If you need surgery, it’s good to know you can count on Providence for the best possible, most compassionate care around. In fact, every year, thousands of your friends and neighbors trust their surgery to us. We offer state-of-the-art technology, innovative treatment models and an excellent surgical staff for your inpatient or outpatient surgical procedures.
Your physician will let you know if you need a phone consultation with a nurse to help you prepare for your surgery. The nurse will tell you how our safety measures carefully identify you as the patient, along with your specific procedure and surgical site. Your nurse will also verify your current medications and allergies and tell you what to expect on the day of your surgery.
Before your nurse consultation, please be prepared with:
If you're having outpatient surgery, please make sure you have someone readily available to drive you home after your surgery. You'll also need someone to be accessible to you for 24 hours after you get home.
Please contact your surgeon before your surgery date if you: