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Surgery Grand Rounds

Click the "read more" to see information about upcoming Surgery Grand Rounds.

Grand Rounds

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

Education Schedule

Click the PDF link below to see the Department of Surgery's education schedule for April.

Education Calendar - April (PDF)

Surgery Scheduling - New Hours as of May 1

Click the "read more" for hours and contact information for surgery scheduling. As of May 1, hours of operation will be Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Excellent Residency Programs Raise Important Questions

Message From the Chair

Two weeks ago, the Department of Surgery completed its recruitment of residents in our primary certificate residency programs. All three residencies (General Surgery, Orthopedics and Urology) matched high on our lists with outstanding medical students from some of the best medical schools in the country.

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Cedars-Sinai Designing 'Operating Room of the Future'

Partnership With Military Aims to Streamline, Improve Trauma Care

Cedars-Sinai has partnered with the U.S. military to design the "operating room of the future" that will enable emergency medical teams to respond more quickly and effectively to patients with life-threatening injuries. The project is called "OR 360."

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Match Program Brings 11 New Residents to Surgery

The Department of Surgery has matched its top applicants in General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Urology and Podiatry. These students are among the brightest to join Cedars-Sinai, with the highest average scores on the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination®, along with superior letters of recommendation, research and extracurricular talents.

» See the names and photos of the new residents

New Program Eases Children's Fecal Incontinence

Families of children who suffer from fecal incontinence, a condition that causes embarrassment and often hinders social and emotional development, can seek help from Cedars-Sinai's new Pediatric Bowel Management Program in the Division of Pediatric Surgery.

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Ramzy Named Lung Transplant Surgical Director

Danny Ramzy, MD, PhD, has been appointed surgical director of the Cedars-Sinai Lung Transplant Program. Ramzy joined Cedars-Sinai in 2011, and he directs the medical center's Extracorporeal Life Support Program. He is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute.


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Topics Sought for Morgenstern Debate

The Dr. Leon Morgenstern Great Debates in Clinical Medicine Resident Competition committee is soliciting suggestions for a topic for this annual event. The debate will convene for its 11th year on Friday, June 6.


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CS-Link Tip: Quickly See Patient Classification

To quickly view a patient's hospital classification in CS-Link™, you can add a column called "Class" to his or her "My Patient List."

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Circle of Friends Honorees for March

The Circle of Friends program honored 165 people in March. 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.

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Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Approvals

Pharmacy Focus

See highlights from the Feb. 4 meeting of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

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Flu 'Badge Buddies' No Longer Needed

Thank you for all the efforts this winter season helping keep our patients, visitors and fellow staff safe. The medical center is no longer requiring the green and orange flu ID badge accessories to be worn. In addition, unvaccinated personnel will no longer have to wear isolation masks.

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