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​​​​​​​​How to Prepare for your Surgical Visit

If your doctor has told you that you need surgery, he or she will begin the scheduling process. You will then receive a call from our registration department so we can obtain necessary information and schedule any pre-surgery testing you might need.   

This page outlines what you need to know when preparing for your surgical procedure at any surgical location of The Christ Hospital Health Network.   

What forms will I need to complete prior to surgery?
What testing is required before surgery? 
How soon before surgery do I need to complete my testing?
Will my test results be received by my surgeon before surgery?
Where are your locations for testing?
Will I need an anesthesiologist evaluation prior to surgery?
What if I get sick or have physical changes prior to surgery?
What if I require blood replacement during surgery?
Should I prepare to have a driver for the ride home?