10 Things to Know about Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles is a teaching hospital for the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Here are 10 things to know about Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

1. The CEO is Thomas Priselac.

2. Edward Prunchunas serves as CFO.

3. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has 958 beds consists of 14 separate buildings.

4. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center employs about 10,000 people. There are more than 2,000 physicians at the hospital.

5. The hospital recorded $8.2 billion in gross charges and a net income of $133.8 million last year, as reported by the American Hospital Directory.

6. Cedars-Sinai performed 22,700 inpatient surgeries and 22,100 outpatient surgeries in 2011. There were 7,100 births at the hospital and 235,800 outpatient visits. The emergency room treated 73,500 people last year.

7. U.S. News & World Report named Cedars-Sinai one of America's best hospitals for 2012-2013.

8. Cedars-Sinai was first established as Kaspare Cohn Hospital in 1902 on the east side of Los Angeles.

9. For more than 20 years, Los Angeles area residents have named Cedars-Sinai as the "Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Needs" in National Research Corporation's annual Healthcare Market Guide survey.

10. Cedars-Sinai ranks among the top 10 non-university hospitals nationwide in National Institutes of Health funding, according to the hospital's website.

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