Diane Liu, MD
Pediatric Nephrology
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Diane Liu, MD

Pediatric Nephrology

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Gender: Female
Language: English


Personal Statement

The most rewarding part of taking care of children with kidney disorders is being able to work in the field I love while advocating for and working closely with patients. Many of these conditions are lifelong diagnoses and it allows me to partner with the patients and their families so they can receive the best care possible.

Specialties and Expertise


  • Kidney Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Hypertension
  • Congenital Abnormality of Kidney
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Hematuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Dialysis
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Pediatric Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Pediatric Hemodialysis
  • End Stage Renal Disease
  • Kidney Transplant


Dr. Liu is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Weill Cornell Medicine, and an Assistant Attending Pediatrician at New York-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Children's Hospital. Dr. Liu attended medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her Pediatrics Residency and Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. During her fellowship training, she earned a Master of Science in Clinical Research Methods at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Liu’s research is related to the epidemiology of pediatric end-stage renal disease and acute kidney injury.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

2021, Leo M. Davidoff Society Inductee for Outstanding Teaching of Medical Students, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine, 2015
  • B.A., Drexel University, 2011


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • * Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

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External Relationships

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