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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:

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Grand rounds

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Surgery scheduling

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Circle of Friends honorees for August

The Circle of Friends program honored 119 people in August.

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.

  • Rebecca Allegretto, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC
  • Elvina M. Luistro, RN
  • Farin Amersi, MD
  • Ezra Maguen, MD
  • Paula J. Anastasia Davis, RN, MN, AOCN
  • Lawrence S. Maldonado, MD
  • M. William Audeh, MD
  • Cecilia M. Mamaril, RN
  • Traci V. Babcock, RN
  • Daniel R. Margulies, MD
  • Lilit Baldjyan, RN
  • Ann McBride
  • Barry J. Brock, MD
  • Robert McKenna, Jr., MD
  • Neil A. Buchbinder, MD
  • Katayoon Mehraban, RN
  • Marko Bukur, MD
  • Anne Meyer, MD
  • Christiane Michele J. Burnison, MD
  • Bindumol Michael, RN
  • Kristi R. Butenschoen
  • Joel D. Mittleman, MD
  • Terri R. Carrillo, RTT
  • Esther Morrison, RN
  • Ilana Cass, MD
  • Christopher S. Ng, MD
  • Christina T. Chen
  • Guy D. Paiement, MD
  • Bernice L. Coleman, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAHA
  • Julie A. Parker, RN
  • Stephen T. Copen, MD
  • Rinku V. Patel, RN
  • Stephen R. Corday, MD
  • Paolo-Noel D. Pavia
  • Coby B. Cowan
  • Brad Penenberg, MD
  • Moise Danielpour, MD
  • Christina A. Penfield, MD, MPH
  • Mark M. Davidson, MD
  • Kristine Penner, MD
  • Erika M. Deuel
  • Sheryl Pinugu, CN
  • Elena Diaz, MD
  • Srikanth S. Rao, DO
  • J. Kevin Drury, MD
  • Shiela Romero
  • David E. Fermelia, MD
  • Howard L. Rosner, MD
  • Jeremy S. Fine, MD
  • Jeremy D. Rudnick, MD
  • Carrie E. Fishman, CN
  • Paula Ruiz, PA-C
  • Charles Forscher, MD
  • Bonshere C. San Juan
  • Joyce N. Fox, MD
  • Howard M. Sandler, MD, MS
  • Yelena Fridman, RN
  • Linda K. Schaefer, CTRS
  • Gerhard J. Fuchs, MD
  • Oliver Severios
  • Ewina Fung, MD
  • Prediman K. Shah, MD
  • Angelina C. Gamboa, RN
  • Jeffrey H. Sherman, MD
  • Eli S. Gang, MD
  • Randolph Sherman, MD
  • Editha A. Gatchalian, RN
  • Rimma Shvarts, RN
  • Danielle M. Gille
  • Allan W. Silberman, MD, PhD
  • Noel O. Goloran
  • Shirley Sinclair
  • Steven B. Graff-Radford, DDS
  • Enrique Slodownik, MD
  • Liz M. Hernandez, RN
  • Thomas P. Sokol, MD
  • Sinead Hochberg
  • Andrew Ira Spitzer, MD
  • Kevin M. Hsu, MD
  • Sari Steinberg, LCSW
  • Robin R. Hudson, RN, CPAN
  • Jerrold H. Steiner, MD
  • Mariko L. Ishimori, MD
  • Lenore M. Strum, RNC
  • J. Patrick Johnson, MD
  • Michele Tagliati, MD
  • Mark E. Josephs
  • Quirina Talabong, RN
  • Beth Y. Karlan, MD
  • Alfredo Trento, MD
  • Scott R. Karlan, MD
  • Serkan Tusu
  • Harold L. Karpman, MD
  • Karis J. Ustares Welbourn, RN
  • Ilan Kedan, MD, MPH
  • Eric Vasiliauskas, MD
  • Andra E. Keener, RN
  • Edmundo E. Vasquez
  • Wesley A. King, III, MD
  • Marina Vaysburd, MD
  • Robert Klapper, MD
  • Billy O. Villao
  • Dee Dee L. Klute-Evans, RN, MSN, CIC
  • Andrew S. Wachtel, MD
  • Joicey E. Kuruvilla, RN
  • Stacey A. Walker Crowley, NP
  • Mykel V. LeCheminant, RN, BSN
  • Daniel J. Wallace, MD
  • Madeline S. Lerman, RN, BSN
  • Michelle Williams Evans, RN
  • Ronald S. Leuchter, MD
  • Matthew T. Wilson, MD
  • Michael Levesque, MD
  • Edward M. Wolin, MD
  • Phillip L. Levine, MD
  • Howard Wynne, MD
  • Inna Litvinsky, RN, BC, BSN
  • Sauchuen Yu
  • Christine T. Lorenzo, RN