Cedars-Sinai Blog

Amputation Isn't Slowing Down Deputy Garrett Rifkin

Cedars-Sinai patient and LA County Sheriff's Deputy Garrett Rifkin

"It took me 3 hours to decide. I expected to wake up after the accident without my leg so I was already mentally prepared for it."

Facing amputation

"I've always wanted to be a cop and this wasn't going to stop me."

Deputy Garrett Rifkin on the road to recovery.

Road to recovery