Your doctor's office will schedule your procedure. Once scheduled, a member of our staff may call you to obtain further information. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the Center and your upcoming procedure.
If you develop a fever, rash or cold the day before the procedure, contact your doctor at once, as your procedure may need to be rescheduled.
Remember, DO NOT EAT, DRINK, or CHEW anything after midnight the night before your surgery, unless otherwise instructed. This include gum, mints, candy and chewing tobacco.
During the registration process you will be asked to verify your billing and insurance information, and to sign a financial agreement. You will need:
If the patient or insurance information cannot be verified, the surgery will need to be rescheduled. If you need to make other financial arrangements, or an estimate of your bill, please call (330) 526-0530 prior to your surgery day.
Next, you will be taken to the pre-procedure area, where a nurse will verify medical information, allergies, and your current medications. The nurse will prepare you for your procedure, and an anesthesia provider will meet with you to discuss your medical history and the type of anesthesia you will have.
You can expect to spend 20-60 minutes in the post-anesthesia care unit, depending on the type of anesthesia you receive.
The nurses in this area will give you instructions for taking care of yourself at home. Should problems or questions arise when you are recovering at home, call your surgeon at the number provided in your discharge instructions.
If an emergency arises after normal business hours, please call your surgeon or go directly to your local emergency room. Ask emergency room personnel to contact your surgeon.