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Dr. Robert Lieberson

Pleasanton, CA

Dr. Robert Lieberson, MD, MHA, FACS, FAANS, is a Stanford-trained neurosurgeon with over thirty years of experience in practice.

Dr. Robert Lieberson earned his doctorate in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School of Engineering. He worked as a computer scientist to help finance his education at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine.

Dr. Robert Lieberson completed seven years of neurosurgical training at Stanford and one year as a spinal cord injury and research fellow at Stanford after graduating from medical school.

Following residency, he established one of Northern California's largest neurosurgery, spine, and pain practices. Dr. Robert Lieberson performed Northern California's first outpatient cervical disc surgery and the West's first outpatient pedicle screw fusion surgery. Dr. Robert Lieberson returned to Stanford in 2008 as an Associate Professor, where he taught and supervised new neurosurgeons in trauma, spine, and CyberKnife.

He conducted brain tumor research at Stanford and published and presented on around 50 different themes in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Dr. Robert Lieberson has served as a locum tenens physician at a variety of hospitals over the last many years, including Howard University in Washington, DC, and UCSF's Alameda County Neurosurgery Division in Oakland, CA. Dr. Robert Lieberson returned to school in 2015.

He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master's degree in Healthcare Administration. Along with continuing his neurosurgical practice, he has counseled on medical computer science applications and quality assurance challenges for numerous start-up companies, state medical boards, attorneys general, and others.

Dr. Robert Lieberson has received various honors, including numerous awards from Stanford and his affiliated hospitals.