Thank you for choosing 212 Surgery Center! We are happy to provide you with an exceptional surgical experience! This website will help guide you through what to expect during your visit to 212 Surgery Center.
Pre-Op Phone Call
You will receive a phone call with all of your pre-operative instructions. This call will include:
This is not an all-inclusive list so please be available for our call 2 business days prior to your procedure or 1 business day if your surgeon is Dr. Marek. Don’t be afraid to ask questions, we are here for you!
Please complete the Pre-Admission Screening (PAS) at least 3 days prior to your surgery to allow time for a nurse to review. This will be sent to you via text message or email.
Arrive for Surgery
Check in at the front office with your family member at the time given to you during your pre-op phone call.
Bring your insurance card and ID, as well as your Covid-19 vaccination card or copy of Covd-19 test (if instructed to obtain one prior to surgery).
Please bring a list of any medications including names and dosages.
Wear comfortable loose-fitting clothing to allow for dressings and/or splints (no jeans, please).
When your check-in is complete, a pre-op nurse will bring you to a pre-op room where they will:
In pre-op, you will meet your surgeon and anesthesiologist who will perform a series of tasks for your safety.
Your Surgeon will:
Your Anesthesiologist will:
All safety checks have been completed and the operating suite is ready for you! Your OR nurse will introduce themselves and you will meet the nurse anesthetist who will provide your anesthesia for surgery.
Your family is welcome to wait in the waiting room, or leave the facility if you are over 18.
Once surgery is complete, the surgeon will discuss findings with your family member, if present. If your family member is not present, they will miss the opportunity to speak with the surgeon.
After your surgery is complete, you will be moved to the recovery room where you will be monitored until you are ready to go home. Although times may vary, most patients are discharged 30 minutes to two hours after surgery.
Sometimes people are so focused on their surgery that they forget to ask questions about their recovery. Here are a few details about what you can expect:
Here are a few things to keep in mind:
Leaving the Center and After Your Procedure
Prepare to stop at a pharmacy on your drive home to fill your prescription if one was written for you.
A nurse from 212 Surgery Center will call you within a day or 2 to check-in on your recovery and progress.
In the event of a medical emergency, please call 911.