Nephrology Los Angeles Medical Center / Cedars-Sinai - Facilities

The Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center (LAMC) is a multi-specialty teaching hospital located in Hollywood, California.

Los Angeles Medical Center

We provide training to approximately 300 residents and fellows in 22 programs. The 528-bed medical center is the tertiary referral hospital for three million Kaiser Permanente members. As a major teaching hospital for UCLA, Kaiser Permanente offers an unparalleled diversity of patients spanning from primary care to complex tertiary cases. Our patient population reflects Southern California –39 percent Caucasian, 29 percent Latino, 15 percent African-American, and 14 percent Asian.

LAMC is a referral center for Interventional Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Radiation Oncology, and other tertiary care services provided for the Southern California Region. The Department of Nephrology provides facilities for both acute and chronic hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, home hemodialysis, continuous renal replacement therapies, and apheresis.

The new Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center opened in March 2009, replacing the old hospital built in 1953.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai is an academic medical center with a world-renowned faculty and extensive, highly competitive training programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas. Medical education has been a core mission of the Medical Center since its inception. Our commitment is to provide graduate medical education programs that enable physicians in training to develop personal, clinical and professional competence under the guidance and supervision of the faculty and staff.

The standards of excellence that have made Cedars-Sinai known around the world for its expertise and excellence in patient care and advancement of medical research, have also made Cedars-Sinai a center for the education and training of the physicians of tomorrow. As one of the largest medical centers in the United States, Cedars-Sinai offers residents and fellows exposure to a wide range of procedures and populations. In addition, Cedars-Sinai’s facilities are among the most advanced in the world with state-of-the-art equipment and application of new technologies.

There is a large staff of full-time physicians who have academic faculty appointments from the UCLA School of Medicine and 1,700 community-based specialty board certified physicians. As a major teaching hospital for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, second, third and fourth year medical students are assigned to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on a regular basis in the Departments of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology and Surgery.

We encourage resident and fellow participation in a wide range of creative scholarly activities. The scope of research conducted at the Medical Center encompasses the spectrum of disease-related investigation ranging from molecular genetics, biochemical analysis, and comparative animal research to clinical investigation; therapeutic trials and patient care outcomes research. Four hundred projects are in progress involving more than 120 principal investigations and over 300 research employees. Cedars-Sinai scientists publish more than 200 papers a year in peer-reviewed medical journals.

For more information about Cedars-Sinai Medical Center you may contact the onsite Cedars fellowship coordinator at  or 310-423-2420