For Medical Professionals

Educational programs in the Department of Surgery include strong residency training programs:

In addition, fellowships are available in many other areas such as:

  • Advanced laparoscopic
  • Metabolic, and bariatric surgery
  • Hepato-biliary and transplantation
  • Advanced minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  • Minimally invasive urology
  • Surgical oncology
  • Colon and rectal surgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • Surgical critical care

Our medical student education includes very popular programs for 3rd and 4th year students.

All programs are organized to promote the evidence-based patient centered culture of Cedars-Sinai and incorporate a broad exposure to our faculty and excellent voluntary physicians on-site.

Find additional information on how to apply for our General Surgery Residency program.

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Surgery Fellowships

In addition to general surgery and cardiothoracic surgical residency programs, the Department of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai offers a wide variety of fellowship programs. These programs provide advanced training in specialty areas.

Fellowship Programs Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education


Minimally Invasive Surgery - Thoracic

For information, please contact:

Donato Kusuanco
Department of Surgery
8700 Beverly Blvd, Suite 475W
Los Angles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-423-1850
Fax: 310-423-9994

Orthopaedic Trauma

For information, please contact:

Pamela Swan
Orthopaedic Center
444 S. San Vicente Blvd, Suite 703
Los Angles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-423-9975
Fax: 310-423-9994

For information, please contact:

David Alessi, MD
8670 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Phone: 310-657-2253
Fax: 310-657-0776

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Spine

For information, please contact:

Michelle Demond
444 S. San Vicente Blvd., Suite 800
Los Angles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-423-3148
Fax: 310-423-0154

Surgical Ophthalmology

For information, please contact:

Rosie Olivas
8700 Beverly Blvd., 
Mark Goodson Building, Suite 1102
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-423-9640
Fax: 310-423-9649

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

For information, please contact:

Bridget Frommel, MA
Academic Program Coordinator
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center / Smidt Heart Institute / CT Surgery
127 S. San Vicente Blvd., Suite 3100
Los Angles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-423-2766
Email: frommelb@cshs.org

Transplantation Surgery

For information, please visit Cedars-Sinai's Comprehensive Transplant Center or contact:

Cynthia Jackson
8900 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-423-4865
Fax: 310-423-0234

Vascular Surgery

For information, please contact:

Bridget Frommel, MA, C-TAGME
Academic Program Coordinator
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center / Smidt Heart Institute / CT Surgery
127 S. San Vicente Blvd., Suite 3100
Los Angles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-423-2766
Email: frommelb@cshs.org