Research

She is the principle investigator in the Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study, with Optional Open-Label Continuation, of the Efficacy and Safety of VanquixTM Auto-Injector (Diazepam Injection) for the Management of Selected, Refractory, Patients with Epilepsy who Require Intermittent Medical Intervention to Control Episodes of Acute Repetitive Seizures study. She also serves as the sub-investigator for a number of other studies run through the Strong Epilepsy Center.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Epilepsy - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

1989
BA | Cornell University
Biology

1990
MS | Georgetown University School of Medicine
Physiology

1994
MD | Georgetown University School of Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/1995 - 06/1998
Residency in Neurology at Duke University School of Medicine

07/1994 - 06/1995
Internship in Transitional Internship at Fairfax Hospital

7/98 - 6/99
Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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Awards

2015
Neurology Faculty Teaching Award
Location: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

2012 - 2013
Patient- and Family-Centered Care Award
Sponsor: URMC
Location: Rochester, NY

2012 - 2012
NeuroLearn
Sponsor: American Academy of Neurology

2012
2012 Teacher Recognition Certificate
Sponsor: American Academy of Neurology
Location: New Orleans, LA

2011 - 2012
Patient and Family-Centered Care Award
Sponsor: URMC
Location: Rochester, NY

2010 - 2011
Patient and Family-Centered Care Award
Sponsor: URMC
Location: Rochester, NY

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Publications

Journal Articles

11/2017
Selioutski O, Grzesik K, Vasilyeva ON, Hilmarsson Á, Fessler AJ, Liu L, Gross RA. "Evaluation of phenytoin serum levels following a loading dose in the acute hospital setting." Seizure.. 2017 Nov 0; 52:199-204. Epub 2017 Oct 16.

9/11/2017
Garcea FE, Chernoff BL, Diamond B, Lewis W, Sims MH, Tomlinson SB, Teghipco A, Belkhir R, Gannon SB, Erickson S, Smith SO, Stone J, Liu L, Tollefson T, Langfitt J, Marvin E, Pilcher WH, Mahon BZ. "Direct Electrical Stimulation in the Human Brain Disrupts Melody Processing." Current biology : CB.. 2017 Sep 11; 27(17):2684-2691.e7. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

9/2015
Karan SB, Rackovsky E, Voter WA, Kanel JA, Farris N, Jensen J, Liu L, Ward DS. "A Randomized, Prospective, Double-Blinded Study of Physostigmine to Prevent Sedation-Induced Ventilatory Arrhythmias." Anesthesia and analgesia.. 2015 Sep 0; 121(3):652-60.

Books & Chapters

2015
Chapter Title: Reproductive Issues
Book Title: Practical Epilepsy
Author List: Liu, L.
Edited By: Aatif Husain
Published By: Springer Publishing2015

2010
Chapter Title: Sleep Disorders
Book Title: Cecil's Essentials of Medicine, 8th Edition
Author List: Liu, L
Edited By: Thomas Andreoli, Ivor Benjamin, Robert Griggs, and Edward Wing
Published By: Saunders2010 in Philadelphia

2008
Chapter Title: Sleep Disorders
Book Title: Principles of Drug Therapy in Neurology
Author List: Liu, L.
Edited By: Michael Johnston & Robert Gross
Published By: Oxford2008

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