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

Physician news

Nicholas Nissen, MD, has been appointed as director of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at Cedars-Sinai.


Featured publication

The following article was published by members of the Department of Surgery:


Grant announcements

The Department of Surgery Research Division would like to congratulate the following grant recipients:


Mark your calendar


Grand rounds

Click here to view a schedule of all upcoming grand rounds.


Surgery scheduling

Click the "read more" for hours and contact information for surgery scheduling.

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Surgery scheduling

Hours of operation:

  • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • After 5pm, "next day" changes/requests should be forwarded to the triage nurse by dialing (310) 423-5520 and entering beeper # 0689.

Contact information:

  • Scheduling Staff: Frank, Lilian, Demetrius, Karen, Darlene, Marta, Jeric
  • For immediate attention - Scheduling Supervisor: Ferdinand Jojo Bernido
    • Phone: (310) 423-0687 Phone: (310) 423-1629 Cell: (310) 272-6979
    • Email: bernidof@cshs.org
  • For questions related to scheduling process: Brandi Douglas
  • Surgery Scheduling Manager: Shab Nicks

Quarterly schedulers meetings are held to share information and updates. Please contact Brandi Douglas for upcoming dates.

The "Surgery Scheduling Guidelines" handbook has been made available to your offices and staff. Please contact Brandi Douglas if you would like a copy forwarded to you.

If you have any questions or need any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact us.