Preparing for Surgery
For your convenience we are now offering One Medical Passport for pre-registration. Registration is designed to be quick and easy and completing the form should take you 10-15 minutes. You will be asked about your health history as well as to provide demographic and insurance information.
If you have not received a call by 3:00 p.m. the day before your surgery or have additional questions please call us at 301-424-6901 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
- No solid food including gum and mints after 12 midnight the night before surgery.
- Patients may have clear liquids up to 3 hours before their surgery time. Examples of this are black coffee, water, apple juice or Gatorade.
- If you are taking blood thinners such as Coumadin, Eliquis, Pradaxa, Aspirin, NSAIDS, Ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve, Advil or Vitamin E please speak with your physician to receive instructions about these medications to prepare for surgery.
- Bring any rescue inhalers with you
It is important for you to follow these guidelines before surgery to prevent delay or cancellations.