Our Services

Our surgeons perform a wide range of major and minor surgical procedures on an ambulatory basis, including these specialties:

  • General Surgery
  • Urology
  • Gynecology
  • Podiatry
  • ENT (adults and pediatrics)
  • Ophthalmology
  • Endoscopy
  • Physiatry and Pain Management

For your safety, please remember the following:

  • Unless otherwise instructed, do not eat foods or drink any liquid after midnight the night before your surgery. This includes gum, candy and mints.
  • If there are medicines that you will be required to take the morning of your surgery, you may do so with a small sip of water.
  • Please review medications with the pre-admission RN.
  • You may be asked not to take certain medications.
  • You must arrange for someone to take you home after.

Before Your Surgery

  • Notify your surgeon if there is a change in your physical condition, i.e. cold, fever, etc...
  • Make arrangements for a family member or friend to accompany you to and from ADC Surgery Center.
  • Prior to your procedure discuss with your surgeon any use of blood-thinner type medications (i.e. Coumadin, Plavix, Aspirin, etc.).
  • Please bring appropriate cases for eyeglasses and contact lenses, they may not be worn during surgery.
  • Bring all applicable insurance information and cards. You will need photo ID.
  • Review our information for patients and visitors and bring all completed and signed documents with you.
  • It is imperative that you have no food or drink - even water - after midnight prior to your surgery.

Day of Surgery

  • A family member or friend must accompany you to and from the ADC Surgery Center. You may not drive for 24 hours after surgery.
  • If possible, bathe or shower with an antibacterial soap such as Dial or Lever Antibacterial the night before your planned surgery.
  • Wear loose, comfortable clothes that are easy to get into after your surgery.
  • Leave all valuables at home - we cannot be responsible for lost or damaged personal belongings.
  • Remove all make-up.
  • Bring a list of all medications that you take on a daily basis.
  • Closely follow your doctor's instructions.

If you have any questions about your surgery, please call your personal physician for details.

The Day After Your Surgery

  • We will monitor you closely after surgery for 30 minutes to an hour (on average).
  • You will only be discharged after your surgeon or anesthesiologist determines you can be safely discharged.
  • Your go-home instructions will be discussed with you and your family member by our discharge nurse. You will receive a written copy of them.
  • Make sure you are not home alone for the initial 24-hour period after surgery.
  • Do not sign any contracts or serious legal documents for 24 hours after the surgery.
  • Do not drive for a minimum of 24 hours after the surgery and while on prescription pain medication.

Please return the patient questionnaire. We appreciate hearing from you.

Concerning Children’s Surgery

  • Arrange a tour of ADC Surgery Center with your child prior to their surgery by calling 512-901-7051.
  • Talk with your child about the upcoming procedure.
  • Let your child know that you will be there for them during recovery.
  • Allow your child to bring their favorite blanket, doll or toy.
  • Have one adult drive and another adult tend to the child on the way home.

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