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Ambulatory Surgery Instructions

Ambulatory Surgery Instructions

For Adults

NOTE: It is important that you arrive at the report time shown above so that your case can start on time. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of your appointment.

NO UBER OR TAXI

Please have appropriate transportation; Uber and taxis are not allowed.

DO NOT EAT OR DRINK FOUR HOURS BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT

Eating or drinking before your appointment can be fatal. (No water, nothing except prescribed medication with a minimal amount of water.)

WEAR LOOSE FITTING CLOTHES

Monitoring devices need to be attached easily. Preferably a short-sleeved shirt. No tank tops or hooded sweatshirts, please.

A RESPONSIBLE ADULT MUST ACCOMPANY YOU 

They must remain in the office and drive you home. This person must be available to monitor you for 8 hours after the procedure.

SINCE YOUR RESPONSIBLE ADULT MUST BE ABLE TO ASSIST YOU, DO NOT BRING ANY SMALL CHILDREN TO YOUR APPOINTMENT.

If you have any questions, please call us at (716) 362-4800.
A cancellation of a scheduled surgery appointment less than 72 hours notice will incur a cost of $100

 

For Kids

NOTE: It is important that you arrive before your appointment so that your case can start on time. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of your appointment. Please note the procedure time may be moved up or back based on other cases scheduled that day.

DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING 8 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL TIME
This includes no water, gum, hard candies, etc. Prescribed medication may be taken with a minimal amount of water. Failure to follow these instructions can be life threatening. Your child’s procedure may be delayed or canceled entirely if these instructions are not followed.

CHANGES IN HEALTH STATUS
Please notify our office if there are any changes in your child’s health and/or medical conditions. Fever, ear infections, nasal and/or chest congestion, etc. may put your child at an increased risk for complications. Should your child become ill just prior to the scheduled OR date, please contact the office to see if it is necessary to postpone the procedure.

A RESPONSIBLE ADULT MUST ACCOMPANY THE PATIENT
They must remain in the office and drive your child home. This person must be available to monitor the child for 8 hours after the procedure. Patients under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The legal guardian must show proof of legal guardianship. A stepparent that is not a legal guardian may not sign a consent for treatment.

SINCE YOUR RESPONSIBLE ADULT MUST BE ABLE TO ASSIST THE PATIENT, DO NOT BRING ADDITIONAL SMALL CHILDREN TO YOUR APPOINTMENT.

If you have any questions, please call us at (716) 362-4800.
A cancellation of a scheduled surgery appointment will incur a cost of $265.00

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