Pre-Operation Visit

Your physician will schedule a preoperative visit at the hospital prior to your surgery.

On the date of the pre-op visit,

  • Please come to the hospital’s outpatient registration desk.

  • Bring your insurance card and picture identification with you to register.

  • Bring your medications or a list of your current medications.

  • A nurse will complete a health assessment. You will be asked questions related to your health history. The nurse will also provide information and instructions related to your upcoming surgical procedure.

  • Lab, x-ray and possibly other diagnostic tests will be performed during this visit.

  • You will attend Joint Venture Class in our Sidney A Bell Joint CafĂ©/Education Room.