The Department of Surgery is committed to training the next generation of surgical leaders, with superb technical skills, sound clinical judgment and a desire to innovate. As one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., applicants to Cedars-Sinai’s residency program represent more than 60% of all residents interested in general surgery in the nation.
Over 32,000 operations are performed in 42 operating rooms here annually, and more than one-third of all surgeries performed are minimally invasive procedures. After helping develop laparoscopic surgery as a widely used surgical discipline, we are now at the forefront of robotic surgery, while building a training program to teach outside surgeons to do complex robotic procedures. Our graduates have distinguished themselves with prestigious fellowships, substantial academic achievements and national awards. Cedars-Sinai graduates are well prepared to pursue any career objective.
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Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow’s health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.