Your physician will discuss your procedure with you and will schedule your surgical appointment. A member of our staff will contact you to obtain necessary information and provide important instructions pertaining to your visit to our facility.
You will be contacted a day or two before your procedure to confirm your arrival time. Please call us at 307.672.7874 if you have not been contacted by 2PM the business day before your surgery.
Eating, Drinking and Smoking
Do not have anything to eat or drink after midnight the night before your procedure. This includes food, mints, or chewing tobacco. You will receive specific instructions regarding liquids. Do not smoke or use tobacco products after midnight the night before your procedure. Do not drink alcohol 24 hours before AND after your procedure.
Ask your physician or pre-procedure nurse about any medications, including aspirin, which you take. If your physician has advised you to take any medication, please do so with a small sip of water. If you use an inhaler, remember to bring it with you. If you are diabetic and use insulin, please bring it with you. If you take blood pressure or heart medications, take your regular dosage as usual with a small sip of water.
You may bathe or shower and brush your teeth before coming to the center. Avoid swallowing water. Do not use perfumes, creams or lotions on the day of surgery.
Please wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. All jewelry must be removed, including ALL body piercing jewelry.
We strongly recommend that you leave all valuables including jewelry at home.
Dentures, Hearing Aids, Contact Lenses and Glasses
These items may need to be removed prior to your procedure. If you use any of these items, please bring their cases with you for proper storage.
We ask you to please have clean, dry hair on the day of your procedure. Avoid using clips, pins and bands that bind hair.
In Case of Illness
If you develop a fever, cough, or and other medical problem, please notify your physician as soon as possible.
You must arrange for a responsible adult to drive you home after your procedure and stay with you for a minimum of 24 hours.
Visitors may stay with you before your surgery. They will be able to wait in our lobby area during your procedure until you are ready to go home. Please limit your visitors to two people. Small children should be left at home.
We offer a complete range of anesthesia services provided by board-certified anesthesia providers. You will have an opportunity to meet your anesthesia provider prior to surgery to have all of your questions answered and to participate in developing your care plan. Anesthesia services are not part of the facility fee and are billed separately.
Identification & Financial
Bring a picture ID, insurance information, and any payment needed for co-pays, deductibles or cash pay procedures. Please do not hesitate to call us with any questions. Sheridan Surgical Center business hours are 8AM to 4PM.