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David T. Liu
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Dr. David T. Liu

Department of Otorhinolaryngology (Division of General Otorhinolaryngology)
Position: Consultant

ORCID: 0000-0001-6948-737X
T +43 1 40400 20820

Further Information


Olfaction Disorders; Paranasal Sinus Diseases; Rhinomanometry; Rhinoplasty; Smell; Statistics; Taste Disorders

Research group(s)

Research interests

Olfactory function – Clinical Research, Treatment Options, Outcome Research, Biomarker

Chronic rhinosinusitis – Precision Medicine, Diagnosis, Treatment, Outcome Research

Rhinoplasty - Outcome Research

Infodemiology - Infodemiology and Infoveillance in Otorhinolaryngology

Selected publications

  1. Liu, D.T. et al. (2020) ‘Parosmia is Associated with Relevant Olfactory Recovery After Olfactory Training’, The Laryngoscope, 131(3), pp. 618–623. Available at:
  2. Liu, D.T. et al. (2019) ‘Retronasal olfactory function in patients with smell loss but subjectively normal flavor perception’, The Laryngoscope, 130(7), pp. 1629–1633. Available at:
  3. Liu, D.T. et al. (2021) ‘Portable HEPA Purifiers to Eliminate Airborne SARS-CoV-2: A Systematic Review’, Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, p. 019459982110226. Available at:
  4. Liu, D.T. et al. (2020) ‘Factors associated with relevant olfactory recovery after olfactory training: a retrospective study including 601 participants’, Rhinology journal, 0(0), pp. 0–0. Available at:
  5. Liu, D.T. et al. (2021) ‘Exploring possibilities for shortening the 22‐item Sino‐Nasal Outcome Test (SNOT‐22) using item response theory’, International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, 12(2), pp. 191–199. Available at: