Below you will find documents, preparation information and other helpful resources better your experience at our centers and clinics. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions.
Patient Information Form
If you are a new patient, please fill out the form of our center that you are visiting listed below in advance of your appointment to assist the staff in making sure that we have all the information necessary to provide you with quality care and treatment. Please bring the completed form with you to your appointment.
Patient Rights and Responsibilities
To assure that the basic rights of human beings for independence of expression, decision and action, concern for personal dignity and human relationships are preserved for all patients, and to define the responsibilities of patients seen at Advanced Surgical Centers.
Before the surgery
If you have any special requests (i.e. disabilities, language translation, etc.), please call our Corporate Office at (818)937-9969 and let us know what your specific needs are. We will be happy to accommodate you!
Transportation: You must have transportation available for pickup. Uber, taxi, or other private car service is not acceptable if you are attempting to home alone. If you need transportation arranged, please call our corporate office at (818)937-9969.
Personal Hygiene and Appearance:
Day Before the Surgery:
Call us the day before surgery to discuss the following:
Time of surgery and medical history. Please call (818)937-9969 between 10:00am and 3:00pm one business day before your surgery to receive your pre-operative instructions and to review your medical history with our staff. We ask that you arrive one hour prior to surgery to complete and sign consent forms.
If you have any serious medical problems or have recently developed a cold, fever, sore throat or any other condition that you believe might affect your readiness for surgery, please tell us during your telephone interview.
Items to Bring with You:
Types of Anesthesia:
May be discussed with Anesthesiologist prior to going into surgery. Types of anesthesia fall into three categories:
After the surgery
The average length of stay following surgery is an hour or two, but this may be shorter for children or adults who have brief procedures. You must have a responsible adult give you a ride home and arrange to have someone stay with you following surgery. Also, for the first 24 hours after surgery, follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and: