Before your surgery

Gateway Surgery Center wants to make your experience as pleasant as possible.  This information will answer many of the questions you may have about your surgery.  Please review this information carefully.

Prior to the day of Surgery:

The following instructions are very important and MUST be followed, otherwise it may be necessary to cancel your surgery.

You will receive a preoperative call 24-48 hrs prior to surgery from a Registered Nurse who will review which medications you should take and not take the morning of surgery.  Also, the nurse will review your allergies, verify correct surgery site, and may have a few more questions to ask before your surgery day.

The day of your surgery

Please follow these guidelines on the day of your surgery: