Steve M. C. Liao

Steve M. C. Liao, MD, MSCI

Specializes In
  • Newborn Medicine
Languages Spoken
  • English


Sees Patients For


Hospital Affiliations

  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center
  • Progress West Hospital
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal / Perinatal Medicine

Academic Title(s)

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine
Chief of Pediatrics, Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Medical Director, Missouri Baptist Medical Center NICU

Research Interests

Dr Liao's research  focuses on neonatal neuroimaging and neurodevelopmental outcomes, including developing innovative methods to evaluate neonatal brain development and maximize long-term neurobehavioral outcomes via diffuse optical imaging (based on near infrared spectroscopy), functional MRI, as well as bedside EEG monitoring.

Publications & Research

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Medical Degree

2003 St Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO


2012 Clinical Investigation, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis MO


2006 Pediatrics, Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri


2009 Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

B.S. (Biology)

1999 University of California, Los Angeles, CA

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