For Patients

The most important way to prepare for a surgery or procedure is to understand what is awaiting you. This section provides information to help make your experience at this facility as successful and positive as possible. The staff is happy to answer your questions, so do not hesitate to ask.

Every surgery or procedure is unique. Therefore, you should always consult your physician with specific questions about your surgery or procedure. The information provided in this section is presented as general guidelines. If at any time, the instructions on this website are different from or contradict those given to you by your physician or nurse, always defer to the instructions from the medical professional.

Preparing your child for surgery? Check out the Pediatric Patients page.

Download information on the Side Effects of Medication.


Nurses are available to answer questions from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m.
Monday through Friday by calling (816) 364-9992.