Yuen-Jong Liu, M.D.

Qualifications | Research | Dance

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 in PDF format.

Dr. Liu was selected for the 2019 Best of Darien Award in the Hand Surgeon category by the Darien Award Program.

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 and the American Council of Academic Plastic 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

  • Fixation of facial, nasal, and mandible fractures
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Face lift
  • Neck lift
  • Brow lift
  • Ear reconstruction
  • Botox injections
  • Injectable fillers
  • Non-invasive thread lift (MINT PDO)

Breast Surgery

  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast lift
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast reconstruction including oncoplastic, implant-based, and autologous tissue techniques
    - pre-pectoral, sub-pectoral
    - latissimus flap, TRAM flap, DIEP flap
    - neurotized DIEP flap / resensation for improved sensation in the reconstructed breast
    - microsurgery
  • Pectoral implants
  • Mastectomy for gynecomastia

Body Surgery

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Liposuction, high definition
  • Buttock augmentation
  • Testicular implants
  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Ventral hernia repair with component separation

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
  • Wrist arthroscopy
  • Ultrasound-guided steroid injection
  • Fixation of fractures of the forearm, wrist, and hand
  • 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. Liu routinely performs reconstructive flap surgery, including free flaps, neurotized DIEP flaps, and perforator flaps. He has ZERO free flap failure rate and ZERO overall flap failure rate.


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


New Patients

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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.
Free WiFi access is available.

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

(203) 656-9999