Before Surgery

Patients who have their procedures performed at Two Rivers Surgical enjoy the convenience of a centrally located facility with easily accessible parking, and a streamlined registration process. Two Rivers offers an inviting and comfortable environment designed for efficiency, comfort, safety, and privacy. Patients can rest assured that the friendly and knowledgeable healthcare professionals at Two Rivers will treat them with the utmost care and respect throughout their procedure, as outcomes and patient satisfaction are the true measures of our success.

The instructions below are provided to patients general guidelines. Your physician may also provide instructions specific to the procedure being performed. Contact the center with any questions.

What To Do And Expect Before Surgery…

Notify your surgeon before coming to the center if there is any change in your physical condition, such as a cold, fever, or a wound near your surgery site.

You will receive a packet from your surgeon regarding procedure, aftercare. Please review these items prior to surgery.

You will be scheduled to meet with a surgical nurse for Pre-Assessment Testing (PAT). This nurse will take a medical history and decide what pre-surgery testing might be necessary and provide you with instructions for day of surgery. If needed the nurse will draw blood or perform an EKG. Please come prepared with an accurate medical history and a list of current medications and allergies.

An Anesthesiologist will call you a few days prior to your surgery to review health information, discuss medications and answer any other questions. Unless instructed by your physician, do not take any medication after midnight the day of your surgery. Please note: if you are on blood pressure or heart medication, or if you are a diabetic obtain specific instructions from the anesthesiologist.

It is your responsibility to make advanced arrangements for a responsible adult to drive you home and remain with you for the first 24 hours after surgery. You may NOT drive yourself, be left alone, or leave the facility in public transportation unless accompanied by an adult. Failure to meet these guidelines could result in the cancellation of your procedure.

You will be contacted by the surgery scheduler as to your arrival time at to Two Rivers Surgical Center, Suite 200. This is usually 1 hour before scheduled surgery time.

What To Do

Day of Surgery
After Surgery