Preparing for Surgery
At Methodist Southlake Hospital, two appointments will be set to help prepare you for surgery: pre-admission testing and the surgery itself. Ideally, these two appointments are set several days apart to allow for any additional consultation that may be required, such as pulmonology or cardiology.
If, at any point, you have questions specific to your surgery, please talk to your physician or contact our pre-admission testing department at +1 (817) 865-4645.
Your pre-admission consultation will allow our team the opportunity to gather important information about your medical and surgical history. During this time, we’ll also provide you with important instructions on how to prepare for your surgery or procedure. Our goal is to provide a safe, comfortable surgery and reduce possible complications or no need for readmission.
We will schedule a time for you to come in to the hospital and undergo a standard pre-admission test. If your procedure requires, this visit will include a complete history and physical by our registered nurses and any diagnostic tests that your surgeon or physician has ordered may, including, but not limited to:
For your pre-admission consultation, please bring: