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Dr. Margaret Liu, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.7 (3)
Map Pin Small San Francisco, CA
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Margaret Liu, MD

Dr. Margaret Liu, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in San Francisco, CA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine and is affiliated with Cpmc Van Ness Campus. Dr. Liu, completed a residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Liu an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Liu works at San Francisco Eye Institute in San Francisco, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Allergic Conjunctivitis, Chronic Conjunctivitis and Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Liu's Office Locations

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    San Francisco Eye Institute
    711 Van Ness Ave Ste 310, San Francisco, CA 94102 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 421-8667
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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  • Cpmc Van Ness Campus

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Allergic Conjunctivitis
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Eye Infections
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Astigmatism
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharitis
Blocked Tear Duct
Cataract
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Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Diseases
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Eyes
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Eye Cancer
Eyeball Contusion
Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Headache
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Hypertropia
Hypotropia
Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Miosis
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Nearsightedness
Ocular Hypertension
Pinguecula
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinoschisis
Senile Cataracts
Strabismus
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cornea Surgery
Cornea Transplant
Eyelid Surgery
Glaucoma Surgery
Tear Duct Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
Acute Endophthalmitis
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Insufficiency
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anisocoria
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Bell's Palsy
Black Eye
Blindness
Brow Ptosis
Cataract Surgery Complications
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Conjunctiva Cyst
Convergence Insufficiency
Corneal Abrasion
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Dystrophy
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Scar
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diplopia
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Dislocation of Lens
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dyslipidemia
Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Esophoria
Esotropia
Exophoria
Exotropia
Eyelid Spasm
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Farsightedness
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Herpetic Keratitis
Heterophoria
Hordeolum
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypotony of Eye
Iris Ciliary Degeneration
Keratoconus
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Malaise and Fatigue
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
Migraine
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Obesity
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Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Optic Neuritis
Orbital Fracture
Osteopenia
Overweight
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Proteinuria
Pterygium
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Scleral Ectasia
Stye
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Trichiasis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cholesterol Screening
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL)
Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
Dexamethasone Suppression Test
Diabetes Screening
Diabetic Evaluation
Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
Eye Surgery
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Treatment
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Pterygium Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Eye Laceration
Sutureless Cataract Surgery
Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
Thyroid Scan
Thyroid Screening
VAP Lipid Testing
Vision Screening
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Water Deprivation Test
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese and Mandarin
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    NPI Number
    • 1033384748
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Inst
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Margaret Liu, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Liu is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Liu has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Liu works at San Francisco Eye Institute in San Francisco, CA. View the full address on Dr. Liu’s profile.

    Dr. Liu has seen patients for Allergic Conjunctivitis, Chronic Conjunctivitis and Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Liu on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Liu speaks Chinese and Mandarin.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Liu. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Liu.

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