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Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Gastroenterology & GI Surgery,Awards & Honors)

2020
July
21,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai today announced a $25 million gift from Martha L. Karsh and Bruce A. Karsh, and the Karsh Family Foundation, to support the treatment of digestive and liver diseases and the advancement of innovative research. The current Division of Dig...
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February
20,
2020
| 05:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
WEHOville.com recently wrote about Cedars-Sinai being ranked in the top 50 U.S. hospitals for quality of care, putting the medical center among the top 1% in the nation providing a high quality of clinical care. The ranking was announced by Health...
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February
19,
2020
| 06:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has earned a five-star hospital rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the third year in a row—the highest distinction offered by the federal agency. The ratings are based on 49 quality measureme...
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January
12,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The AARP Bulletin recently interviewed Ali Rezaie, MD, medical director of GI Motility at Cedars-Sinai, about what patients should do if their medications are recalled. As AARP Bulletin explains, tainted drugs have made headlines in recent months....
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2019
December
19,
2019
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a digestive disorder that causes heartburn and other uncomfortable symptoms, may affect nearly a third of U.S. adults each week, and most of those who take certain popular medications for it still have symptoms...
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December
04,
2019
| 06:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
To better serve the coastal communities, Cedars-Sinai has expanded its offices at 1919 Santa Monica Blvd. in Santa Monica. Already home to an established gastroenterology practice, patients can now also find specialists in primary care, oncology, neu...
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October
05,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's 2019 Healthcare Equality Index. The top score means Cedars-Sinai has earned the designation of being a "Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality." The Healthcare Equality Index...
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August
01,
2019
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
It's not often that a young PhD in biomedical engineering shines on the baseball field before thousands of major league fans, but that's exactly what Michael Murata did recently at Dodger Stadium. Murata, 28, a postdoctoral scientist in the Depart...
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July
29,
2019
| 21:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center once again has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the nation. The medical center ranked No. 8 nationally in the magazine's "Best Hospitals 2019-20" analysis, matching its rank from ...
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July
03,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
MD Magazine recently published a video and a transcript from an interview featuring a team of experts on Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS. The panel interview, Expert Perspectives on Diagnosis and Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, was moderated ...
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June
03,
2019
| 09:50 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded a record number of advanced degrees at its 7th annual commencement, where a Nobel laureate urged the graduates to "tackle our greatest challenges" by sustaining their commitment to scien...
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March
29,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has again earned a five-star hospital rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)—the highest distinction offered by the federal agency. The ratings, which assess hospital performance, are based on ...
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March
15,
2019
| 11:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
Gluten-Free Living magazine recently interviewed Kelly Issokson, MS, RD, CNSC, a registered dietician in the Nutrition and Integrative Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) program at Cedars-Sinai, about the connection between gluten, Crohn’s Disease and ...
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March
13,
2019
| 14:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Susan Cheng, MD, MPH, MMsc, one of the nation's leading cardiologists specializing in population health sciences, has been named the Erika J. Glazer Chair in Women's Cardiovascular Health and Population Science. Cheng, who joined the Smidt Heart I...
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2018
December
03,
2018
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
For the first time, a 360-degree virtual reality (VR) Continuing Medical Education (CME) accredited course in GI surgery is available for streaming to surgeons and medical professionals. The course is a collaboration between medical experts at Ced...
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October
26,
2018
| 15:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
NBC Newschannel recently interviewed Shervin Rabizadeh, MD, director of the Pediatric Inflammatory Disease Program at Cedars-Sinai, and one of his pediatric IBD patients about the growing number of children being diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Dis...
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October
26,
2018
| 14:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
Thursday evening, hundreds of leaders in entertainment, business, healthcare and philanthropy came together for the 2018 Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Gala. The event raised nearly $1.6 million for the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative M...
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October
12,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ronald Paquette, MD, Clinical Director of the Cedars-Sinai Blood & Marrow Transplant Program, and the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute recently was accepted as members of the Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Research Consortium. The group, ...
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September
19,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
BlackDoctor.org, the popular online health information resource for African-American consumers, has named Cedars-Sinai to its 2018 Top Hospitals for Diversity List. BlackDoctor.org specifically cited Cedars-Sinai for its strong commitment in promo...
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August
23,
2018
| 16:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti highlighted Cedars-Sinai's groundwater conservation program Thursday, citing it as an example of innovative conservation as the city seeks to reduce water consumption. The project has slashed the medical center's us...
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August
13,
2018
| 21:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2018–19” as one of the 10 best hospitals in the nation. The medical center ranked No. 8 in a select group of 20 Honor Roll hospitals and also had 12 medi...
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July
25,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing for the fifth consecutive time from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, one of only nine hospitals in the world to receive the prestigious designation five times in a row. ...
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July
02,
2018
| 13:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
The American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer recently presented an Outstanding Achievement Award to the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai. The institute is one of only 32 accredited cancer programs in the U.S.—...
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June
25,
2018
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has launched an initiative to accelerate the development of novel drugs, devices and therapies aimed at improving treatments for patients with gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases. Physician-scientists and others in the Medically A...
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June
18,
2018
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Blood Donor Services is awarding a lifetime achievement award to longtime blood and platelet donor Haskell Anderson III. "I’m honored to be able to do this for people in need," says Anderson, who has donated platelets 200 times in the la...
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May
24,
2018
| 09:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
Renowned cancer clinician and scientist Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, has been named director of the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Theodorescu, a nationally recognized translational cancer researcher and leading expert ...
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March
30,
2018
| 09:26 AM America/Los_Angeles
Katie Couric didn’t waste much time following Jimmy Kimmel’s 50th birthday to cajole him into getting his first screening colonoscopy—accompanied by the newswoman herself--broadcast on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The segment shows Couric driving the ta...
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2015
May
13,
2015
| 23:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - May 14, 2015 – Millions of people afflicted by irritable bowel syndrome can now be diagnosed quickly and accurately with two simple blood tests developed by a Cedars-Sinai gastroenterologist. The tests, created by Mark Pimentel, MD, ...
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2011
October
05,
2011
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai researchers have reported two advances in the understanding of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, the most common gastrointestinal disorder in the United States, affecting an estimated 30 million people. One study provides further evidence tha...
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April
26,
2011
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles Business Journal has honored two Cedars-Sinai executives in its inaugural Healthcare Leadership Awards. The journal awarded its top honor to Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, naming him the 2011 Heal...
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