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Our Outpatient Surgery Centers in Phoenix, Arizona

Deer Valley
Outpatient Surgery Center

19646 N. 27th Ave., Suite 101
Medical Office Building 3
Phoenix, AZ 85027
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Surgery Center: 623-238-7080

North Mountain
Outpatient Surgery Center
9250 N. Third St., Suite 1001
Integrated Medical Services Building
Phoenix, AZ 85020
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View North Mountain Hospital campus map
Surgery Center: 602-870-6335

For your convenience you may schedule surgery at either center by calling
Central Scheduling at 623-434-6226.

outpatient surgery centers in phoenix arizona
Video feature: Shawn B. Mathews, MD, an ear, nose and throat surgeon on staff at both John C. Lincoln Hospitals, explains why outpatient surgery has become an increasingly popular treatment option.

Outpatient surgery is ideal for patients who are healthy (except for having a surgical need) and find comfort in recovering at home. Our outpatient surgery centers in Phoenix, Arizona, offer a calm environment, where patients won't experience the traditional bustle of hospital emergency activity.

John C. Lincoln's advanced technology enables physicians to perform a variety of procedures on an outpatient basis. Procedures can be as diverse as orthopedics, pain management, plastic surgery, podiatry, sinus surgery and urology.

Scheduling

Before your surgery, you will be contacted by the pre-assessment nurse to discuss your medical history, including medications you currently take. Bring the list of your medications with you on the day of your surgery.

If you need to cancel your scheduled surgery time for any reason, promptly notifiy your physician.

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Laboratory Testing

You may have laboratory tests before surgery. If tests are required and have not been done in your physician's office, you may be contacted to schedule such tests.

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Before Surgery

Along with your doctor's instructions, it is very important to follow the guidelines below. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of your surgery.

  • Notify your doctor immediately if you develop any signs and/or symptoms of being ill before surgery. This includes a cold, cough, respiratory infections, fever or significant change in the condition for which you are having surgery.
  • Any questions you may have about your condition should be directed to your physician.
  • Do not eat, drink or smoke after midnight the night before surgery. This includes water, coffee, juice, chewing gum or mints. It is dangerous to have any anesthetic after you have eaten.
  • You may brush your teeth, but don't swallow the water.
  • Take a shower or bath the night before or on the morning of surgery. Do not apply powders, colognes or body lotion.
  • Do not wear make-up or jewelry. All body piercings must be removed.
  • Contact lenses and dentures should be removed before surgery. Please bring a storage container. If you wear contacts, bring your glasses.
  • Bring loose, comfortable clothing to wear home. Please bring a list of all medications you are taking, including dosage, along with a list of allergies you may have.
  • On the morning of your surgery, do not take any of your regular medication except blood pressure, (excluding diuretics) or heart or seizure medication as directed by your doctor. Medications should be taken with no more than a tablespoon of water.
  • Arrange to have a responsible adult accompany you to and from your surgery and stay in the waiting area during your surgery. You may take a cab home if accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • Do not bring children to wait for you.
  • If your child is having the scheduled surgery, for his or her safety, someone in addition to the driver should be available to care for the child on the way home. A parent or legal guardian must accompany a minor child who is having surgery.

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At the Surgery Center

Your insurance information will need to be completed before the surgery begins. Please bring your insurance cards or forms and a picture ID with you. You may be required to make a deposit.

A parent or legal guardian must sign for a minor child.

Visitor lounges are available for use by people who may accompany you.

Your doctor may contact your family members in the lounge after surgery is finished and let them know how you are doing.

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Recovery

You will be in recovery for one hour or more. It is necessary for you to stay there until you are medically stable.

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After Surgery

A copy of postoperative instructions will be given to you when you are discharged after surgery.

Any prescriptions written by your physician will need to be filled at your local pharmacy. We cannot fill your prescription.

When you are dressed and ready to leave, your family will be notified and you will be accompanied to the car.

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