Yuen-Jong Liu, M.D.

Qualifications | Before & After | Research

Cosmetic Surgery | Reconstructive Surgery | Hand & Wrist Surgery | Peripheral Neurosurgery

Dr. Yuen-Jong Liu is a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon based in Darien, CT, and serves all of Fairfield County in Western Connecticut. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He completed hand and microsurgery fellowship at Yale University, plastic surgery residency at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and general surgery residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Liu graduated with a M.D. from Yale Medical School and a B.A. summa cum laude from Harvard University in computer science and biochemical sciences.

He may be reached at:
The Aesthetic Center
722 Post Road
Darien, CT 06820

phone: (203) 656-9999
fax: (203) 655-0099
email: jong@liusurgery.org

His CV is available at this link.

Dr. Liu has attending and operating privileges at Greenwich Hospital, Stamford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, Bridgeport Hospital, and St. Vincent's Medical Center (Bridgeport). He is a member of the Clinical Competency Committee overseeing the Stamford Hospital surgery residency program. He is member of the Medical Executive Committee and the Surgical Executive Committee at Norwalk Hospital. As a testament to his expertise in maxillofacial aesthetics and reconstruction, Dr. Liu is Chief of Maxillofacial Surgery at Norwalk Hospital.

He has published his research in the top plastic surgery journals, such as Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Annals of Plastic Surgery. He authored multiple chapters in Operative Techniques in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Liu is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, and the New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.


Dr. Yuen-Jong Liu is a master of the entire spectrum of plastic surgery and hand/wrist surgery and performs the following procedures:

Facial Surgery

  • Face lift
  • Neck lift
  • Brow lift
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Ear reconstruction
  • Botox injections
  • Injectable fillers
  • Fixation of facial, nasal, and mandible fractures

Breast Surgery

  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast lift
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast reconstruction including oncoplastic, implant-based, and autologous tissue techniques
    - pre-pectoral or sub-pectoral implant reconstruction with nerve transfer to restore nipple sensation
    - latissimus flap, TRAM flap, DIEP flap
    - neurotized DIEP flap / Resensation for improved sensation in the free flap reconstruction
    - microsurgery
  • Pectoral implants
  • Mastectomy for gynecomastia

Body Surgery

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Liposuction
  • Body contouring
  • Buttock augmentation
  • Vaginoplasty with pre-operative sensory mapping
  • Testicular implants
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Ventral hernia repair with component separation
  • Chest wall reconstruction
  • Rib plating
  • Rib resection for slipping rib syndrome

Hand and Wrist Surgery

  • Wide awake local anesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT) technique
  • Endoscopic carpal tunnel release / open carpal tunnel release
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Tendon transfers
  • Trigger finger release
  • Tendon release for De Quervain's tenosynovitis
  • Ganglion cyst excision
  • Fasciectomy and Xiaflex injection for Dupuytren's contracture
  • Arthrodesis (joint fusion) and arthroplasty (joint replacement) for arthritis of the hand and wrist
  • Fixation of fractures of the hand and wrist
  • Syndactyly release
  • Polydactyly reconstruction

Peripheral Nerve Surgery

  • Endoscopic carpal tunnel release / open carpal tunnel release
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Brachial plexus reconstruction
  • Peroneal nerve decompression
  • Tarsal tunnel release
  • Migraine surgery
  • Nerve repairs
  • Nerve transfers
  • Microneurosurgery

Lower Extremity Surgery

  • Thigh lift
  • Calf implants
  • Limb salvage
  • Peroneal nerve decompression
  • Polydactyly reconstruction
  • Tarsal tunnel release

General Reconstructive Surgery

  • Reconstruction after trauma or cancer resection
    - skin graft
    - skin flap
    - muscle flap
    - island flap
    - perforator flap / propeller flap
    - bone graft
    - vascularized bone flap
    - free flap
    - microsurgery / microvascular surgery / microneurosurgery
  • Burn scar resurfacing and revision
  • Contracture release


Dr. Yuen-Jong Liu is double board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and by the American Board of Surgery.


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722 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820
By car, the office is just off I-95. On I-95 SOUTH, take exit 13. On I-95 NORTH, take exit 12. Turn onto Post Road. Parking is free.
By train, the office is near the Darien station on the Metro-North Railroad. From the Darien station, it is a 10 minute (0.5 mile) walk: take West Avenue towards Post Road and turn left to go east along Post Road.
By bus, the office is located on Route 341 of the CT Transit bus system.
Open Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm.
Take the elevator to the second floor.

Yuen-Jong Liu, M.D.
The Aesthetic Center
722 Post Road, Darien, CT 06820

(203) 656-9999