CCE Gastrointestinal disorders: Cedars-Sinai - Selection criteria

July 10, 2009

Awards and distinctions that make Cedars-Sinai Medical Center a Center of Excellence

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Number of motility research protocols engaged in annually: 27

Number of colonoscopies in 2007: 6,309

Number of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) in 2007: 4,971

Number of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in 2007: 804

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) in 2007: 667

Number Double Balloon Study patients in 2007: 200

Number of Wireless Capsule Procedures in 2007: 311

Percentage of cancer surgeries done laparoscopically in 2008: 60%

Percentage of cancer surgeries that required a colostomy in 2008: 3.0%