The Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Neurology and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences provide clinical care for the full range of conditions affecting the brain and central nervous system. Neuroscience experts at Cedars-Sinai conduct path-breaking research, and use their clinical experience and research knowledge to teach the next generation of researchers and clinicians through residency, fellowship, CME and GME programs.
Neuroscience researchers are delving deep into the mysteries of the brain by conducting basic, translational and clinical research. Researchers at the Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute have made a number of significant advances:
The Division of Neurology's Rose Moss Neurogenetics Laboratory has received continuous funding from the National Institutes of Health for more than a decade. More than 100 research papers and many books and chapters have been published as a result of basic research performed by the division. Neurology research at Cedars-Sinai is focused on:
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences researchers are focused on conducting basic research and clinical trials into the causes and treatment of depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and anxiety.
In U.S.News & World Report's 2007 “America's Best Hospitals” issue, Cedars-Sinai once again ranked as one of the country's top hospitals in Neurosurgery and Neurology.
Cedars-Sinai offers dedicated programs that diagnose and treat brain tumors, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, epilepsy, stroke, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, Parkinson's disease, addiction, pain, and conditions affecting the spine. Cedars-Sinai neuroscience programs offer comprehensive care for adult, teenage and pediatric patients.
Cedars-Sinai offers a full range of educational programs, from continuing medical education to accredited residency and fellowship programs. The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences offers a fully approved, comprehensive, academically based residency program in psychiatry. The Department of Neurosurgery offers a neurological surgery residency program, and neuro-oncology and surgical neuro-oncology fellowships.
Keith L. Black, MD
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute
Ruth and Harvey Lawrence Chair in Neuroscience
Mark H. Rapaport, MD
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
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