Prepare For Surgery

Contact the Center for Modern Surgery scheduler with any questions about your upcoming surgery.

CONTACT SURGICAL SCHEDULER

before surgery

PRE-REGISTRATION

All patients should pre-register for surgery via One Medical Passport.

PREOPERATIVE TESTING

Patients need to complete pre-operative testing WITHIN 14 days of the surgical date. A Surgery Center nurse will contact you 1-2 days prior to your scheduled day of surgery, to review your medical history and preoperative instructions.

MEDICATIONS & DIET

Do not take any aspirin products or blood thinners 1 week prior to your surgery. If you take medication on a daily basis, please check with your prescribing doctor for instructions on whether to stop these medications or to continue taking them. You cannot have anything to eat after midnight the night before their procedure. The surgery scheduling team will send to your local pharmacy the appropriate prescriptions for after surgery.

ESCORT FOR THE DAY OF SURGERY

Please make arrangement to have an adult escort take you home after your procedure. Due to anesthesia, you may NOT go home in a taxi unaccompanied.

Your surgical scheduler will send complete pre-operative and post-operative instructions via email, prior to your scheduled procedure. Please take the time to review them thoroughly, well in advance of your surgery. If you have any questions, please contact your surgeon’s office.

day of surgery

WHAT TO WEAR

Wear loose fitting clothing, no make-up, or creams/lotions on your skin. Do not bring any valuables. Leave watches and jewelry at home. Bathe or shower with Hibiclens soap (found at the drugstore) the day of, or the night before the surgery.

WHAT TO BRING

Please bring your insurance card, picture ID, and any form of copay. You should also bring a container for your glasses, contacts, or dentures. Patients find having a pillow or blanket for the ride home. makes it more comfortable.

SURGERY TIME & ESCORT

Every effort is made to ensure that your surgery begins at the scheduled time. However, your surgery may be delayed as a result of a medical emergency or other unforeseen problems. Please bring reading material or other things to help time pass while you wait. Wi-Fi is available in the surgery center.

All patients are required to have an adult escort home after surgery due to anesthesia. The person responsible for taking you home must stay at the surgery center until you are ready to leave so that the surgeon can communicate with him or her. They may leave the surgery center for a quick meal, but they should let the receptionist know and try to stay within a 5-mile radius due to heavy traffic in the area.

Your surgical scheduler will send complete pre-operative and post-operative instructions via email, prior to your scheduled procedure. Please take the time to review them thoroughly, well in advance of your surgery. If you have any questions, please contact your surgeon’s office.

day after surgery

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

If you are experiencing a postoperative medical emergency, please visit your nearest hospital emergency room. Please notify your physician if this occurs.

POST-OPERATIVE FOLLOW-UP

A Surgery Center nurse will contact you within 24 hours of your surgery to see how you are feeling and if you have any questions. If your surgery was on a Friday, you should expect to receive your follow-up call the following Monday. Your surgeon’s office will contact you following your surgery, to schedule your Post-Op appointment. Your Post-Op appointment should be scheduled 2-4 weeks after your procedure.

Your surgical scheduler will send complete pre-operative and post-operative instructions via email, prior to your scheduled procedure. Please take the time to review them thoroughly, well in advance of your surgery. If you have any questions, please contact your surgeon’s office.

PRE-REGISTRATION

All patients should pre-register for surgery via One Medical Passport.

PREOPERATIVE TESTING

Patients need to complete pre-operative testing WITHIN 14 days of the surgical date. A Surgery Center nurse will contact you 1-2 days prior to your scheduled day of surgery, to review your medical history and preoperative instructions.

MEDICATIONS & DIET

Do not take any aspirin products or blood thinners 1 week prior to your surgery. If you take medication on a daily basis, please check with your prescribing doctor for instructions on whether to stop these medications or to continue taking them. You cannot have anything to eat after midnight the night before their procedure. The surgery scheduling team will send to your local pharmacy the appropriate prescriptions for after surgery.

ESCORT FOR THE DAY OF SURGERY

Please make arrangement to have an adult escort take you home after your procedure. Due to anesthesia, you may NOT go home in a taxi unaccompanied.

Your surgical scheduler will send complete pre-operative and post-operative instructions via email, prior to your scheduled procedure. Please take the time to review them thoroughly, well in advance of your surgery. If you have any questions, please contact your surgeon’s office.

WHAT TO WEAR

Wear loose fitting clothing, no make-up, or creams/lotions on your skin. Do not bring any valuables. Leave watches and jewelry at home. Bathe or shower with Hibiclens soap (found at the drugstore) the day of, or the night before the surgery.

WHAT TO BRING

Please bring your insurance card, picture ID, and any form of copay. You should also bring a container for your glasses, contacts, or dentures. Patients find having a pillow or blanket for the ride home. makes it more comfortable.

SURGERY TIME & ESCORT

Every effort is made to ensure that your surgery begins at the scheduled time. However, your surgery may be delayed as a result of a medical emergency or other unforeseen problems. Please bring reading material or other things to help time pass while you wait. Wi-Fi is available in the surgery center.

All patients are required to have an adult escort home after surgery due to anesthesia. The person responsible for taking you home must stay at the surgery center until you are ready to leave so that the surgeon can communicate with him or her. They may leave the surgery center for a quick meal, but they should let the receptionist know and try to stay within a 5-mile radius due to heavy traffic in the area.

Your surgical scheduler will send complete pre-operative and post-operative instructions via email, prior to your scheduled procedure. Please take the time to review them thoroughly, well in advance of your surgery. If you have any questions, please contact your surgeon’s office.

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY

If you are experiencing a postoperative medical emergency, please visit your nearest hospital emergency room. Please notify your physician if this occurs.

POST-OPERATIVE FOLLOW-UP

A Surgery Center nurse will contact you within 24 hours of your surgery to see how you are feeling and if you have any questions. If your surgery was on a Friday, you should expect to receive your follow-up call the following Monday. Your surgeon’s office will contact you following your surgery, to schedule your Post-Op appointment. Your Post-Op appointment should be scheduled 2-4 weeks after your procedure.

Your surgical scheduler will send complete pre-operative and post-operative instructions via email, prior to your scheduled procedure. Please take the time to review them thoroughly, well in advance of your surgery. If you have any questions, please contact your surgeon’s office.