Day of Surgery

Waiting Area & Front Desk
If you are unable to keep your appointment or you are delayed, please contact the center immediately at 785-832-0588.

- Bring your driver’s license or identification card, and health insurance cards or forms with you. You may also be asked to pay your co-insurance, deductible, or copay.
-Leave all jewelry and other valuables at home or with a family member.
- Choose low-heeled shoes and loose, comfortable clothing that is easy to put on and take off and easily folded. Avoid garments that pull over your head and have metal buttons or zippers. Sleeves and legs should be loose enough to fit over bandages if necessary. No blue jeans or blue jean material should be worn.
- Remove contact lenses, all makeup and nail polish.
- You may shower or bathe as you normally would. It is recommended you shower with a non-perfumed antibacterial soap prior to surgery. The soap should say “antibacterial” on the label.

If applicable, bring the following items with you:
Eyeglasses in a protective case
Dentures/denture case
Hearing aid(s)/case
Crutches or walker

Please use circle driveway entrance at NE corner of building. As you walk in, use elevators on your left to the second floor entrance. Please be aware that our building does not provide for any meal services. There are snack machines on the lower level.

Please register at the front desk upon arrival. You will be escorted into the pre-operative area where your pulse, temperature, respiration, and blood pressure will be taken. You may be asked to change into a gown provided by the Center. Your anesthesiologist and surgeon will visit with you prior to surgery.

You will be brought to the operating room for your procedure, and anesthesia will be administered there. After your procedure is completed, you will be moved to a recovery area until you are ready to go home. Here, you may be given crackers and drink, and one visitor may join you.
A parent or guardian is required to stay with child less than 18 years of age during pre-op and post-op processes and must remain in building during the child's surgical procedure.

Children must not be left unattended in the waiting room and will not be permitted in restricted areas for their own safety and the safety of our patients. If you choose to bring children along to the Center, please make certain that they have adequate supervision.


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