Discoveries Magazine



Q&A with Lindsey Ross, Brain Surgeon in the Making

When Lindsey Ross arrives at the hospital in the early-morning darkness and doesn’t leave until close to midnight, she considers herself lucky: What once seemed like a faraway goal—becoming a doctor—is now her reality as a second-year resident in Cedars-Sinai’s Neurological Surgery Residency Program.

Q+A with Keith L. Black, MD

Why early detection is so important to fighting Alzheimer’s—and how a simple eye test may be the solution. Read On

Heart of Bold

Tiny patients and great heights: Find out what thrills William Binder, MD. Read On

Q+A with Ilan Kedan, MD, cardiologist, extreme unicyclist

Q. Why cardiology? A. Cardiology makes the most sense to me. There’s a strong mechanical angle to it—it focuses on an organ that functions a lot like a pump, with its own intricate plumbing and wiring. It’s also a very Read On

The Bone Collector

No bones about it: Otolaryngologist Martin Hopp, MD, may be an eccentric collector, but his innovative approach to treating chronic sinusitis is quite serious. Read On

Who’s Who: Steven Rad, MD

Over the winter holiday of 2010, Steven Rad, MD—a third-year obstetrics and gynecology resident at Cedars-Sinai—traveled 9,300 miles to Mbarara Hospital in Uganda in East Africa. For one week, he and his mentor Dotun Ogunyemi, MD, director of Cedars-Sinai’s Obstetrics and Gynecology residency training program, partnered with their counterparts in Mbarara, seeing patients, conducting rounds, delivering babies, and teaching. Read On

Q+A with Michael Lill, MD

Medical director, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program; martial arts fighter Michael Lill, MD, leads Cedars-Sinai’s Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. Today, blood and marrow transplant is one of the most aggressive procedures used in the battle against cancer. This technique Read On

Q&A with Dr. Sarah Kilpatrick

Dr. Sarah Kilpatrick, an expert in high-risk pregnancy and advocate of collaborative research, joins Cedars-Sinai. Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, a nationally renowned expert in maternal-fetal medicine and women’s health, is the newly appointed chair of the Department of Obstetrics Read On