Frequently Asked Questions

When can I eat before my surgery?

Unless otherwise instructed, do not eat or drink anything after midnight the day prior to your surgery. If you have been instructed to take certain medication, take it with only a sip of water. Do not chew gum, use breath mints or hard candies, or smoke after midnight.

Will I be able to drive home after surgery?
How will my pain be treated after my surgery?
When can I see my family after my surgery or procedure?
What do the facility fees cover?
What medications are most commonly used to manage pain?
Who administers anesthesia?
Will I get to speak with the person doing my anesthesia before my surgery?
Is my physician employed by this hospital?