Dennis B. Liu, MD, FAAP, FACS

Dennis B. Liu, MD

Director of Resident Education, Urology; Director of Medical Student Education, Urology; Clinical Practice Director, Urology; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Associate Professor of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Lurie Children's Hospital Outpatient Center in Grayslake

1475 E. Belvidere Rd. (Rte. 120)
Suite 285, Pavilion C
Grayslake, Illinois 60030-2012

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About

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Dennis B, Liu, MD is an Attending Physician in the Division of Urology at Lurie Children's and an Associate Professor of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Liu received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern University. He completed his residency training in urologic surgery at the Medical College of Ohio in 2004. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in pediatric urology at Children's Memorial Hospital in 2006. After fellowship, he initially joined the faculty at the University of Toledo from 2006-2010, where he served as an assistant professor of urology, director of pediatric urology, and associate residency director for Urology. From 2011-2012, Dr. Liu was at Comer Children's Hospital and the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he also served as an assistant professor of urology and assistant program director of the urology training program. Dr. Liu returned to Northwestern and Lurie Children's in 2012. He currently serves as an associate program director for urology at Northwestern.

Dr. Liu is a member of numerous societies including the Societies for Pediatric Urology, Society for Fetal Urology and Society for Academic Urologists. He currently serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Society for Fetal Urology and served as President of the Society for Fetal Urology from 2020-2021. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is the author or co-author of over 50 presentations, papers, invited articles, and book chapters. His areas of special interest include hypospadias, undescended testicles, genital/urinary tract reconstruction, renal and ureteral anomalies (obstruction, vesicoureteral reflux, ectopic ureters, ureteroceles, megaureters, and hydronephrosis). Dr. Liu's academic and research interests lies within the realm of medical education. 

Clinical Interests

Hypospadias, undescended testicles, genital/urinary tract reconstruction, renal and ureteral anomalies (obstruction, vesicoureteral reflux, ectopic ureters, ureteroceles, megaureters, and hydronephrosis), penile anomalies, minimally-invasive and robotic surgery

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Education & Training

Education: Northwestern University Medical School, 1998

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric urology, Children's Memorial Hospital, 2004-2006; Residency in urology, University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, 1998-2004

Board Certifications: Pediatric Urology, Urology

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