For Patients

Awaiting your surgery can be an anxiety-producing time. To help ease your concern, your transplant team at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center will work closely with you on all aspects of your surgery. They will assist you from your pre-admission through your hospital discharge, as well as during your recovery period.

When you come to Cedars-Sinai Center for your surgery, you can be certain that you will receive the highest level of medical care. Cedars-Sinai employs some of the world's leading physicians and offers the most advanced and technologically sophisticated treatments. Our excellence in patient care delivery has been recognized on numerous occasions by independent surveyors, who have ranked Cedars-Sinai as the best hospital and having the best doctors and nurses in the Los Angeles area.

As a patient at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will be treated by a multidisciplinary team of specialists, including transplant medicine physicians, transplant surgeons, nurse coordinators, medical social workers, pharmacists and dietitans. Your referring physician, as a critical member of the team, will be included in your plan of care and treatment. At the center of this team is you and your loved ones who are involved at every step of the process.

Our team will inform you of everything you will need to do to prepare for your stay at the hospital. Once you arrive at the hospital, you will be escorted through each preparatory stage of your surgery. Your family may accompany you through most of your surgery preparations and will be included in post-operative discussions. We consider family members, friends and caregivers an essential part of a successful hospital stay and recovery.

In coming to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for your surgery, you will receive the highest quality medical care and unsurpassed service. Our dedication to research, employing some of the world's most renowned physicians, and providing a compassionate patient-centered environment, enables us to deliver the highest quality of transplant surgery while achieving the best clinical outcomes.