Preparing For Surgery
When it’s time for surgery, your care and comfort are in the best hands at Genesis Surgery Center. To ensure your day goes as smoothly as possible, it’s helpful to know what you and your loved ones can expect the day of your procedure.
A surgery nurse will reach out to you the day before surgery to give you an expected arrival time. You’ll also receive pre-operative care instructions, including food and drink instructions for the day before your surgery.
Day of Surgery
To help you prepare for your surgery day, please take note of these instructions:
- Bring your driver’s license and insurance card with you.
- Arrange for transportation to and from the Surgery Center.
- If possible, have one family member or friend wait until you’re discharged.
- Wear loose-fitting, comfortable clothing and slip-on shoes, if possible.
- No gum mints or smokeless tobacco
- No heavy/dark colored nail polish
- Avoid wearing jewelry or makeup, or bringing any other valuables with you.
- If you wear contact lenses, bring your glasses and contact case with you.
- If you become ill or begin any new medication before your surgery, contact your doctor immediately.
Payment and Insurance
Co-payments and deductibles are collected on admission to the Genesis Surgery Center. For information about patient billing and payments, contact Patient Financial Services at 740-454-4218 or 866-522-0422, ext. 4218.
Visitors are welcome to wait for you during surgery. We ask that no more than two visitors enter restricted patient care areas. Visitors are issued ID bands at registration.
To ask a question or share a concern, call the Genesis Surgery Center today at 740-455-6300.
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