Dr. Jason A. Liauw graduated from the Stanford University School of Medicine
where he was recognized with the highest distinction awarded to those
in the medical scholars program. Dr. Liauw completed his neurosurgery
residency training at the Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery where
he was chief of service in 2014. While at the Johns Hopkins Hospital,
Dr. Liauw was awarded the Frank Coulson Jr. Distinction for Clinical Excellence
as well as the American Association of Neurological Surgeons & Congress
of Neurological Surgeons Apfelbaum Award for Spine and Peripheral Nerve
Research. Dr. Liauw additionally completed a formalized two-year fellowship
at the Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery in complex spine reconstructive
surgery and spinal oncology under the training of Dr. Ziya Gokaslan, an
international authority on complex spine surgery. His spinal scoliosis
training was under complex spinal deformity specialists, Dr. Timothy Witham
and Dr. Daniel Sciubba. His brain tumor specialty training was under Dr.
Henry Brem, Dr. Jon Weingart, Dr. Michael Lim, Dr. Ben Carson, and Dr.
Chetan Bettegowda. His training is a testament to his areas of focused
specialty clinical practice which include complex and minimally invasive
spine surgery and brain tumor surgery. Dr. Liauw also sees patients diagnosed
with chiari malformation and trigeminal neuralgia, as he treated a high
volume of patients with those conditions at the Johns Hopkins Trigeminal
Neuralgia and Chiari Headache Centers.
Dr. Liauw has published over thirty peer reviewed scientific articles and
book chapters, and has given a multitude of plenary talks. He is a member
of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress
of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), and North American Spine Society (NASS).
He completed a medical device fellowship at the Food and Drug Administration
in Washington DC, reviewing numerous investigational clinical trials as
a medical officer. Dr. Liauw has worked as a consultant for the NASA Ames
Research Center. He also conducted translational research as an associate
in the Neurobiology Division of Avigen, Inc., one of the pioneering gene
therapy companies in the Bay Area. Dr. Liauw is a native to Mission Viejo,
California. He attended the St. Johns Episcopal School, Aliso Viejo Middle
School, and Capistrano Valley High School. He has volunteered for over
13 years as a counselor for the Dream Street Foundation, an organization
that hosts a camp for children with chronic or terminal illnesses.
Dr. Liauw specializes in Neurosurgery, and also practices in Complex Spine
Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Brain Tumor Surgery.
Additionally, he focuses on Chiari Malformation and Trigeminal Neuralgia.