Will I be contacted prior to my surgery by the facility?
Yes. You may receive up to three calls. You will be contacted a few days prior to surgery by a member of your health care team. This call will include a routine health assessment, instructions for the day of surgery, and answers to any questions you may have. You may also be contacted by someone in the facility’s business office to address financial matters such as your responsibility for co-payments and deductibles. Finally, you may also be contacted by your anesthesiologist.
What tests are required prior to my surgery?
Any pre-operative tests will be determined by your physician or anesthesiologist and communicated to you prior to the date of your surgery.
What should I bring?
Please bring a photo identification and your insurance card(s). Our staff will need to verify and make copies when you check-in on the day of your surgery. Be sure to bring any medications that you may need during your stay at the facility (e.g., inhaler or insulin). Please bring a list of all drugs you are currently taking. Please bring payment of any patient responsibility (e.g. co-payment or deductible) Please do not bring rings, watches, or other valuables.
Should I arrange a ride to the facility?
Yes. You will not be allowed to drive after surgery. Please arrange for an adult to drive you home and for someone to be with you when you arrive.