Pre-Op Exams at FirstCall Medical Center
At our state-of-the-art facility, we understand that preparation is key to a successful surgery. Our pre-operative – or “pre-op” – evaluations are designed to provide personalized assessments to prepare for an upcoming surgical experience. Simply walk-in today!
Preparing for surgery involves more than just scheduling the procedure. At FirstCall Medical Center, we understand the importance of thorough pre-operative evaluations to ensure your safety and optimize the success of your surgery. Our dedicated healthcare providers are here to guide you through the process. We offer comprehensive pre-op exams tailored to our specific needs.
- History & Physical
- Lab Work
- Chest X-Ray
- COVID-19 Test
What To Expect at Your Pre-Op Exam
Understanding what to expect during your pre-op exam can help alleviate any stress and ensure a smooth experience. Here’s what you can generally anticipate during your visit:
1. Review and Discussion
You can expect a thorough discussion prior to the exam, focusing on your medical history and factors relevant to your surgery. Our team will address any questions you may have and provide more guidance on what services you may need prior to the operation/surgery.
2. Personalized Examination
Your pre-operative medical exam may include measuring vital signs, blood testing, urinalysis, EKG, and other imaging tests depending on the type of surgery. We can coordinate with your surgeon’s office to ensure everything is ready to go for your upcoming appointment.
3. Follow-Up and Turnaround Time
Following the pre-operative evaluation, we will provide you with a personalized care plan. This may include pre-surgery preparations, medication adjustments, or lifestyle recommendations to aid your recovery. Our team is dedicated to ensuring each patient understands the planned surgery, including its potential risks and expected outcomes. Pre-op services provide an opportunity to address any issues before they become complications during or after your procedure. We offer a 24-48 hour turnaround time for most results
What To Bring With You
To make your pre-op exam as efficient as possible, please bring the following items with you:
- A valid photo identification and insurance information
- Relevant medical records, including past surgeries and current medications
- Any relevant paperwork or forms from your surgeon’s office
- A list of questions you may have about the pre-operative process
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