Cedars-Sinai has one of the largest obstetrical patient populations and one of the largest maternal fetal care units in California. There are approximately 7,000 deliveries per year at Cedars-Sinai, with more than 10,000 annual admissions related to pregnancy. Residents monitor the care of all patients admitted to Cedars-Sinai for labor management and antepartum problems, and they actively manage and deliver the patients on the teaching service with attending physician supervision.
Cedars-Sinai also has one of the largest gynecologic surgical volumes in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, with about 3,000 gynecologic admissions and more than 5,000 surgical procedures performed each year. Residents are encouraged to be involved with all admissions and surgical opportunities with faculty and private attending staff. They are actively involved in learning innovative surgical techniques, including a pilot program for resident training and certification in robotic surgery.
The gynecologic oncology service at Cedars-Sinai also is one of the largest in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, with an average census of 10 to 20 patients at any given time. There are about 200 admissions and 300 radical procedures annually at the service. The Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center offers patients access to outpatient radiation therapy and chemotherapy, as well as coordinated care among various cancer specialists.