Day of Surgery Checklist

Please follow these guidelines for the day of your surgery:

  • Please bring your insurance card(s) and picture identification.
  • Be sure to have an adult present to accompany you home when your surgery is completed
  • Please leave your valuables, including jewelry and watches, at home
  • Biological or custodial parents are minor patients must be present in the building at all times
  • Please leave jewelry and other valuables at home for safekeeping.
  • A parent must sign permits for surgery if the child is under 18
  • Guardians must bring written proof of guardianship on the day of surgery; without this documentation, surgery may be cancelled.  
  • If your child is scheduled for surgery, we encourage you to bring his or her favorite toy for extra comfort
  • Wear comfortable, loose fitting clothes
  • Please do not wear contact lenses or make-up
  • Please leave children not having surgery at home
  • Please bring a written list of medications you are taking along with the dosages

*Please bathe or shower prior to your surgery, do not use lotions or powders

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