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Stanley S. Liu, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:



Paca-Pratt, 7-N-127

Phone (Primary):


Education and Training

  • BS, Psychology - University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • MD - Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN
  • Internship - Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Residency - Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Fellowship - Cardiovascular Disease, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD


Dr. Stanley Liu is an assistant professor in the Division of Caridovascular Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He completed his medical degree at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine before returning to his native state of Maryland for his residency and fellowship training. He completed his internal medicine residency at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center followed by a cardiology fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He has served on the faculty at the University of Maryland Medical Center since 2015. He currently serves as the Director of Inpatient Consultative Services and is directing efforts to establish a sustainable cardiac rehabilitation program for patients with heart disease. He has a strong interest in secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease in high-risk patients and improving the quality of care provided to hospital patients.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Cardiac rehabilitation, Consultative Services

Highlighted Publications

Liu, S., Monti, J., Kargbo, H., Athar, M., Parakh, K. Frontiers of Therapy for Patients with Heart Failure. Amer J Medicine, 2013; 126: 6-12.

Liu, S., Kovell, L., Horne, A., Chang, D., Petronis, J., Zakaria, S. A Novel Case of Transient Right Ventricular Failure in a Patient with Respiratory Distress. J Intensive Care Med. 2012 Apr 29.

Liu, S. An Oasis in Time. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Nov 2; 153(9): 614-5

Liu, S., Schneekloth, T., Talwalkar, J., Kim, W., Poterucha, J., Charlton, M., Wiesner, R., Gross, J. Impact of Depressive Symptoms and their Treatment on Completing
Antiviral Treatment in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2010 Sep; 44(8): e178-85

Liu, S., Ziegelstein, R. Depression in Patients with Heart Disease: The Case for More Trials. Future Cardiol. 2010 Jul; 6(4): 547-56

Research Interests

Dr. Liu’s research interests include secondary prevention of heart disease (studying how to prevent further disease in cardiac patients) and methods of medical education.

Clinical Specialty Details

  • Board Certified, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Board Certified, Comprehensive Echocardiography
  • Board Certified, Internal Medicine

Dr. Liu sees a variety of general cardiology patients in both the clinic and hospital. He is working to improve patients’ access to cardiac rehabilitation, a treatment that has been shown to help patients with heart disease recover and live longer. He also has interests in clinical echocardiography as well as the social and economic factors that contribute to heart disease.