There will be a minimum of four caregivers: your surgeon, the anesthesiologist, a operating room technician-who is the sterile instrument handler assisting the surgeon, and a “circulating” nurse, who attends to a variety of needs throughout the case.
An anesthesiologist will be in attendance during your procedure, administering medications and monitoring your vital signs. The risk of experiencing any awareness during surgery is extremely small.
Although you can expect some discomfort following a surgical procedure, medication will be immediately available to keep you as comfortable as possible.
We take cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit/debit cards.
Frequently, instructions are given not to eat or drink anything after midnight prior to your surgery. Any amount of food in your stomach can produce gastric juices which leads to nausea and vomiting. If vomit enters your lungs, it may result in pneumonia or serious infections. Different surgeries have different fasting requirements. Our pre-operative nurses… Read more »
Co-pays and/ or remaining deductibles are due at the time of service. If you have a co-insurance (for example, an 80/20 plan), we will send you a bill after we receive payment from your insurance company. Our billing statement will show you the payment we received from your insurance, and any patient responsibility per the… Read more »
If you have any type of sedation, you cannot drive for 24 hours. You can only take a bus or cab if a responsible adult will accompany you home.
Photo ID or driver’s license, insurance information card or workers’ compensation information Cash, check or credit/debit card to pay your co-pay or deductible requirement Advance Healthcare Directive (if available) List of medications
You can park in the ACE parking lot which is located directly behind our building. It costs $2.00 per hour, but no more than $6.00 per day with a “validated ticket”. Make sure to ask one of the front office staff members to validate your ticket.