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Collins Liu, MD

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Dr. Collins Liu, MD


4180 La Jolla Village Drive, #240
San Diego, CA 92037
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  • Neurology
  • Nuclear Medicine


Collins Liu, MD, is a behavioral neurologist and a molecular neuroimaging (PET and SPECT) expert. Dr. Liu focuses on cognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia and normal pressure hydrocephalus. His expertise in PET and SPECT neuroimaging helps provide accurate diagnosis for potential participation in clinical trials. He is also experienced in treating headache and stroke, with special interest in managing the behavioral aspects of these disorders.

He is a native Southern Californian, and has enjoyed living in New York, Pittsburgh, and St. Louis during medical school and residency. He returned to Southern California in 2010 to raise a family and to serve fellow Californians.

When not working, Dr. Liu enjoys spending time with his family on the many beautiful beaches along the San Diego coast.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology, 2017
  • American Board of Nuclear Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, 2010

Medical Education

  • New York Medical College, MD, 2004


  • University of Pittsburgh, Internal Medicine, 2005


  • Washington University Medical Center, Nuclear Medicine, 2010
  • University of Pittsburgh, Neurology, 2008


  • University of California, Los Angeles & West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, Behavioral Neurology, 2012
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