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After Surgery

Once you are in stable condition, you will be discharged.  Most patients are discharged one to six hours after surgery.  It is normal to experience sleepiness and dizziness for 12 to 24 hours after surgery.

Post Care
You will receive verbal and written post-surgical care instructions (please follow these instructions).  Your escort must be available to discuss and sign these instructions before you will be allowed to go home.  If you experience anything unusual after your surgery, please call your surgeon or go to the nearest emergency room.
A nurse from our center will call you on/or by the next business day after your surgery to check on your recovery.

Transportation
DO NOT PLAN TO DRIVE
yourself home or use public transportation after your procedure.  A friend or relative or dedicated caregiver MUST stay with you for 24 hours.

Pathology Reports and Providers

In the event a specimen was ordered to be taken and submitted for study, you may incur a charge related to that process billed by the Pathology Provider ordered/requested by your surgeon. The provider would submit to your insurance carrier/responsible party and you may have a financial responsibility/bill related to that expense. We Primarily utilize the following Providers:

Ameripath PO Box 740781 Cincinnati, OH 45274-0698 Phone 800-779-8857

Healthfirst 1350 Hickory St. Melbourne, FL 32901 Phone 321-434-7191