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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


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Department welcomes 2012 surgical fellows

Thirteen surgical fellows have joined Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Surgery for 2012.

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Ankur Gupta, MD
Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery Fellowship

General Surgery Residency
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

University of California, Los Angeles
David Geffen School  of Medicine

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Kulmeet Sandhu, MD
Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery Fellowship

General Surgery Residency
Montefiore Medical Center

Boston University School of Medicine

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Brian Teng, MD
Colo-Rectal Fellowship

General Surgery Residency
Univeristy of Buffalo

University of Minnesota School of Medicine

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Ronald Derek Collier, MD
Critical Care Surgery Fellowship

General Surgery Residency
University of Toledo Medical Center

Howard University School of Medicine

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Matthew Bloom, MD
Critical Care Surgery Fellowship

General Surgery Residency
Stanford University Medical Center

Duke University School of Medicine

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Melanie Edwards, MD
Minimally Invasive Thoracic Fellowship

General Surgery Residency
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Loma Linda University School of Medicine

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Mehran Movassaghi, MD
Minimally Invasive Urology Fellowship

Urology Residency
University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles
David Geffen School  of Medicine

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Steven Koopman, MD
Minimally Invasive Urology Fellowship

Urology Residency
University of Mississippi Medical Center

University of Alabama School of Medicine

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James Lubawski, MD
Minimally Invasive Urology Fellowship

Urology Residency
University of Mississippi Medical Center

University of Alabama School of Medicine

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Joshua Chung, MD
Cardio-Thoracic Fellowship

General Surgery Residency
Riverside Methodist Hospital

Loma Linda University School of Medicine

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Vichin Puri, MD
Comprehensive Transplant Fellowship

General Surgery Residency
New York Hospital of Queens

Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education & Research

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Ahmed Kandeel, MD
Comprehensive Transplant Fellowship

General Surgery Residency
State University of New York – Buffalo

Wake Forest University School of Medicine