Brain Cancer Survivor Charles Peacock | Cedars-Sinai

Brain Cancer Survivor Charles Peacock | Cedars-Sinai

I woke up, I opened my eyes, and it was like I can see And then you look down and then wiggle your toes and “Yup, okay. Good.” Then I said something in french because I speak french and that works too. Pretty great that someone can put their hand inside your brain and take …

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Keith L. Black, MD | Cedars-Sinai

Keith L. Black, MD | Cedars-Sinai

I’m Dr. Keith Black chairman Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. My own view of what really makes a good brain surgeon is that the surgeon number one, must consider the brain to be sacred territory and to consider themselves to be very much like a thief in the night. What …

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Freedom – Larry Lewis | Cedars-Sinai

I had advanced heart failure. The Cedars Sinai team gave me a portable heart. I was walking around without a heart in my body. Then after 15 months, I received a human heart. It was unbelievable, just breathing. I can’t believe I have this feeling but, I feel great. It’s the feeling of freedom.

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Bedtime – Lara & Regina Borda | Cedars-Sinai

Bedtime – Lara & Regina Borda | Cedars-Sinai

When Laura was born she was turning blue on one side of her body. She had heart surgery two days after she was born just to keep her alive. When she turned seven the team at Cedars-Sinai replaced two valves in her heart. When Laura came out of surgery her heart was beating normally. Listening …

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Yong Soon Min – Brain Hemorrhage | Cedars-Sinai

Yong Soon Min – Brain Hemorrhage | Cedars-Sinai

Pi-zza Pyramid Pizza Pyramid I wanted to say pyramid and because of my hemorrhage, what came out of my mouth was pizza. My neurosurgeon at Cedars-Sinai went in and took out this little part that would free up the blood flow. Dr. Alexander had such amazing credentials. But, more than that, when I met him …

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Symptoms of Sudden Cardiac Arrest | Cedars-Sinai

Sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack are two different conditions. With a heart attack there is a problem with the blood supply to the heart and it leads to areas of the heart not working as well. With a cardiac arrest there is electrical chaos in the heart and it’s usually fatal within 10 …

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TeleConference: A Second Opinion Provides a Second Chance | Cedars-Sinai

TeleConference: A Second Opinion Provides a Second Chance | Cedars-Sinai

Inoperable is pretty much the worst word that you can hear when you have a brain tumor. My name is Katie Lewis, I live in Glenwood Springs Colorado and I’m 32 years old. When I was seven months pregnant with my third son I noticed that my right eye stopped clearing. I was told over …

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Brain Hemorrhage Recovery, Yong Soon Min | Cedars-Sinai

Brain Hemorrhage Recovery, Yong Soon Min | Cedars-Sinai

Pizza Pyramid Pizza Pyramid I wanted to say pyramid and because of my hemorrhage what came out my mouth was pizza. My neurosurgeon at Cedars-Sinai went in and took out this little part that would free up the blood flow. I recovered so quickly that I was able to get ready for a show four …

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