Michael Y. Liu, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center
  • The Woodlands



Phone: 832-824-3278

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital
6651 Main Street, Legacy Tower, 21st Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South, 6th Floor, Green Pod
The Woodlands, TX 77384
United States

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center medical school Doctor of Medicine 2011
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland internship/residency Pediatrics 2014
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2017


My goal is to provide the highest quality pediatric cardiology care to your child and family.  I believe in a family-centered approach to patient care, and will strive to answer all of your questions while we help your child reach their highest potential. Every family is unique and should feel included in medical decision-making.

Clinical  Interests

Non-invasive imaging, General Pediatric Cardiology, Fetal Cardiology

Research Interests:

Fetal Outcomes, Single Ventricle Outcomes, Resource Utilization, Kawasaki Disease

News Articles:

New study finds benefits of exercise on the heart in preschoolers 

Selected Publications

Liu MY, Tacy T, Chin C, Obayashi D, Punn R. Assessment of Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography-Derived Global Deformation Parameters. Pediatric Cardiology 2016, 37(3), 519-527.

Snarr B, Liu MY, Falkensammer C, Ewing SG, Nadaraj S, Pandian NG, Banerjee A. The Parasternal Short-Axis View Improves Diagnostic Accuracy for Inferior Sinus Venosus Type of Atrial Septal Defects by Transthoracic Echocardiography. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography 2017, 30 (3), 209-215.

May L, Punn R, Olson I, Kazmucha J, Liu MY, Chin C. Supine versus Upright Cycle Ergometry in Pediatric Exercise Testing: Disparity in Performance Measures. Pediatric Cardiology 2014, 35(4), 705-710.