sutures newsletter

PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY August 2012 Issue | Archived Issues

Physician honors

- George Berci, MD, FACS

- Philip K. Frykman, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP

- Hyung L. Kim, MD


Congenital heart disease expert joins Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

Evan Zahn, MD, an expert in treating children born with life-threatening structural heart problems, has joined the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute to advance the study of congenital heart disease and develop more minimally invasive treatments.


Upcoming CME conferences


Grand rounds

Click here to view upcoming grand rounds.

Share Your News

Know an interesting colleague we should profile? A story we should tell? Submit your ideas, meetings and events for consideration.

Click here to submit your news to Sutures

Circle of Friends honorees for July

The Circle of Friends program honored 74 people in July.

Circle of Friends allows grateful patients to make a donation in honor of the physicians, nurses, caregivers and others who have made a difference during their time at Cedars-Sinai. When a gift is made, the person being honored receives a custom lapel pin and a letter of acknowledgement.

Click here for more information about the program and for a list of past honorees.

  • Felicitas M. Acosta
  •  Ellen B. Klapper, MD
  • Kapil K. Anand, MD
  •  Brenda E. Laabs, RN
  • M. William Audeh, MD
  •  Tricia Len, MD
  • Irene K. Barnett, MD
  •  Andrew J. Li, MD
  • Daniel S. Berman, MD
  •  Michael C. Lill, MD
  • Satinder J. Bhatia, MD
  •  Josephine T. Maleon
  • Kelly Birk, RN
  •  Ted Marbury
  • Philip G. Brooks, MD
  •  Kimberly McGroarty, RN
  • Neil A. Buchbinder, MD
  •  Robert J. McKenna, Jr., MD
  • Christiane Michele J. Burnison, MD
  •  Stephanie McLagan, RN
  • Neyra Cannon, CNA
  •  Leslie Memsic, MD
  • Grace Carangal, MD
  •  Allan L. Metzger, MD
  • Christopher Chang, MD, PhD
  •  Monica M. Mita, MD, MDSc
  • William W. Chow, MD
  •  Kelly J. Moore, RN
  • Alice P. Chung, MD
  •  Kimberly Nash, BS
  • Stephen R. Corday, MD
  •  Surasak Phuphanich, MD
  • Donald C. Dafoe, MD
  •  Sheldon Reiss, MD
  • Catherine M. Dang, MD
  •  Elissa K. Rosenberg
  • David Defren, MD
  •  Barry E. Rosenbloom, MD
  • Premal J. Desai, MD
  •  Paul A. Rudnick, MD
  • Ricardo Duarte
  •  Vivian L. Salle, CN
  • Marla C. Dubinsky, MD
  •  Jescelyn A. Santos, RN, BSN
  • Margaret R. Farrell, RN, BSN
  •  Michael M. Shehata, MD
  • Charles A. Forscher, MD
  •  Jasminka Stegic, MS, ANP-BC, CCRN
  • Alex Foxman, MD
  •  Jerrold H. Steiner, MD
  • Genise N. Fraiman, MD
  •  Alfredo Trento, MD
  • Rodney A. Gabriel, MD
  •  Diane M. Tryciecky, RN
  • Richard E. Gould, MD
  •  David M. Ulick, MD
  • Yeren B. Habana, RN
  •  Kambiz Vahabzadeh, MD
  • Antoine Hage, MD
  •  Robert A. Vescio, MD
  • Seth Hoffman, RN
  •  Ronald G. Victor, MD
  • Nhung Hong Huynh, RN
  •  Michael H. Weisman, MD
  • David Jeon
  •  Janet White, MD
  • Stanley C. Jordan, MD
  •  Paula J. Whiteman, MD
  • Beth Y. Karlan, MD
  •  Edward M. Wolin, MD
  • Ilan Kedan, MD, MPH
  •  Paige Woodward, NP
  • Bahareh Kermani, RN
  •  John S. Yu, MD