Facilities & Resources

As a Cedars-Sinai Gynecologic Oncology fellow, you will have the opportunity to learn in some of the best-equipped outpatient, inpatient, surgical, and research facilities in the world. These include:

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

In 1953, Kaiser Permanente established the Los Angeles Medical Center (LAMC), its largest hospital and medical offices in the Southern California region. The medical center is centrally located on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, at the foot of the Hollywood Hills. More than 550 physicians and 4,500 support staff serve members at the LAMC. A new 400-bed facility opened in 2009 and servers as tertiary care center for Southern California members.

As a teaching institution, the medical center has 19 residency programs involving more than 160 residents and fellows annually including a four-resident-per-year Obstetrics and Gynecology program. More than 2,000 major gynecological operations are performed annually at LAMC.

The fellows help coordinate the day-to-day clinical activities of the service and participate actively during operating room cases as either the primary surgeon or co-surgeon. Fellows are trained in advanced surgical techniques using open, laparoscopic and robotic approaches. The fellows see new referrals, postoperative and returning patients, as well as women receiving radiation and chemotherapy while supervising the residents in clinic.

The service also holds a weekly multidisciplinary patient conference that is organized by the chief resident on service as well as intermittent departmental grand rounds. As part of the rotation the gynecologic oncology fellow has the opportunity to participate in patient care at the Regional Radiation Oncology Center at the LAMC, the largest radiation oncology center on the West Coast, with a comprehensive array of equipment and specialized techniques for internal and external radiation therapy.

Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact us if you have questions or would like to learn more about the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai.

8635 West Third Street, Suite 160W
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Laura Castro, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Coordinator