Discoveries Magazine

Cedars-Sinai

Surgery

Digital Radiography’s Hip Factor

Until recently, the success of a total hip replacement could only be accurately evaluated after the surgeon left the operating room. Orthopedic surgeon Brad Penenberg, MD, is changing that. Software he designed helps measure placement accuracy during an operation. His Read On

Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion

Take our guided tour of Cedars-Sinai’s newest healthcare destination—designed to help clinicians work smarter, scientists brainstorm better, and patients heal faster. And meet some of the donors, patients, physicians, scientists, nurses, volunteers and service providers who bring the new facility to life.

Hip to the Fix

Debra Hambleton left Cedars-Sinai recently with a new right hip – and the honor of being the first patient to undergo surgery in the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion. Debra, who lives in Oxnard, had her right hip replaced on Friday, Read On

Fearless Fighters

What do former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley and Armando E. Giuliano, MD, share? The close bond inspired by nearly a decade as patient and doctor—and the tenacity to battle breast cancer. Read On

The Art of Medicine

What do an iconic photographer, a celebrated orthopedic surgeon, and the pioneer of robot choreography have in common? An understanding of the vital role of artistry in medicine. Read On

In Good Hands

Fire Captain Larry Davis had spent his life helping people in need. But after a horrific blaze devastated his hands, he faced a lifetime of limitations—until a dedicated surgeon reopened his world. Read On

10 Big Ideas

What ideas are shaping tomorrow’s medicine? What are the coming innovations in treating heart disease and cancer? What is the latest thinking in genetics and regenerative medicine? From the minds of our scientists and clinicians, we bring you 10 noteworthy, thought-provoking ideas that have the potential to transform medicine. Read On

Sharp Focus

Michael Sharp’s apartment is a short walk from the beach, but Michael isn’t much of a beachgoer. He looks the type: laid-back, low-key, introspective, hair about shoulder length. But the self-described “kind of a geek” would rather play video games—his Read On