When we look through diverse lenses, when we move forward with a collaborative vision, we can solve the brain's deepest riddles and achieve the true purpose of academic medicine: progress.
By the Numbers
#1 in Los Angeles and #7 in the Nation for Neurology & Neurosurgery "Best Hospitals 2022-2023," U.S. News & World Report
#1 in Los Angeles County for neurology, neurosurgery and spine surgery market share
#1 in Los Angeles County for stroke discharges and thrombectomy
#2 in the nation: Lowest stroke mortality rate (8.4% 30-day risk-standardized mortality rate, CMS Care Compare: All Hospitals)
84% rate of neurosurgery residency applicants in the U.S. who applied to Cedars-Sinai—a total of 329 applicants for 2 slots
From the Chairs
When the brightest minds work together, amazing things happen. Clinical care keeps patients safer, healthier and more functional. Surgical procedures become more precise, effective and informative. And research takes a great leap forward through collaboration, new insights and practical applications.
As we reflect on 2022, we are proud to say that teamwork in medicine and science has been a transformative and essential feature in our neurology and neurosurgery efforts and will continue to form the foundation of our approach moving forward. We believe our ability to work across disciplines—tapping into the expertise and resources at our fingertips in the broader Cedars-Sinai community—offers our faculty, staff and patients a unique advantage. We share the goal of offering the most compassionate and advanced care while leading world-class investigations that change the landscape of medical knowledge.
Our collaborations are routinely bearing fruit in the form of advancements in disease management and outcomes, allowing us to:
At Cedars-Sinai, we believe that looking through diverse lenses allows us to achieve the true purpose of academic medicine: progress. As we look to the coming year, we relish the prospect of enhancing and sharing this collaborative vision with you.
Keith L. Black, MD
Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Ruth and Lawrence Harvey Chair in Neuroscience
Professor of Neurosurgery
Nancy L. Sicotte, MD, FAAN
Chair, Department of Neurology
Women’s Guild Distinguished Chair in Neurology
Professor of Neurology
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Cedars-Sinai is ranked #1 in Los Angeles and #7 in the nation for Neurology & Neurosurgery according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2022-2023” analysis.
Doctors from around the world refer patients to the neurology and neurosurgery specialists at Cedars-Sinai, who are trained to treat conditions ranging from brain tumors to multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and stroke.
Our physicians will work with you to understand the unique needs of your patient and develop the best treatment plan, and they will be available for additional consultations and procedures as needed.
If you have a patient you would like to refer to one of our programs, please contact us at 424-315-2444 or visit cedars-sinai.org/neuro.
Read more about our full list of neurosurgery and neurology clinical programs at Cedars-Sinai.