Getting Ready for Surgery

Make no mistake about it: Surgery is a big deal, and most patients have many questions. Whether you are the patient or the patient’s loved one, any emotions you may be feeling in the days leading up to a procedure are common. Our caring, attentive team understands what you may be going through. That’s why we make every effort to provide compassionate guidance and support every step of the way as you’re getting ready for surgery.

While knowing that you’re not alone in what you or your loved ones may be experiencing, understanding what you should do before, during, and after your procedure can help as well. Following are a few matters you should keep in mind as you are getting ready for surgery. Several of these instructions are critical elements of our safety goals.